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Down with February 14th: Seven reasons to celebrate Valentine’s Day on a different day

Valentine’s Day comes with a lot of expectations – kids’ Valentine’s Day cards for classrooms, cards and or gifts for your spouse, flowers, chocolate, lovey-dovey notes to your kids, restaurant reservations, and babysitters. Why not skip the chaos of the evening on February 14, and choose to celebrate the love of your life throughout the month […]

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Christmas as a Single Mom

Holiday planning can be difficult for a divorced parent. I never imagined seeing my child’s face light up on Christmas morning, every other year. This is the fifth year I will enjoy the holidays as a single mom. Each year I add new traditions and modify old ones that do not serve my family of […]

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Take Five – A Christmas Card Tradition

  Ever so often, a tradition sneaks up on you. After a few years, your kids ask if you are going to do “that thing” again, and you realize, you’ve made a tradition for your family. Every year, when the Christmas cards come in, I stack them, still in their envelope, on the dining room […]

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Stocking Stuffers for your Littles

This is a sponsored post, Brilliant Baby Products provided us with these wonderful toys to try, but all opinions are our own. There is lots of gift giving happening this time of year and we have some great ideas for the little ones in your life when you need something small and simple, but also […]

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