We Don’t Celebrate Birthdays in our Family and Why It’s Okay

To people in many parts of the world, birthdays are a cause for celebration. Birthday is commemorating another year of life, it’s a special day as your relatives, friends and even co-workers give you gifts. They shower you with one day of affection for just existing. I never really understood why people do that because […]

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When You Should Consider Living With An Ex

Living with your ex might sound crazy, I know. When I tell people that I live with my ex and that we are both very happy with the arrangement people think that’s one of the strangest things they’ve ever heard. But not all relationships end with anger and bitterness. Sometimes relationships just end, and if […]

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How to Keep Kids Focused in the Digital Era

How to Keep Kids Focused in the Digital Era When I was growing up we played with Pokemon cards and watched Saturday morning cartoons. These days, kids are growing up with iPads, iPhones, and iEverythingElse. Growing up with the different forms of technology from such an early age is affecting the attention spans of young […]

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You Can Use Your Security Cameras To Protect Your Family and Your Packages
Did you look up how to spy on someones text messages?

These days almost anything can be ordered online. That means that many of us have packages being delivered daily or at least several times each week. This has caused a big upswing in the number of people that go around neighborhoods stealing packages and selling the contents. Never mind the many problems with finding out […]

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Why I Pulled My Kids Out Of Public School
We did a cell phone lookup on every parent we met at public school.

As a parent, I’m used to being judged. Everywhere I go, someone is judging me for the parenting choices I make. But no decision I’ve ever made caused as much of a furor among my social circle as the one to pull my kids out of public school years ago. My kids have since graduated, […]

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I Don’t Give My Kids Christmas Presents And I Won’t Apologize For It
Family, not Christmas presents, is what's important.

Christmas in our house is like Christmas in most homes. We have a tree, decorations, and stockings on our mantle. But under our tree there are no piles of Christmas presents. There are no wish lists left for Santa. There are no closets full of wrapping paper and bows, and no presents hidden where my […]

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Who is Really Watching Your Children?
Do not trust someone to watch your children without using a people finder first.

My children, being grown up, no longer need a babysitter. This being said, I can remember how difficult it was to find a kind, genuine person to watch my children. Being a mom, it is hard to let someone else come into your home to watch the people you care about the most, your children. […]

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