Category: Family & Parenting

Family, parenting, step-parenting, pregnancy, fertility.

5 Effective Natural Flea Treatment for Pets

Over the years, we’ve treated our dogs and cats with traditional chemical-based flea preventative and infestation treatments.  From chemical based flea collars, to chemical based flea and tick shampoo to sprays and even chemical-based topical products.  After much research, we decided to explore natural flea treatment a few years ago. Our cats have since passed...

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People Are ACTUALLY Saying This is Cruelty to Children

We’ve had an AMAZING year, a good year for the most part. My teenage son has finally come out of his shell. Honestly, I truly believe it has a lot to do with the fact that Travis has become part of our family, that WE’VE become a family together. I can’t say that Nicholas had...

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8 Simple Reasons Your Dog Deserves A Treat

Have you ever come home to a super-stoked dog only to be annoyed by the fact that your “best friend” is jumping every which way between your legs only making it difficult to walk? Did you wake up on your day off to a dog pouncing on your pillow to go for a walk? You...

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Baby’s First Circus

When I was pregnant with my (now 16-year old) son, I woke up many nights due to heartburn, among other things.  That’s how I came across taking surveys for points/cash and entering sweepstakes, freebies for new parents, samples and more.  This is by far one of the greatest finds! If you’re the parent of a...

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Foods to Avoid and Safe Foods for Dogs

I’m sure you’ve heard that it’s bad to feed your dog chocolate, but do you know all the foods to avoid as well as those that are safe for your dog? Check out this free printable that you can hang on your fridge so you and your family know the foods to avoid and safe...

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16 Years Ago Today…

Some words are spoken that cannot possibly be captured in the perfect picture….this is how I feel for the love I have for my son, Nicholas, who turned 16 today. Perhaps if I had Davinci or Michael Angelo at my disposal or even Salvador Dali, I could create the perfect picture of my emotions that...

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7 Tips For Giving Children A Smartphone

Do you remember your first cell phone? For me, it was 1990-something and my parents had just brought home a brand new, charcoal black, state of the art bag phone! At the time, it was an amazing piece of technology. I still remember how it’s bulky mass sat stoically between my parents in the front seat of...

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