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10 Beauty Tips for New Moms

Conair Hot Rollers for Busy Moms

I compare being a first-time mom to falling in love with a new boyfriend: the kind of relationship where you become so involved with someone that you lose yourself a bit. When my son was born I became so lost in being a new mother that I forgot about myself. …

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The Green Meanie Strikes Again

I completely, and inadvertently, embarrassed my nine-year-old son recently. The infraction wasn’t kissing him and saying “I love you” at school drop-off (that happened last week). Nor was it wearing my skiing polar bear pajama bottoms when he had a friend over (that was last weekend). This infraction involved embarrassing …

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Thanksgiving Tips and Tricks

As we get older and start having kids, the Thanksgiving reins sometimes shift from our mothers and grandmothers to us. On the one hand, it’s great to have the kids in their own element: sleeping schedules aren’t disrupted, chicken nuggets are at the ready for when they won’t eat anything …

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Giving Myself Permission to Quit

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Last year, I was down in a metaphorical hole. It had been a really rough year and a half leading up to things. I had lost my job of nine years, so we then lost our house. We moved in with my in-laws and watched a family member get horribly …

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Mom’s Night Out – Thanks for a Great Party!

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To say we had a great time with you all last night is an understatement. Thank you! From the mamas rockin’ new braids from Reno Blow Dry Bar to the happy faces covered in mud from Black Rock Mud Company, we had a blast meeting each and every one of …

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