5 Things Your Mother Didn’t Tell You But Should Have

Things Your Mother Didn't Tell You But Should Have

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Smile Makers, but all opinions expressed here are mine.It wasn't that long ago that I lived under her roof and followed her rules as diligently as one could. I often forgot the one about talking back or putting the clean laundry in the drawer folded nicely not shoved in with a force that required me sitting on the floor and using my legs to push the drawer into submission.We would sit at the counter as children, it was filled with the ...

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Stay At Home Dates

stay at home dates

Stay At Home DatesI often wonder what keeps a relationship alive other than love. The answer is making time for one another. I know time gets away from us and our lives are fill of all the things on our to do list but really we need to step back and clear a night to make time for the person that you promised to love forever. I have several posts on cheap date ideas.  This is a sampling of ideas to try at home. I take every Friday night and my husband and I go to the gym to swim together. ...

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The Best Lesson I Taught My Children This Holiday

Cooper Tires

The Best Lesson I Taught My Children This Holiday They say kids learn from what you teach them. I am positive I did not teach them to lay belly down in the store and throw a fit over not being able to have a gift even if Santa is taking orders. Santa can't handle every request and neither can I.That kind of fit like behavior would ruin my hair and lipstick, and I just wouldn't do it in public. I mean do you know how many people walked on the floor with dirty shoes? I can say the stomping of ...

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How To Tackle Your Goals

kids in the snow

I often wonder if a journey to a goal can be seen. I want to challenge myself not to achieve a single goal but to live my life with a daily purpose. This year I am choosing to be happy. I am choosing to make choices that will result in happiness. I am choosing to look at the half full glass the silver lining. I am determined not to look at the bad in an event but the lesson it taught me.Some may say to live your life without looking at the negative is dangerous. I say living your life ...

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Protect Your Family with a Reliable Internet Security

Kaspersky Internet Security

Disclosure: “This post is sponsored by Kaspersky Lab and The Motherhood. All opinions in this blog are my own.”Protect Your Family with a Reliable Internet Security Kaspersky Lab Core Products – A Gift of Security at 50% OFFBecause internet security is so important, Kaspersky Lab core products will be our gift to ourselves this year. This gift will be one of security. Whether it be kids on their tablets, teens posting to social media, or parents balancing the check book, all of us are ...

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10 Things You Can Make a Difference in the World

10 Things You Can Make a Difference in the World

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Johnson & Johnson as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Ten things you can do to make a difference in the worldI learned a lesson heart wrenching and mind boggling lesson a long time ago. One that is still with me. A lesson that was so profound but yet so simple. It is like that saying as plain as the nose on your face. You know right there all the time.I traveled down a ...

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The Gift of Education is a Gift that will Last a Lifetime

The Gift of Education is a Gift that will Last a Lifetime

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post but all opinions expressed here are mine.The gift of education is a gift that will last a lifetime Why dream about giving the gift of education when you can actually make it a reality? It is the time of year when you start thinking about what kind of gifts you would like to give people in your life to show them how much you care. While inevitably most kids would prefer a toy on Christmas morning, what most parents dream about is giving them the gift of a ...

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Gift Ideas for Teens

Gift Ideas for Teen Boys

Great Job for TeensIs your teen expressing interest in looking for their first job? We recently asked on Facebook what your first jobs were, wondering if much has changed since we were kids. It hasn't, most of the great jobs for teens haven't changed. I remember what it was like starting my first job. I started on my 16th birthday at a BBQ restaurant and thought it was the coolest job ever! Getting to spend that first paycheck and buy whatever I wanted without having to ask my parents was ...

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Champagne fruit punch recipe for Kids

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Champagne fruit punch recipeThis Champagne fruit punch recipe is made just for kids. This is a drink that my children love to drink because it fizzles, fizzes, and it "pops". We pour it into a nice crystal glass and we celebrate. We have celebrated everything from reading a book to ringing in the New Year. This is my go to recipe for "Champagne". I love it because it is easy to make. It only requires two ingredients. Then it is best to embellish with a piece of fresh fruit. Champagne ...

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Microsoft Surface Pro the Best Tablet for People on the Go

Microsoft Surface Pro the Best Tablet for People on the Go

This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. The Best On the Go TabletDo you feel like there's just not enough time in a day to do everything that you need to do? That's exactly how I feel because being a mom and a businesswoman I need to maximize my time to make sure that I get my job done. I need the best on the go tablet with me all the time. 7 Features of a good on the go tablet ...

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