There is an American Girl Doll in My House

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This is Claire, as photographed by my daughter.   You might know her by her American Girl name, “#33.” Our daughter recently started asking for an American Girl doll. I wasn’t even sure she knew what an American Girl doll was. It was her friends that were talking about their American Girl dolls, and, therefore, […]

How to Treat Allergies


The other day, I read a list of the Top 50 worst cities for allergies. On the list were cities I’ve either lived in or grew up in.  I am not new to allergies! As I’ve gotten older, the spring allergies have gotten worse. Lately, the pollen really affects my eyes – I can barely […]

Meet Netflix’s Newest #StreamTeam – SUPER 4!


The kids programming line-up on Netflix Streaming is getting better all the time! This month, Netflix Streaming introduced the PLAYMOBIL-inspired SUPER4 series! The popular PLAYMOBIL ® toy line has come alive! SUPER 4 follows the fun adventures of Alex the Knight, Ruby the Pirate, Agent Gene and Twinkle the Fairy as they explore distinct island communities, […]

Gwynnie Bee Free Trial – Closet Your Spring Wardrobe

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I always find it so difficult to dress in the spring. One day it feels like summer, the next day t feels like winter has returned. Easter is particularly challenging because it is way too cold for a spring, sleeveless dress, but it’s EASTER and you want to dress like spring. This year, I wore […]

#IWasSoTired I Made My Kid Late to Her Own Party


I may have had too many things on my plate that month. Every weekend we had an event, a game or a party. Piled on top of working and everything else that comes with being a mom, and …well, maybe my brain was going on strike. Oh, and I hadn’t slept through the night in […]

8 Tips to Help You Sleep Better


Between the kids waking up at least once a night to the 55-pound dog that practically sleeps on top of me, it seems like no one in the house wants Mom to get a good night’s rest. I can’t control what the kids do or what the dog does throughout the night, but I can […]