Parenting

The story I will tell my grandchildren someday: Clorox Moments #ickies sponsored

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Clorox In the entire 13 years I have been a Mom there have been many Ickies  Clorox moments.   From my daughter removing her dirty diaper and hugging it saying she “loves” her diaper during the potty training.  Or my son so not wanting to […]

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Tips on getting childrens ears piercing

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Childrens ears piercing:  When I was 8 my mother took me to get my ears pierced.  I will never forget my sister and I went the Rockaway mall to Bejewled a store on the upper level.  They had white seats with chrome arms and orange and pink walls  it was 1979.  My sister and I […]

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10 Birthday Surprise ideas for Kids

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Unique kids birthday surprise ideas: 10 Great Ways to surprise your child on their birthday and creating a birthday tradition.  Every year since my son has been in school on his birthday I have shown up at school with balloons one for each of year.  This year since he is in 7th grade I did  […]

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12 Ways How to stay calm while doing homework with a PreTeen #MeltsBestFeelings sponsored

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How to stay calm while doing homework: I was recently selected to write a post about Glade® Wax Melts and how I use scents to relax, by #CollectiveBias and #MeltsBestFeelings.  My biggest issue with trying to relax lately has been keeping my family calm during homework time. If you have a child in middle school, […]

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Online Shopping Tips

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Online Shopping Tips : Every holiday season I watch and and plan looking for the best on line deals.  Then excitement sets in Black Friday Deals, Cyber Monday,  Latest and great lowest prices.  Just last night I got caught up in a purchase for 25% off and a free-ship.   Yea another site had the items […]

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Kid Place NJ Zoos : Space Farms

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Kid Place in NJ : Space Farm is a great place for Kids in North New Jersey.  When I was a child, I use to go to Space Farms with my parents.  I loved it because you got to feed the animals.  Guess what you still can!  I took my kids this past week and […]

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American Girl Birthday Party Ideas

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American Girl Party Ideas:  For my daughters 8th birthday I threw her an American Girl Birthday Party.  Here are some of the ideas we used for the perfect tea party . First off we did not call it an “American Girl Party”  because not every girl had an American Girl doll.   So we called […]

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School Bus Strategies: 10 tips to make riding the school bus better

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School Bus Strategies: So after a long summer my youngest returns to school and the school bus today.  It is almost bitter sweet because she is heading into 3rd grade, she is getting older and the days are flying by.  Today was also the 1st time she was on the school bus ever.  She was […]

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BJ Wholesale Back to School Deals

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Recently I attended BJ Wholesale Club Back to School event.  It was a great day learning about how BJs Wholesale Club can get my family ready for heading back to school.   I was really loving the things I  learned at BJ’s,   Did you know they are the only wholesale club that accepts coupons.  Also […]

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20 things you can do while your kids are away

My kids are away for a week. One week…  I almost don’t know what to do with myself.  Yea..so not true. My inlaws and my parents take my kids for several days a year and I have to say it is a luxury,  we really enjoy.  I usually have big plans for what I will […]

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