Dove Body Wash isn’t just any old wash #DoveTruth

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I am a huge fan of Dove products. I was happy to learn I was invited to be an ambassador for the new Dove Body Wash with Nutrium Moisture- having  natural ingredients in my body products always makes me happy. We've used Dove products for years in my family, although I'd not used much of ...

I’m a Dove Mom Ambassador! Check out the new Dove Body Washes #DoveTruth

dove mom ambassador

I'm excited to announce I'm a Dove Mom Ambassador!  My family has used Dove products for years and years and I'm thrilled to be part of this program. Now that we have a bathtub worth soaking in, I've been taking more and more baths...and what fun is a bath with no kind of bubbles?  But I ...

My husband has a smart phone. The HTC 8x. It’s about time. #Troop8X #HTC8

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My husband has a sweet new smart phone. It's the brand new  Windows Phone HTC  8x.  Thankfully, it arrived just in time for our Disney trip earlier this month, which gave me a HUGE sense of relief- now, I knew if we got separated, I'd be able to get in touch with him (his work cell ...

Skyward Summit from Step 2 is AWESOME.

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We affectionately call our backyard "playtown" because, well, we have a lot of cool stuff to play on.  I love having things that encourage kids to play outside! We've lost 2 main attractions with storms in the past few years- our 2 very old apple trees that had rope swings and a tire swing, but ...

Giving the Gift of Caring #KleenexCares

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One of my most favorite songs of all time is Twila Paris' "It's the Thought That Counts" and I can tell you that I've never once heard it without feeling inspired to do for others.  So how do we actually GIVE the gift of caring to our children, our friends, our families? In my world, growing ...

Preparing Her For That First Period #KotexMom

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I've been sharing with you my journey relating to first periods, and talking about them, with my 7 year old for several months now (see previous #KotexMom posts).  This is my "final" official post, although I'm sure as the time for her period gets closer down the road, I'll be sharing more once again. It's been ...

Gratitude and Thankfulness with Kids During the Holidays #KleenexCares

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The holidays are here.  Wish lists, Santa visits, holiday cards, packaging, presents, elves...anticipation- there's a lot about the holiday season that doesn't always make you think of gratitude or thankfulness.  Especially when there are children involved.  It's not always easy to keep overtired, overstimulated little ones the importance of being grateful and thankful and showing ...

Bronx Zoo – A great family adventure!

I recently took my first visit to the Bronx Zoo with my kids. We decided to go in the fall while the weather is nice and WOW was it fun. It was a really great time of year to visit the zoo. Most of the animals were out and about, nobody was too hot ...