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Parenting Teens Who Think They Know It All

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Parenting teens is an important job.  I have been told many times by parents of teens that they seem to reject their parenting efforts.  Don’ let them, I say, teens still need you.  Don’t abandon them at their first display of independence.  Today, I am happy to have Leon Scott Baxter, the author of the

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How To Make Ice Cream Cone Candles

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I love this fun and adorable diy project- how to make ice cream cone candles.  It is such a cute diy gift and makes great summer home decor.  Ken Wingard was inspired to make this fun DIY candle craft after Dolly Parton shared stories of growing up without electricity.  To this day, she loves lighting candles

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10 Safe Summer Driving Tips For Families

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Summer is upon us. For many people that means extra driving whether it is to fun events around town with the kids are even a cross-country road trip. This post with safe summer driving tips is brought to you by Autotrader to help you and your family get involved in making your car summer ready.

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Danya Ruttenberg on Parenthood and Seeing The Kid In Front Of You

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Parenthood is no doubt a wonderful gift.  Parenthood opens your eyes and changes you as a person.  Today I am happy to have, Danya Ruttenberg, author of Nurture the Wow: Finding Spirituality in the Frustration, Boredom, Tears, Poop, Desperation, Wonder, and Radical Amazement of Parenting (affiliate link below) talk about parenthood and seeing the kid in

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Is Your Family Eating Together? Take The Mealtime Movement Challenge

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Did your family eat together when you were little? Is your family eating together now? While it sometimes not possible due to work schedules, family mealtime is something that should be a priority whenever you can make it happen. Family eating together encourages family to stop and enjoy each other’s company and to really connect

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Purina Muse Cat Food For My Muse

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Muse Cat Food. All opinions are 100% mine. We have had our cat for five years and Ron the Cat is my muse. He inspires me everyday to relax. As a mom who works from home, I am always busy with the kids, working,

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Baby’s First Birthday Gift Ideas And Event

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For every new parent, one of the biggest milestones in their child’s life is that very special first birthday. So many changes happen in that first year for the baby and the parents and the first birthday is a time to stand back and think, “Wow, that was one year of amazing awesomeness and the

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5 Hidden Benefits of Babywearing

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I practiced babywearing with both of my babies.  I never thought of it in that way. I first started using a baby carrier so I could take a walk without pushing the stroller and just have my baby close.  Then I noticed how much my babies liked it. If I was trying to get something

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Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal Allergy Vacuum Review

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A good vacuum is so important to keeping a home clean. I have had lots of good vacuums. However, I recently decided that I wanted to have best vacuum for dealing with animals and allergies. That is why I checked out Dyson- because they are known for having the vacuums with the best suction. I

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A Great Chair For Back Support: Body Archer

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Our spines are so important to our ability to move comfortably and to protect our spinal cord and the function of our central nervous system. A healthy spine is crucial to maintaining whole body health. As someone whose mother and grandmother have struggled greatly with back problems, I want to make sure I support my

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