Jenelle Manzi talks Ballet, Barbie in the Pink Shoes (Barbie Prize Pack Giveaway)

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I don't know how many little girl dream of being a ballerina. I know both my girls have. Jenelle Manzi is a real-life ballerina, and has gotten the chance many of us never will- to see her dance moves in an animated film- specifically, the new Barbie in the Pink Shoes movie. Jenelle attributes her ...

How Parents Can Teach Their Teenagers About Money

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Teenagers need to be prepared for the real world where things cost money and not everything comes easily. As a parent, it is always a good idea to prepare your teenagers for what they should expect when stepping out into the real world by teaching them all about money and some of the best ways ...

Friday is Family Movie Night #PopSecretMovieNight

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Friday is Family Move Night in my house.  We have dinner, everyone gets in their "jamas" and we snuggle in for viewing time.  All 5 of us.  No phones, no newspaper, no tablets, no magazines...it's family time.  My son has a humongous bean bag in his room that the kids like to snuggle together on ...

Westin Kids Club Activities at the Westin Copley Place

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Over President's Day weekend, the kids and I headed up to Boston for a few days of fun.  The Westin Copley Place invited us to come up and check out their Kids Club, which was having it's first vacation event.  There's nothing else to say except that we had a blast!  I was particularly excited ...

GoodNites Bed Mats Help Boost Kids’ Confidence

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There's a phase for many kids between being potty trained and being dry at night.  For some kids, it's a short time, for others, a really long time.  The older kids get, the less they want to have to wear absorbent pants of any kind- and I can't say I blame them.  My littlest one ...

Protect Your Kids’ Eyes with Real Kids Shades

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I think sometimes we forget as adults that kids' eyes need protection from the sun just as much as ours do.  For me, I'd quite easily forget, but I have a husband who has eyes that are very photosensitive and it's made me much more aware about his comfort- and that of our children.  I've ...

Come talk about health tips for our families at the #CDCFlu Twitter Party March 5th

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I don't know about you but having kids also means having germs, in excess.  Three kids in school just means more chances for more germs!  Typically, February is the month my family is sickest- somehow we escaped that this year, although all three kids had pneumonia over Christmas.  I'm always up for finding new ways ...