5 Ways to Teach Kids Kindness


Teaching kindness to children is an important lesson to share no matter the age. My friend Joy Morgan Dey and her daughter Anna Skarie recently wrote and published a new book, One Gorilla, which they sent to us to enjoy. The children’s book focuses on the idea of paying kindness forward. Joy and Anna share… 

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Ten Easy Halloween Decor Ideas for Your Home


Changing the decor throughout the year can breathe new life into your home. Whether you enjoy making simple seasonal touches or going all out for holidays, it is a good way to keep things fresh.  Decorating your space for Halloween is extra fun. You can keep things effortless with some pumpkins or create an entirely spooky space… 

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Pampers & Babies “R” Us Baby’s First Halloween Event in Stores + GIVEAWAY

Pampers Babies R Us Babys First Halloween Giveaway

*This is a sponsored conversation. All thoughts are my own.* I will never forget the joy in seeing each of my sweet babies dressed up in an adorable costume for Halloween. Each time was special and a great picture worthy moment. It may seem like a small milestone, but that first year of life seems… 

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Time-Saving Dishwashing Tip wtih Cascade Platinum + GIVEAWAY #CascadeShiningReviews

Simple Time Saving Dishwasher Tip

I’ll admit it. I hate washing the dishes. I think filling it up is actually fun because I can quickly see a messy kitchen turn into a clean one in just a matter a minutes.  But I mostly hate unloading the dishwasher and rinsing them off them before loading . I’ve heard that some people… 

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AT&T Offers Flexibility with AT&T GoPhone #GoPhone

AT&T GoPhone-compatible 4G LTE Samsung Smartphone

Six weeks ago I was asked by AT&T to try out an AT&T GoPhone for my family. A GoPhone is a great way to stay connected to family without any surprise wireless phone bills at the end of the month. While my oldest is still only 8, there are times that I do wish he… 

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Disney Dream: Our Dream Vacation with Disney Cruise Lines Part One

Disney Dream Cruise Ship

When I was asked by Disney Cruise Lines to be their guest this summer with my family on their ship, the Disney Dream, I thought I might be dreaming. My response was an absolute yes, but also included some jumping up and down and cheers. I think I pinched myself, just to be sure I… 

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