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Pro Beauty & Fashion Tips (1)

Part 1: Look Amazing in Holiday Family Photos! Local Beauty and Fashion Resources to Create Your Glam Squad

Part of my holiday countdown involves stepping up my beauty routine and finding the perfect outfits for holiday parties and the annual family photo session. What is now a holiday card staple, the family photo session can be a time and energy zapper for moms. First you have to either shop for clothes or rummage through closets […]

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#1 Dad

2015 Father’s Day Gift Guide

June is here and in addition to pool parties and barbecues, it’s dad’s turn to be appreciated! We all know that dad’s rule, but finding the perfect Father’s Day gift can be a challenge. We’ve taken the guesswork out of what to get with the SMB Father’s Day Gift Guide. Check out some of our […]

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The Unexpected-3

The Unexpected: Mother’s Day in the CICU

I woke up on my first Mother’s Day as a mom of two in an uncomfortable hospital recliner. Stuck in the Cardiac ICU at Phoenix Children’s Hospital for four days, it would be another four days until we were discharged and on our way home. We brought our youngest daughter home from the hospital as a […]

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Perfectionism revise

Perfectionism 2.0: The Perfect Upgrade

I’ve always been on top of my game… until I had kids. Then the game changed from “do it perfectly” to “get it done.” But it’s been hard to let go of my perfectionist mantra. I held onto it after my first child was born. I clung to it after the birth of my second. […]

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