Children’s Book about Divorce: This Love is Forever

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Mavis Cohen sent me a copy of her children's book about divorce called This Love is Forever for review.  Opinions are my (daughter's) own. Mavis Prall Cohen wrote This Love is Forever when her daughter Lizzie was three years old and asked, "Why are we divorced?" Mavis wanted to give Lizzie an answer she could understand, ...

Sparkle on every day with Glaceau fruitwater #sparklingtruth #ad

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This is a sponsored post written by me about getting your sparkle on every day on behalf of Glaceau fruitwater®.  Sometimes, life throws us curveballs.  With 3 kids close in age, we have a lot of curveballs.  Like having to tell one of my kids- not for the first time- Please don't lick the lobster tanks. ...

Family Movie Nights & Summer Viewing with #NetflixFamilies #ad

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This is a sponsored post about family movie nights written by me on behalf of Netflix. We aren't big TV watchers during the summer months.  We spend most of our time outdoors.  But we do still like to have our family movie nights, no matter what time of year it is.  Netflix is usually where ...

Swimming Pool Safety PSA #PoolSafely

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Today I'm going to talk a little about swimming pool safety.  Part of owning a swimming pool includes safety, and there are some things that folks often overlook or just don't think much about.  Safety isn't just about watching swimmers, not swimming alone, or not swimming while intoxicated (nor supervising swimmers while intoxicated).  Swimming pool ...

Why potty training isn’t fun #PullUpsPottyBreak #ad

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This is a sponsored post about potty training and why it isn't fun written by me on behalf of Huggies Pull-Ups. If there's one part of parenting I'd honestly outsource if I could, it would be potty training.  It's been one of my least favorite activities to date, and quite honestly, my kids kind of did ...

Polly Pocket Zipline Adventure Pool to the rescue!

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Disclosure: I participated in a campaign with  Mom Central Consulting for Polly Pocket toys. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   It's summer, it's hot, my kids want to swim all day long.  We have a pool here at the house and we're doing 6 weeks ...

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 ...

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  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. 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 Lifescript.com. 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 ...