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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PurellWipes #CollectiveBias Life in the desert can be very dirty.  No, scratch that, it IS very dirty, especially with kids.  Cooped up indoors, kids create big messes; take them outdoors and a whole

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This is a product-sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Puracyn® Plus Duo-Care™ Wound & Skin Cleanser. The opinions and text are all mine. There isn’t much quite like seeing your child achieve on the field or off and sitting on the sidelines as a mom is a rewarding

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigHero6Release #CollectiveBias It is relatively rare for us to anticipate the release of a Blu-ray so greatly, but Big Hero 6 was one.  Ever since we first were introduced to the citizens of

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diy trash bag racetrack

This DIY Trash Bag Racetrack was made by me as a host of a #DisneySide @Home Celebration. CARS party supplies were provided by Disney Parks and MomSelect to facilitate this post.  Affiliate links included.   Yesterday I hosted a #DisneySide CARS theme party for my son and his new neighborhood

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This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and DripDrop®, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #DrinkDripDrop #DripDropHydrates For some reason lately, I haven’t been able to get into my usual quick daily workouts.  For years I have been a

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DIY reusable upright snack bag #ThisisWholesome
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Before I had kids, I never thought much about on-the-go snacking. Granola bar, water, good to go. Once kids hit, it became a serious daily concern. Every little excursion, I’m packing snacks for both kids like their lives depend on it. Then that day happens when your child goes to

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Happy Family Products for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. There are so many firsts in our lifetimes and as a parent it is such a blessing to watch our kids achieve, experience and enjoy them. Among those firsts

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24 days of christmas

When my daughter was three we began a tradition of reading one Christmas book every night for the month of December until Christmas Eve.  My religion aside, Christmas to me means family traditions – those are the memories that will last.  Kids will long forget the various gifts they receive,

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This time of year kids can often become trapped indoors due to the weather, be it snow or rain.  Here in Palm Springs it has been dumping snow on the mountains and we’ve taken every opportunity to partake in snowball fights and snow angels, but my gosh, the rain here

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“Are we there yet?” Tired of hearing that?  Yeah, me too.  What a cliche, but they all really do it!  My life changed when I started to bring pencil and paper activities for my daughter (now 7).  DVDs and handheld game systems are great but they don’t hold older kids’

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