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What Veterans Really Want for Veterans Day

Everyone makes sure to honor veterans on Veterans Day. There are parades and special events. People go to ceremonies, and make sure to shake hands. And while these things are appreciated, what veterans want and need goes so much deeper than a moment of recognition here and there, a few times a year. Transitioning from military to […]

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The Great Halloween Candy Buyback

Every kid loves going trick-or-treating for Halloween. And let’s be honest, us moms? We’re not complaining about a good candy haul, either. Still, no one wants their kid going on a weeks-long sugar binge, and hiding it doesn’t really work either; then the only person binging on candy is, well, Mom. So what do you […]

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So Much for My ‘Chill’ Mom Vibe

While other moms are preparing for back-to-school by mapping out how to buy school supplies without breaking the bank and deciding what gear they can’t live without, I’m over here losing my collective you-know-what. Not because I’m stressed with last-minute errands but because in less than two months, my teenage daughter will officially be driving. In […]

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Space Exploration Day

Blast Off! Fun Ideas for Space Exploration

On July 20, 1969, history was made. Man landed on the moon. At 4:18 p.m., NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong radioed to Earth, announcing, “Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.” Armstrong and fellow astronaut Buzz Aldrin both walked on the surface of the moon after landing in the Sea of Tranquility, one of many […]

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Seeking a Nanny? How to Find Your Own Personal Mary Poppins

Hiring that special someone to help out with the little ones or even around the house? Mary Poppins sets the bar high in the nanny universe, but hopefully with some of these helpful tips, you, too, can find your very own Mary! The definition of a nanny often varies from parent to parent, and there […]

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