How to potty train your kid. #PullUpsPottyBreaks #ad

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This is a sponsored post about how to potty train your kid , brought to you by Huggies Pull-Ups. There are tons of experts who will tell you THE way to potty train your child.   I'm going to tell you that there is no one answer.  There just isn't. Every kid is different and ...

What my parents did to give me the Good Life #GoodLife

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This post brought to you by Allstate. All opinions are 100% mine. Allstate’s “Good Hands for the Good Life” is new and different for an insurance company. It has a voice of optimism and celebration vs. fear. The Allstate brand commercial tells the story of how there are risks everywhere, but we as people don’t let ...

Our family finally joined Netflix. We love it! #NetflixKids #Family #ad

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This post about Netflix and why we are loving the Netflix Kids selections is sponsored.  I am so sick of paying money for cable television for dozens of channels we never watch.  I'm also sick of paying money for cable television channels that are NOT child friendly and seem to "hug" kid's channels in the ...

Inglesina Trip Stroller (Giveaway) with Daily Mom

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Daily Mom emailed to ask if I'd host a short one week giveaway for them to celebrate their site.  Knowing how much my readers love baby strollers, I agreed to host a giveaway for an Inglesina Trip Stroller! You might have heard of the new online magazine, Daily Mom, that just launched last month. It's an ...

The time I gave up nothing to be with my everything…for love #ForAllYouLove

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When I was little, and well into my teen years I hurled angry, hurtful words at my dad.  "You aren't my FATHER" I would scream, when he'd try to parent me.  And worse.  As I grew older and matured, though, I started to see clearly and understand.  My dad was my father.  He is my ...

My Mother’s Day Plans include unplugging it all #SocialBlackout

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It's Mother's Day weekend and as much as I love you all, dear friends, I won't be online much.  Especially not on Sunday, Mother's Day itself.  Why is that?  I want to unplug, unwind and just chill.  All day.  I won't lie, it will be hard, because I've always got my phone right there, or ...

Tia Mowry’s all new Circle of Moms video series in partnership with Kia

Tia Mowry hosts the fun, enjoyable new Circle of Moms video series in partnership with Kia, along with her Circle of Moms friends Diane and Stacy.  I was asked to watch the latest video from Circle of Moms by POPSUGAR and share it with you.  When I opened the video I was quite pleasantly surprised to see ...

A note to parents and college students about spending (and what might help)

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Today I'm going to share, at the request of Visa Prepaid,  my experience at college freshman year- my experience about money and spending.  Or rather, overspending.  And just how quickly I was caught up in "free" credit cards and getting myself into debt. And no I'm not proud of it. But I'm real and I make ...