Teach your daughter to keep track of her periods #KotexMom

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It's almost inevitable that your daughter will at some point start getting her period.  We as adults have a few ways to approach this, with facts and information and open dialogue, or an as-you-go approach.  If you hadn't noticed, I'm in the educate and and talk about things camp.  My daughter, at 7, is aware ...

Wreck-It Ralph in Theaters on Friday November 2nd (T-Shirt Giveaway)

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Wreck-It Ralph The big day is coming!  Wreck-It Ralph bursts into theaters on Friday November 2nd.  Are you ready? This movie stars an unlikely super-hero. From Walt Disney Animation Studios and Emmy®-winning director Rich Moore comes “Wreck-It Ralph,” a hilarious, arcade-game-hopping adventure. For decades, Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly) has been overshadowed by Fix-It Felix, Jr. ...

Holiday Gift Guide 2012 – Playmobil Advent Calendar Giveaway and Review

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Christmas is quickly approaching and it's time to start thinking about holiday traditions and gifts for the kids!  I just love celebrating the holidays with my kids.  It's just so special to see the excitement and delight in their eyes.  This is why I try to incorporate a lot of family traditions into our holiday ...

Closetmaid saved the day (in the closet)

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In doing our  bathroom makeover, we had to rob the girls' closet of some space, in order to install some built in shelving for much-needed bathroom storage.  While their closet is a fairly good sized one for a child's bedroom, it also has to house all of the clothing for both of my girls, and ...

Come Join Me for The Little Chefs Project Cook-Along 10/24

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One of my family's favorite things to do together is cook...bake...even make playdoh together. My kids love to make things "from scrap" and have all loved taking part, even as little one year olds barely able to stand on a chair to hold a spoon.  It's not always perfect, and it's definitely always messy, and ...

Wanna win something? Giveaway linky

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$25 Amazon Gift Card - Ends 10/31 $250 Sony 3D Blu-Ray Player + Movies/Netflix Package - Ends 10/30 Pamper the Parents with Cash and Prizes! - Ends 11/1 $100 Gift Card of Your Choice - Ends 10/31 Win a Kindle Fire ends 10/24 Win a Penelope COACH Purse ends 10/27 Win a Waffle Maker and a Hands Free Hair Dryer ends ...

Secret of the Wings on BluRay DVD Combo Pack 10/23

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Tink and her fairy pals are back and venturing out further than ever before- over the river to the Winter Woods- in The Secret of the Wings!  There's a lot of excitement as usual but when Tink can't bear to not see the Winter Woods, she finds her wings sparkling, glowing...and she finds herself in ...

FREE ZinePak® with a Purchase of a Dove Bundle (Walmart GC Giveaway 4 winners)

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Being a mom of two girls, and a woman who struggled with self-esteem for much of my life, I know how important it is to help build my girls' self-esteem.  I have long loved the Dove campaigns for more acceptance, and celebration of women without being perfect- and I'm glad that they have decided to ...

Red Barn Canvas Discount & Giveaway

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WE DESIGN YOUR LIFE STORY ON CANVAS Guest Post by Kristy from Red Barn Canvas At Red Barn Canvas, we celebrate family, friends and friends that are family... We custom design your stories on canvas, hand wrap them on a wooden frame, gift wrap everything and ship them safely and ready to hang.  We take pride in creating custom ...