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Mommy to two beautiful girls. Happily married and a constant over-achiever. Obsessed with health, natural living, staying active and battling PCOS. Full-time job in Human Relations and also a Girl Scout Troop Leader. Trying to enjoy every moment before it slips by way too fast.

FHI Heat
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I will forever be the girl who wants to look pretty, but feels clueless on how to make it happen. I’m not by any means shy, I ask stylists and friends tricks of the trade. I search Pinterest endlessly for tutorials and secretly try them all out, usually failing miserably

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Faraway Tote
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Do you ever feel like the crazy bag lady/man walking into stores to shop because you have a mangled mess of bags with you? If you think you’re being smart by putting them into your cart, you will likely be taking up three quarters of the empty space with your

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Advanced Solutions
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Safety 1st has a new line of products called Advanced Solutions, which are baby products designed and engineered to deliver superior performance with quality materials, ergonomic design and the commit to constantly undergo product testing and improvement. Pretty impressive in my book. For some reason, I’m picky about my nail clippers.

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I love video monitors.In fact, I am so crazy about them that I still use one on my 6 year old. Yep, that’s right, I have a monitor on my 6 year old. The monitors I was using for my kids are super old. So old in fact, that my

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Stride Rite Halloween
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“I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Stride Rite. I received products to facilitate my review and thank me for my participation.” Is it just me or are are the holidays creeping up much faster than they have in the past? My six year old

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Here we are, approaching the cold and flu season again. Sometimes the best advice is the advice we receive from other parents. So come and join me, four other bloggers and the Safety 1st Consumer Safety expert, Julie Vallese on a Twitter Party as we discuss our favorite tips next Monday, October

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Nursery Safety Tips

Toddlers get into everything. I mean EVERYTHING. If I turn my back for even a second in our house, my 15 month old is no where in sight. My first reaction is always to search bathrooms first and then the bedrooms with heavy furniture. It scares the pete out of

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Halloween is by far our family’s favorite holiday. With our six year old reading at a pretty advanced level, we can increase the amount of Halloween books that she’s reading in order to start the Halloween mood! Check out these new Spooky releases from HarperCollins that will be sure to

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Dubble Trubble
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Flash back twenty thirty years when I was regularly creating mud pies and making tree forts, I would’ve easily gone a few days without a bath if my mom let me. The only way she could entice me at that point was with this juicy strawberry scented shampoo. They still

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Did you know that September 15 – 21 is Child Passenger Safety Week? I have to say that car seats are probably one of the most stressful topics amongst parents. What do you do when you see someone you know using a car seat incorrectly? How about when you see

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