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A Smartphone For The Urban Warrior In All Of Us

When it comes to buying a smartphone it seems like there are hundreds of choices and no choices at the same time. There are so many options but we don’t even know where to start. They all do the same basic things, so they seem interchangeable. But we know they’re not. What I love about […]

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Make Trick or Treat Time Safer With Life360

This post is a sponsored conversation about family communication. It’s that time of year when little ghouls and ghosts take to the streets to plan a few tricks, but mainly to grab lots of treats. For some people Halloween is a big celebration. Not so much for me. But I do buy the good candy! […]

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Seven Not So Scary Reasons to Celebrate Halloween at Disney

I’m not a Halloween person. I’ve mentioned that before and it’s something many of my friends learn very early on in our friendship. But when Halloween is packaged with Mickey Mouse, roller coasters, a parade, and family memories, that I can do! On our second trip to Disney World we were there during Mickey’s No So […]

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6 Reasons To Choose Sheraton Vistana Villages Resort for Your Disney World Vacation

For our annual summer pilgrimage to Central Florida one of the toughest questions is whether or not to stay on-site at Disney World. There are many options for both, but there are pros and cons that need to be weighed in determining if you stay on-property or off-site when you visit Disney World. Things like getting […]

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Create The WOW – Parenting On A New Level

As summer was coming to a close for most, my family and I headed out to Florida for our pilgrimage to theme park central. As someone who has strong memories from childhood, it’s important for me to help create opportunities for BabyGirl to make her own memories.  As an only child, BabyGirl is often required to […]

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Kids, Smartphones, and Emergency Preparedness

September is National Emergency Preparedness month. I didn’t know there was a month dedicated to this. And because I didn’t know and I consider myself to be well-informed I figured you may not know either. As part of the Verizon Influencers group I participate in the weekly #vzwbuzz chat on Twitter (Friday at 3pm ET […]

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Disney and the Art of Henna

I’ve been fascinated by henna art for many years, but never thought it was something I could experience. I didn’t see a Jewish person with a henna until I was an adult. That was the first time I began to research henna art and discovered it’s role and significance in many of the middle eastern […]

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Minecraft and Girls

Microsoft announced the purchase of Mojang, creator of the wildly popular game Minecraft, and there was a loud sigh in my household. BabyGirl is a Minecraft junkie and it’s a topic of constant conversation with her friends. Interestingly, she’s the one who came home and told me about the rumors of a sale. Minecraft girls […]

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Donate Mobile Phone To Help Domestic Violence Survivors

We tend to hear about domestic violence in the news when there are celebrities involved or when something so heinous occurs the news outlets know it will get viewers or readers. When celebrities are involved, there are often people who defend the behavior or try to give justifications for how we, the public, are misinterpreting […]

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How To Use IFTTT To Protect Your Kids Online

Kids and tech. Like every other aspect of parenting, talking about kids and tech brings about some very strong opinions. More specifically, bring up kids and cell phone or kids and texting and everyone has something to say or horror stories to share. Recently, I was having a conversation with a few online friends about […]

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