Stuffing the Stockings |ad|

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Every year I try to get my Christmas shopping done early, but I always have trouble finding just the right stocking stuffers. I’ll be honest – stockings are …

Super Simple But Fun Christmas Crafts |ad|

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It’s that time of year again! I love Christmas. I truly do. If my husband would let me, I’d start getting the Christmas decorations …

A DC Comic Kind of Halloween |ad|

Styles for any party with ideas from celebrity hairstylist Katie Johnson.

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My kids wanted to have a theme to their costumes this year, and they chose DC Comics! (Now, apparently there’s a difference between Marvel …

Fall Craft Day With Oriental Trading |ad|

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25 Poppasome Tokens of Appreciation

I love fall!! I love the smells, the sights, the food, and the crispness in the air! So, when I found all these fun …

Meeting Speech and Language Goals with Oriental Trading #ad

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My 7 year old son, Sam (name changed for privacy), is diagnosed with high-functioning autism, or what used to be known as Asperger’s. I’ve …

Is Social Media Making Us Extra Cruel?

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If you’re like me, Facebook (or Instagram, or Twitter, or whatever you use) is a blessing and a curse. It’s such a blessing to be able to keep in touch with family and friends. But, it can be a curse …

The Small Trials Hurt Too

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There is a lot going on in my family. In the last six years, we have faced seven surgeries between four of our children, an epilepsy diagnosis, two different seizures that wouldn’t stop, enough ambulance rides that I’d need more …

Saying Good-bye to a Season

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Why is it that endings are usually sad? I mean, with the exception of cellulite, bad company, or acne, good-bye’s don’t usually feel good. They often leave me with a sense of longing or …