How bladders are like toddlers

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How bladders are like toddlers. A toddler has no impulse control.   My bladder doesn't always have impulse control.   Toddlers need routine, and lots of practice to learn skills. Sometimes it seems things will never sink in.   My bladder has lots of routine (visits to the bathroom) and the skill of always holding all the pee in until I'm ready ...

Have you ever….

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This blog post is sponsored by Mott’s and SocialMoms. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own.Having kids in activities often means we’re on the go. Like many moms, multitasking and running all over is kind of the norm for me!!  With social media being such a prominent part of our lives, there’s almost ...

Holiday Eating Tips

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A MOMS Club friend send this as a forward this morning.  I found it so funny I laughed for about 20 minutes.  To the person who wrote this: I love you, I miss you, where have you been all of my life?  You must be my soulmate. HOLIDAY EATING TIPS 1.    Avoid carrot sticks. Anyone ...

Turning 40, a new doctor and a “fun” surprise

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This post brought to you by Poise at Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. I turned 40 last week.  I did.  I'm not 29 again, not 39 again, I'm 40.  FORTY.  I'm ok with the number.  It's the other stuff that comes WITH the turning forty thing that I'm kind of struggling with.  Like Tuesday, for ...

The sad Valentine’s Day story about Jenna

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This is Jenna.  She's really excited because it's her favorite holiday, Valentine's Day. Jenna didn't want to be falling asleep early on her big romantic date night with her hubby, not after she'd waited 3 months to have a sitter. So she took a nap earlier in the day.  Only she slept too long and had to rush ...

6 weird armpit facts

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Do you know one thing that just isn't discussed a lot?  Armpits.  Specifically, weird armpit facts.  I mean, we all have armpits. Some of us groom our pits.  Some of us don't. Some of us work to ensure that our armpits don't send out any kind of odor on a regular basis.  Others don't. So here ...

My Christmas Wish: 25% more…… #MoreisBetter $500 Amex Daily Giveaway

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cottonelle. Most of us have heard that song "All I want for Christmas is...." you?  There are a lot of songs. And a lot of things we may want.  Peace on earth? Sure.  Goodwill toward men?  Yep.  My 2 front teeth?  Got those, happy to ...

What’s your favorite holiday coffee? Merry Mugmas! #DunkinMugUp

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For those of you who don't already know, Christmas is a BIG DEAL in my home....really, in my extended family.  When I say Christmas, I really mean the entire time between Thanksgiving week's beginning and the end of New Year's Day.  There's a lot of sappy and emotional stuff, of course, but I'll save that ...

Celebrating holiday MOMents with Sprout #SproutMOMent #CleverGirls #CGC

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Moms are lucky for so many reason, but one big reason is that they get to have some very special, and unique, moments with their kids. Now, not all of these moments are great ones - they can include temper tantrums, and having to be the one that says no to a begging child - ...

“What Does the Fox Say” Cake Tutorial

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This "What Does the Fox Say" cake is very simple to make and is perfect for anyone who is scared to use fondant for overall cake decorating.  The cake is covered in buttercream using a very simple application and is finished off with just a few fondant details. This is what I used: 2 - 8” round ...