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Having A Baby? Here’s What You Want To Pack in Your Hospital Bag

I was one of those women who packed a hospital bag about two months before my due date. I obsessively checked websites for lists of what to include, worried that I might forget something. I wanted my time in the...Read More
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  • Angry Birds Cupcakes

    My middle son’s 10th birthday was earlier this month and I wanted to do something special for him – after all, entering the double digits is a big deal. His favorite game right now is Angry Birds, with the yellow one being his f...

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  • RECIPE: Crock Pot Chocolate Candy Balls

    There are a lot of recipes for making candy in a crock pot. This is one of the easiest and most versatile around! Crock Pot Chocolate Candy Balls are loaded with flavor and so simple to make, this is a great project to tackle with the kids....

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    Embarrassing Memories, No Alcohol Required!

    Combine a lack of coordination with the inability to see, and what do you get? A really great video to show at a wedding one day. READ MORE

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  • How Do I Love Coffee? Let Me Count the ways…

    As a child, there wasn’t a day that went by when I didn’t awake to the robust essence of my parents’ morning addiction drifting upstairs from the kitchen. Though I’ve always adored the pleasant aroma of a fresh pot brewing, I didn...

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  • Summer Makeup Recommendations

    Summer is officially here. We just got back from a family weekend at The Montage Laguna Beach. There was lots of fun in the sun, not-to-be missed walks on the beach, and poolside lunches. I highly recommend applying sunblock—before going ...

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    World’s Least-Efficient Housekeeping Helper

    Pretty sure this is a bit of an ineffective way to clean your windows. But hey, at least she’s trying! READ MORE

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  • How To: Hair Chalk

    For those of you who have been thinking of trying out hair chalk on your kids (or yourself!) but have questions about how to use it… this tutorial is for you!...

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  • 7 Beauty Lessons Learned from Downton Abbey

    1. Your complexion always looks better in candlelight....

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    11 Moms Who Are Winning At Motherhood

    This post is brought to you by The Mysteries of Laura, which stars a frazzled Debra Messing as Laura Diamond, a busy mom on a quest to have it all. Series premiere Wednesday September 24 8/7 central.

    Nobody would ever argue that parenting is easy. But a sense of humor and a bit of levity can go a long way towards making life as a mom a little bit easier.  Here are eleven moms who clearly have a grasp on this concept and are winning at motherhood. READ MORE

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  • So Your Kid Wants to be a Tree for Halloween…

    A few years ago, the most creative of my 3 boys stated that wanted to be an autumn tree for Halloween. Really, kid? REALLY??? I was stumped. (Ha!) After some brainstorming I came up with a great and easy way to make his Halloween wish come ...

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  • Eat Your Heart Out, Mary Poppins

    Before children, I always dreamed that I would be the type of mother who would puree my own organic baby food, speak French and Spanish to each child, ban television from our home and spend every free hour doing educational projects or arts...

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    I Love My Hairy Children

    Okay, so I’m not a mother in the sense that I pushed kids out of my hoo ha, but I still think I’m a mother after all.

    Granted, some people would agree I’m a mother, but would then add an unfortunate expletive after that. Those people suck. Duh. READ MORE

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  • My Favorite Websites: Food!

    Ahhh making dinner! It usually occurs to me at about 3 pm “oh yeah, I have to make dinner tonight!” And then I panic and hope my family is not too tired of chicken…or soup…or chicken soup....

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  • I’m Done Biting My Tongue

    I’m done biting my tongue. I’m done letting people around me hurt me or those I love without having my say about it. I’m done watching people who are supposed to have my best interests at heart, or who are supposed to love and suppor...

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    What Happens When Grandma Comes Over…

    She’s getting her tiniest grandkid started early!  READ MORE

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  • Kid Oscars

    Were you too busy to watch this year’s Best Picture nominees? These kids have you covered and will catch you up on all the important moments!...

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  • Tips For Traveling With Toddlers And Babies

    Similar to the difference of getting sick pre- and post-baby, there are striking differences when traveling pre- and post-baby. Of course, no one enjoys the long lines and inevitable delays that come with airport travel, especially around t...

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