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Are Your D.I.Y Valentine’s Cards This Easy?
Feb06

Are Your D.I.Y Valentine’s Cards This Easy?

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and if you don’t want to send your kids to school empty-handed, below are some cute DIY ideas that are light on your wallet and your sanity. You might already be a super crafty mom (like some of my friends), and so this blog post will be a bore and I’m envious and applaud you. To be fair, the old me, the one without two small rambunctious boys, had all the time in the world for projects that...

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How to Drink More Water in 2019!
Jan24

How to Drink More Water in 2019!

So getting healthy is on your list of resolutions for 2019, right? Well a big part of getting healthy is drinking plenty of water! But with busy schedules, more time spent taking care of little ones than ourselves and no time to think, that can be a tough task for moms. (This coming from someone who recently realized it was noon and she had yet to drink a drop of water). So, I’m guilty too! That’s why I turned to fitness...

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How are you talking about MLK Day?
Jan15

How are you talking about MLK Day?

With Martin Luther King Day on Monday, I began to wonder what to say to my children when they asked why they had the day off from school.  Racial and cultural diversity has always been a passionate subject, growing up in Los Angeles and traveling the world at a young age, I have always embraced diversity.  As a (new-ish) parent witnessing the intolerance heightened by the media, I realized it was time to start educating my children....

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The Elf on The Shelf Interview: Behind The Book & Brand
Dec18

The Elf on The Shelf Interview: Behind The Book & Brand

Anyone else all about the Elf on the Shelf this time of year? Since 2004, The Elf on the Shelf brand has grown from a single children’s book, written by mother daughter team Chanda Bell and Carol Aebersold as a way to reconnect with each other and share a personal family tradition with readers, to a veritable industry of toys, clothes (yes, there is a “couture collection” for your temporary addition), pets and even a movie. Thirteen...

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Paper Greats: Pretty Paper Goods That Will Give You Back Time
Dec14

Paper Greats: Pretty Paper Goods That Will Give You Back Time

On the website for their new paper goods company, Paper Greats, founders Heather Terry and Selina Fletcher write: “Life is short—let us take something off of your plate and put it on ours.” You don’t have to ask us twice—and we’re already huge fans of their recycled, recyclable and compostable (read: eco-friendly) paper trays, cups and notepads. As moms, disposable paper goods (particularly in the hazy first post-partum weeks or when...

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Where Designer Chris Roughan Shops for Holiday Décor
Dec14

Where Designer Chris Roughan Shops for Holiday Décor

Chris Roughan of Roughan Interiors is well-known in Greenwich, New York City, Palm Beach and beyond for her warm and sophisticated style. Since 1994, she has focused on carefully listening to clients to create spaces they truly love to live in. “Every interior should be functional while remaining aesthetically purposeful and elegant,” says Roughan. One of her favorite times of year to decorate, in her own home as well as in those of...

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