Should I Let My Child’s Friend Move In?

My house has always been the community house. I love to cook, have movie or game nights, and I LIVE for birthday parties, so when my kids ask if friends can come over, the answer is usually “Yes.” But what if the kid doesn’t leave? This happened to me the other day when my son’s friend came home with him …

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Should I Take My Kids Trick-or-Treating?

I remember back in the day when my dad would take my cousins and I trick-or-treating in the rich neighborhoods, armed with empty pillowcases and disguised in homemade Halloween costumes. He would tell us to run as fast as we could so we could cover as much ground as possible during the two-hour window when we were allowed to bang on strangers’ doors …

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Vitamin Supplement Research and Quality: Shaklee Review

Geek alert! I’ve been doing scientific research again and wouldn’t feel right if I didn’t share what I’ve found. Your health and your children’s health may depend on it. Do you or your family members use vitamins?  Yes? According to “Consumer Reports,” over half of Americans use vitamins to manage weight, maintain health or avoid using prescription drugs. What’s scary …

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Everyone Cries When The Family Pet Dies

We all poured out of the van today, happy that the weekend was upon us and excited to get in the house and start our weekend with some much-needed free time. As I opened the door, a wave of heat immediately smacked me in the face and I made a quick beeline to turn on the air. The first thing …

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My Toddler Gives Me Road Rage

Like many of you supermoms, I spend my mornings and early evenings as the sole operator of Mom’s Taxi, Unlimited, so I’m running the streets, dropping my kids off like a paperboy drops papers. One to daycare, one to preschool, one to elementary school, one to middle school, and one to high school. As I made my rounds the other day, …

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