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hair caretween

When my daughter, Savannah, was 2ish, her curls started to form and I was thrilled.  She has enviable ringlets that receive compliments daily, but even still, at 8 she often wishes her hair was straight.  A recent survey found only 4 in 10 little girls with curly hair think their

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Keeping my daughter entertained constantly is growing increasingly difficult.  We homeschool, which has been very rewarding this year, but it also means I have to have a million things to occupy her during art/craft times.  As she matures, the more creative I have to get because simple drawing and painting

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KleenexStyle #CollectiveBias For the longest time renting, I didn’t put a lot of effort into decorating my home.  I tend to like streamlined, modern minimalist designs so my lack of decor efforts didn’t

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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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It’s not everyday I come across something truly unique, and often times I think I’ve just seen it all. Perhaps that is because I am still surrounded with baby and toddler toys, but as my oldest grows even older, the toys get more interesting for all of us.  Enter the

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beautyhair carekidstween

Being a cheerleader was crazy super fun.  I loved all of it: the uniforms, the ribbons and curls, the football games and the competitions.  Cheer holds some of my best childhood memories and it always gave me the clearance to wear glitter on my face and in my hair, past

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charityhouseholdkidskitchentweenyard games

Lately I have been quite obsessed with the topic of kids and money.  Teaching kids to properly earn and handle money is a life skill that they will use until they die (unlike a majority of things they learn in school).  Set them up for success and it will be

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sophia the first tiara headphones review

Something that comes along with being a mom of a girl is lots of singing in the home.  My daughter is always belting out something, typically that song from Frozen all the girls are obsessed with!  We love music in our house and welcome her to express herself as she

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all naturalbeautykidsmake uptween

My daughter just celebrated her 7th birthday, and while it is hard to admit she isn’t my baby anymore, she becomes more and more fun to be around each year.  She’s gone full girl on me — has an obsession with One Direction, specifically Harry who is plastered all over

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rayman origins review

Thank you to Ubisoft for sponsoring this post. Please click here to learn more about Ubisoft. I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective. #UbiChamps Rayman Origins is a point A to point B game with levels to master and move past.  These are generally

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