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6 (Spoiler Free) Reasons Star Wars The Force Awakens Will Capture the Hearts of a New Generation

Disclosure: I attended a free press screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Like most people my age, we remember a number of life-changing experiences of our childhood. Going to see Star Wars in 1977 was one of those experiences. As a kid who really wasn’t all that in to science fiction (and, I’m still […]

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5 Awesome Tech Gifts For the Procrastinating Gift Giver

When December rolls around I like to think I’m completely on top of all the gifting needs that will come up. But, to be honest, there are always last minute tech gifts that need to be purchased. And, well, if I’m being totally honest, there are some bigger gifts, too, that I put off because […]

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Connecting When You Feel Disconnected During The Holidays

Living in a connected world sometimes leaves people disconnected. Holidays often amplify those feelings. How do you create holiday experiences that will leave you filled with joy and happiness?

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5 Tips For Getting Your Child Their First Smartphone

As we approach the gift-giving season, I’m seeing many parents asking about “the best” smartphone for their child’s first phone. Most teens who’ve had a smartphone are very clear on which new device they want. When it comes to getting a first device for a child, or for the kids to share, there are many […]

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Why Essena O’Neill’s Breakdown Matters To Parents Everywhere

With over a million fans and followers across social media, Australian teen Essena O’Neill was a bonafide social media star. She made money from YouTube videos, Instagram posts, as well as modeling and other freelance work she was able to secure due to her online popularity. But at the end of October she started deleting […]

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World’s Best Purple Pencil Sharpener

Disclosure: I was provided a complimentary Purple Pencil Sharpener to thank me for sharing about the new color in the Classroom Friendly Supplies Pencil Sharpener lineup. When I was a homeschooling mom, I always had the perfect excuse to buy school and office supplies. Colored pens? Get the multi-pack. Colored pencils? Only $1 a pack? […]

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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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