Making home safe for baby (and kids…parents…pets) #HealthyBaby

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This post about making home safe for baby is brought to you through my affiliation with The Motherhood. About 4 years ago I hosted a Healthy Baby Home Party here with some MOMS Club friends.  Last week, I attended another- virtual- Healthy Baby Home Party with Seventh Generation, Stonyfield and Healthy Child Healthy World, along ...

Quiet cleaning with the Bissell CleanView Deluxe Bagless Vacuum #cleanview #ad

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This review of the Bissell CleanView Deluxe bagless vacuum with One Pass Technology is brought to you by our friends at Bissell through my affilliation with Mom It Forward.  We have a yellow lab mix and a kitten who both seem to feel like leaving pieces of their fur on every surface in our house is ...

Beating bedwetting blues for #BetterNights with GoodNites #pmedia #ad

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This shop for bedwetting supplies is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and GoodNites, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BetterNights I was a bedwetter until the 4th grade. I've told you that before.  I remember my mom trying all kinds of things.  My body just wasn't ...

How many people around you are feeling depressed? #lifescript #ad

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This is a sponsored post by me about feeling depressed and depression on behalf of Before I really begin this post, take a moment and really think about this question: How many people around you are feeling depressed?  Sadly, it's probably far more than you think.  Did you know that 1 in 10 adults in the US suffer from ...

10 reasons why I’m not SuperMom and why I never will be

10 reasons why I'm not supermom

10 reasons why I'm not SuperMom and why I never will be 1. I get annoyed with my kids.  If I lived with you, I'd probably get annoyed with you too.  (To be fair, I'm fairly certain I've annoyed them at least twice in their was a really long time ago and I'm sure they've ...

There’s More at Sears Every Day #MoreatSears

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sears for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. One of the most annoying (first world) things is finding something you love in the store, but only to realize someone snatched the last one in your size or that color you can't bear to live another ...

Constipation: Pregnancy’s Dirty Little Secret #DulcoEasePink

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I had many blissful years of my life where I was fully unaware of constipation and all that goes along with it.  That bliss ended- came to a screeching halt, really, when I was entering my third trimester with child #1. I remember my doctor insisting that my husband join me for my 28 week ...

Family Vacation Plans in Missouri #VisitM

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This post brought to you by Missouri Division of Tourism. All opinions are 100% mine. I realized the other day that I've never been to Missouri.  You might be thinking "well, that's not so strange" but it kind of is, since one of my sisters lived there and was married there.  I also have friends there- ...

I’m co-authoring the Be Out There ebook! #BeOutThere

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This post announcing my participation in the creation of the Be Out There e-book is part of an ongoing relationship with The Motherhood and the National Wildlife Federation.  We'll be talking a lot about getting families and kids outdoors and ways to make it fun so that kids WANT to Be Out There. The launch of the ...

#AsthmaSense Twitter Party TONIGHT 6/18 9pm EST #win Prizes including #ipad ! #ad


I was asked to co host the #AsthmaSense Twitter party tonight at 9pm EST and I'd love for you to come join us tonight for the party! We'll be talking about SoundAsthma's AsthmaSense app and giving away fun prizes!!   Follow your hosts: BrettBMartin, AMomsTake and SoundAsthma and follow along with the hashtag #AsthmaSense RSVP below