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how to be the parents you want to be
in Kids & Family, That's Life

It’s Time to Stop Looking Over That Fence & Be The Parents YOU Want to Be

    PLEASE…Stop looking over that fence for greener grass.  Parenting is tough and you may or may not be doing the right thing with your kids, but I am here to tell you that looking over the fence is the wrong thing to do.  Truth is, everyone has their issues.  You just don’t usually know what they are, because they are hidden behind that…

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mom fail
in Kids & Family, That's Life

A Mom Fail Gone Right

  If you know me at all, you know that I have a major control issue when it comes to my kitchen… It starts at the market, both with sourcing my food and then bagging my purchases.  Don’t you dare try to help me bag my groceries or I might melt down.  It continues to all aspects of the kitchen, including loading and un-loading the…

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in Kids & Family, That's Life, Travel Done Well

The Amazing Benefits Of World Travel With Your College Kids

Children grow up way too fast and then all of a sudden, they are off to college. We have always been a family that travels and have taken the kids with us at all stages. But, after traveling so many years with them and them on their own, my husband and I have come to the conclusion that traveling with college age kids offers many…

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birthday gifts for teenage girls
in Kids & Family, That's Life, Travel Tips

5 Perfect Birthday Gifts For The Teenage Girls In Your Life

I am so excited!  It’s July, which means I get to buy birthday gifts for teenage girls – two of my nieces.  But, as they are getting older, I’m finding it harder and harder to pick the perfect gift.  I know everyone says to just get them a gift card, but I really don’t like being that gift card person, even though I have been…

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