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It’s OK Not to Go Overboard

2009-May-155

Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids.I am probably in the minority when I say that. But, it’s […]

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From Me to You

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5/11/09 – THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. WINNERS ARE: Kerrie mtrnter4@ Send me your mailing address, please! This has been a week of milestones…. a theme-park rite of passage, a blog birthday, and a wild two hour experience where I thought my domain name might have been hijacked. The latter proved to be rather crazy […]

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Want to Have Breakfast in Bed?

Dads and kids can follow my step-by-step tutorial here at North State Parent.

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Frugal Friday: Theme Parks on the Cheap

2009-May-049

This past week our family ventured into the world of theme parks. While our oldest is almost twelve years old, we had been waiting for the “right” time. In different seasons “the right time” has been defined as when we lived close to one we wanted to visit. when the kids were old enough to […]

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Giveaways Galore! Celebrating Life as MOM!

Don’t forget to enter all SIX of the great giveaways I have lined up this week to celebrate one year of LifeasMOM. Up for grabs this week: — a Peace Love MOM tshirt and notepad — WomenHeart’s All Heart Family Cookbook — Chicken Soup for the Soul books devoted to mothers — Complete Idiot Guide […]

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Need a Last-Minute Gift Idea?

Check out my article in Montgomery Parents for easy and free Mother’s Day gift ideas. (Or print it out and leave it somewhere the hubs and kids will find it.)

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Giveaway: Complete Idiot’s Guides to Baby Naming and Baby Signing

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5/11/09 – THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. WINNERS are: dcg2u, michellenotdawn, For their Future and leahrcole. Please send me your mailing address! Having a baby? Know someone who is? Then this giveaway could be helpful. Designed to teach all the basics on a subject, the Complete Idiot’s Guides cover a wide range of topics. Here […]

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Ultimate Recipe Swap: Mother’s Day

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Usually, I think of Mother’s Day as license to cook/make someone else cook what I like to eat as well as enjoy a day off Kitchen Patrol. But, this year, my mom will be here for the weekend, so I want to make it special for her, not just me. Unfortunately, she detests some of […]

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