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Flossing Can Be Fun … For Kids and Parents

I don’t know about you, but when I look back to my childhood dental experience it’s a wonder I don’t hate going to the dentist. My family dentist for most of my childhood was an old man from Transylvania. Yes, for reals! Then I moved to California and our dentist was right down the street [...]

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6 Tips To Enjoy Vacationing With Your Kids

First there’s the panic of getting everything ready for vacation. There just isn’t enough time in the day to get it all done and still do everything else. So, we rush to pack and inevitably a favorite something doesn’t make it in the suitcase. Or, you’re super-organized and are packed and ready to go a [...]

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Enough Time Moms: Using Hindsight to Move Forward

Yesterday I wrote about failure and how we should fail early, fail often. Today, at Enough Time Moms, we’re talking about looking back at 2011 to help shape what we want 2012 to look like. I’d love for you to visit and join the conversation. Disclosure: I am a compensated blogger for Enough Time Moms. [...]

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Can a trip change your life?

I know people who have traveled the world. They’ve enjoyed their travel and look forward to their next destination. Every once in awhile I come across someone who will say their life was changed because they traveled somewhere. I can’t say one place changed my life. When I was 14 I went to Israel. I [...]

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Enough Time Moms: Helping Kids Set Attainable Goals

  Recently, BabyGirl’s been talking about wanting to do big things. She want to raise money for charity, start a class about green living, collect toys for abused kids. It’s my job to help her succeed in doing these. Join me over at Enough Time Moms to learn how you can help your kids set goals [...]

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Studio Movie Grill: Olivia Wintertime Cheer only $2 until 12/31

BabyGirl and I went and had lunch! It was terrific fun and the food was very good. Not your typical movie fare, more like a family restaurant with burgers, pizza, nachos, and hot dogs. And dessert too! Prices are typical of going out to a chain restaurant. If you’re in one of the Texas cities [...]

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Cube Dog iPhone App Review

Summer is under way so we’re up and at ‘em very early. Swim team practices starts at 7:30am and that means mom’s not really in the mood for a big conversation for the short drive to the pool. So when the Clever Girls asked me to review this new app called Cube Dog I figured [...]

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The Sharing Lie

Photo Credit: Marco Raaphorst I’m going to say it, because I’ve been thinking it for a very long time. Sharing is a huge lie we tell our children! It’s the same lie our parents told us when we were kids. I’m not talking about the charitable aspect of sharing. That’s not a lie. We need [...]

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Budget Friendly Summer Fun, Is It Possible?

When I was a kid there were no big family trips. No amusement parks. I’m not whining or complaining, just stating facts. We weren’t the camping type of family and we didn’t have the money to take major trips. My mom always found a way to get my brother and me to scout camp though. [...]

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