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What To Do If You Only Have One Day In Dublin

On the way back from Israel, in an effort to ease the transition back home, we stopped in Dublin. Neither CycleGuy nor I had ever been to Dublin, except for the several hours we spent in the airport on the way out to Israel. In planning the trip, I didn’t want to bypass the opportunity […]

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Heirloom Guilt

Hi, my name is Sara and I have heirloom guilt. What is heirloom guilt? It’s a mental health issue, kind of. A psychological block that brings about feelings of guilt at having to get rid of family “heirlooms”. And I use heirloom loosely. It sounds fancier than “getting rid of the “crap my family couldn’t” guilt”. […]

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Is There Such A Thing As 80s Remorse? #SwitchersRemorse

Disclosure: As part of the Verizon Influencer team I have been compensated to share with you a situation in my life where I made a decision I later changed or wish I had. Because, really, who among us hasn’t had at least one of these? Have you ever listened to Snap Judgement? It’s a show on […]

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Teens, Tweens, Tech Safety and Making Mistakes

June is Internet Safety Month. Not a day goes by that BabyGirl isn’t online in some fashion. The interesting thing is that I’ve also seen October designated as Online Safety Month. As the parent of a tween, though, every month is Internet and Online Safety Month. Tech minefields are discovered every day and we can’t wait […]

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Own Your Health With Theranos

Disclosure: This post is part of the #OwnYourHealth campaign introducing Theranos and a new way to experience lab tests. Long before “ObamaCare”, I believed I had a right to control my medical care. I’d spent most of my childhood involved, in some way, with my mom’s health care. Given my family history, I believe in […]

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Summer Snacks For The Whole Family

Disclosure: I received several products from Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. and The Motherhood as part of my participation in the LISTERINE® “Totally Take Care Of” campaign. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own.  When summer rolls around, the last place I want to be is in the kitchen heating up […]

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Take Sound On The Go With Ultimate Ears Boom Speaker

I grew up in the era of the boom box. If you don’t know what that is, it’s that giant portable stereo John Cusack held up in the movie Say Anything. If you’ve never seen Say Anything, you really should. Not just for the boom box scene, but it’s a really great movie. Anyway, teens […]

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Why I Chose Acupuncture For My Daughter

Anytime you see your child limping and favoring one leg you’re concerned. As a parent whose child is rarely ever sick and has never injured herself I was immediately concerned that BabyGirl was hobbling when I picked her up at school. Sure she plays at recess and things can happen. Of course something could have […]

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What To Do In Phoenix and Scottsdale

While the temperatures are well into the 100s, Phoenix, Scottsdale, and the surrounding area is a great place in the summer. Honestly, it’s great all year ’round! From the city-run splash pads and pools to the fun indoor activities, there is something new to do every day! Whether it’s a staycation at one of the […]

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Totally Taken Care Of This Summer With Listerine

Disclosure: I received several products from Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. and The Motherhood as part of my participation in the LISTERINE® “Totally Take Care Of” campaign. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own.  Spring and Summer seem to be busier than ever when it comes to family and kids. Between […]

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