World’s Best Purple Pencil Sharpener

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End of Summer Pool and Spa Care – For Less Work Next Season

This is a sponsored conversation on behalf of Clorox Pool & Spa to encourage us to make the most of the last days of summer. When I was a kid, Labor Day weekend was kind of the last hurrah of summer. We’d hang out by the pool and laugh, eat way too much food, and […]

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No One Wants The Nickname Dragon Breath

Disclosure: I received several products from Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. and The Motherhood as part of my participation in this LISTERINE®” education program. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post, unless noted, are my own. Parenting a tween or teen has many challenges. I spend quite a bit of […]

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How To Recover Restrictions Passcode on iPhone, iPad, and iPod

I am a member of the Verizon Influencer team. While I am sharing this post as part of my relationship with The Online Mom and Verizon, these are solely my thoughts and opinions and do not necessarily reflect those of Online Mom Media or Verizon. Shortly after updating my iPhone to iOS 9 I wanted […]

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Back To School Tech Tips To Keep Parents Sane and Kids Safe

It’s back to school season and for many it means new tech and upgrades to existing tech, and not just for the kids. Parents are often introduced to new technology to help kids with homework, communicate with the school, or just stay connected in an increasingly connected world. Kids may be experiencing new technology at school, switching […]

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7 Tips for Making Middle School Pick Up Less Stressful for Everyone

For most parents, when you talk about ‘back to school’ there’s a bit of melancholy in their voice. Having the kids home for the summer means lazy days, less rush, fun vacations, staycations. Lots of summer stuff making memories. But after all the “I’m bored!”, “There’s nothing to do.”, and “I’m hungry!” wails, there’s a […]

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Turning a Dream Vacation to Israel into Reality

I like to think I live “in the city”, but the reality is that I live in the ‘burbs. How do I know this? Easy, I drive everywhere. There’s no walking to the market, which I call a store because it’s not quaint and stocked with food fresh from the farm this morning. There’s no […]

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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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