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    5 Ways Parents Can Help Children Manage Emotions

    This 2016 Presidential Election was highly emotional for our family. Olivia and Alexandra were both very interested and involved in the progress of the presidential election. Olivia had a school project following both candidates, their platforms and policies, and even analyzing the debates. Alexandra was studying US History at the time, and the structure of …

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    A Love Letter To My College Bound Son

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and LISTERINE. All opinions are mine alone. #BackToBold #CollectiveBias  To My College Bound Son: I cannot believe that you will soon be headed off to college. From the time you came into my life, I have been preparing you for this day. What I failed to …

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    How To Build a First Aid Kit For Allergies

    Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SootheYourSoreSpots #CollectiveBias As a sports mom, I spend lots of time on the sideline. Long days at the track or in the stands can take a toll on your body. It’s just as important for moms to …

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    Kids Summer Wardrobe for Every Personality

    It’s time to pack up the winter clothes and pray that something in your kids’ summer wardrobe still fits. But if your children are like mine, growth spurts come just because all the clothes you have are one size too small. And don’t bank on being able to pass down items from an older sibling to …

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    Helping Your Teenager Manage Stressful Situations

    Parenting through the transition from adolescence through puberty is an emotional rollercoaster.  There are so many changes happening to a child in this phase of life. Physical changes are the most obvious and the ones parents often give the most attention.  It’s rather difficult to ignore the odor of a teenaged boy’s room. Social changes are …

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    3 Lessons Donald Trump Can Help You Teach Your Kids

    My girls were very interested in the 2016 presidential election. We watched the debates, listened to morning radio commentary, and Olivia even had a project for school. Alexandra’s school had a parent gathering to discuss concerns regarding the volatile nature of the campaigns and how it was impacting our children. No matter who you supported, …

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    When Being A Wife and Mom Conflict

    I have always wanted to be a good wife and a good mom. At some points in my life, I only wanted to be a good wife and a good mom. For me, there is no achievement greater than a happy, healthy family. The saying goes “happy wife, happy life,” and “when mom is happy, everyone …

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