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Katie’s Hula Hoop

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Katie’s Hula Hoop

Two Sites you MUST Check Before Vacation #blogboost

LivingSocial logo.

LivingSocial logo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Logo of Groupon

Logo of Groupon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Before leaving for vacation, I always make it a point to check two sites before leaving. If you have not joined Groupon or Living Social, do it now. I have found buy one/get one meals, show deals for Vegas and other great opportunities to add to the enjoyment of our vacation. Heck, Living Social even led to my…

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Two Sites you MUST Check Before Vacation

WAHM: Your Ticket to Being Home with the Kids & Earning an Income for Your Family

work at home photoHave you ever dreamed of a job where you could spend time with your family and earn money at the same time? Most traditional jobs don’t offer that. But, becoming a WAHM could be your ticket to your dream. But, before embarking on such a quest, here is some helpful information detailing what it’s all about.

WAHM?

Just what do these letters stand for? WAHM stands for Work At Home Mom. Over the past…

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WAHM: Your Ticket to Being Home with the Kids & Earning an Income for Your Family

Tips for Squashing the Entitlement Attitude in Kids

entitlementIt would be difficult to find a parent who doesn’t want their child to feel secure and know that their parents would give the world for them. Security helps our children become the best they can be, and lets them know they are valued and loved.

But what happens when our children start to assume that we will let them have whatever they want at all times? This is what entitlement is, and it is not…

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Tips for Squashing the Entitlement Attitude in Kids
A Little Fourth of July Quote by Erma Bombeck

A little humor from Erma Bombeck;
Jul 2

A Little Fourth of July Quote by Erma Bombeck

A little humor from Erma Bombeck;

Fireworks Safety

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) cares about fireworks safety and injury prevention. With the Fourth of July coming up, here are a few things to remember to keep your family safe.
Jul 1

Fireworks Safety

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) cares about fireworks safety and injury prevention. With the Fourth of July coming up, here are a few things to remember to keep your family safe.

Dinner with the Family: It’s More Important than you Might Think

dinner photoWhen was the last time you had dinner with your family? It is the meal we often skip because we work late, the kids have sporting events or we get tired from daily activities. But, skipping dinner with the family is detrimental to the family dynamic.

Family dinners are more than just a meal. It is about the only time that families have to share time through the week. Whether you sit down to the…

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Jul 1
Dinner with the Family: It’s More Important than you Might Think

What’s For Dinner? Menu Planning Tips for Busy Moms

menu planning photoDinner is the last meal of the day and a time when families can get together and discuss their day. It is also a hectic meal for busy moms who are just getting off of work or who have been busy with other activities all day. If you are a busy mom or you know a busy mom, here are some menu planning tips to help make dinner meals easy and even fun.

  1. Schedule your meals a week in advance. This is one…

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Jun 30
What’s For Dinner? Menu Planning Tips for Busy Moms

Buying a Wedding Gift for a Bride-to-Be

wedding-giftsWhen someone you know is getting married, it is great fun to join in the celebrations. Buying a wedding gift is an enjoyable way to get involved in the new couple’s beginnings. Here are some things to remember when buying a wedding gift for a bride-to-be.

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As much as you may love the idea of the latest appliance on the shopping channel, is it something the bride and groom can…

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Jun 30
Buying a Wedding Gift for a Bride-to-Be

15 Summertime Health Concerns and How to Prevent Them

summer photoSummer is many people’s favorite season, but it brings with it some unique health concerns. What are these, and how can we prevent them?

  1. Heatstroke

Heatstroke can happen without much warning. To prevent it, keep yourself and your family well hydrated, and avoid vigorous activity during the hottest hours of the day.

  1. Dehydration

Dehydration is caused by insufficient water intake for the amount of…

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15 Summertime Health Concerns and How to Prevent Them