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15 Doctor Recommended “To Do’s” to Fight the Flu


As we head into flu season there are many things we can do to “flu-proof” ourselves. Regardless of whether you choose to get a flu vaccine or not, there are things we can do to heighten our chances of not getting sick this winter. Keep your surroundings clean, wipe surfaces at work, keep your cell phone clean. According to the…

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Then & Now


This post is sponsored by the Center for Parent and Teen Communication.  All opinions (and memories!) are my own. THEN You would let me rock you to sleep, twiddling your fingers in my hair. We would play for hours with the same toys, using that wonderful imagination. Tears on your first (few) days of school. Followed by excitement coming home…

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Why I have been a little MIA.

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First I want to start by saying Sorry I have been MIA for a while. We have some Exciting News, which will be revealed below! (; We were also on Vacation last week, stay tuned for a post about that!  SO, back to that “News.” I got to Partner with Samantha Lamonte. She is the Photographer from I Do Graphics.…

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Endometriosis- FINALLY A New treatment


As many of you know, I was diagnosed with endometriosis in December 2016, which I’ve written about before on my blog. Unfortunately, I’m not alone. Endometriosis is one of the most common gynecologic disorders in the U.S. and affects an estimated one in 10 women of reproductive age. Endometriosis is different for every woman, but is usually associated with painful…

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Vacation Ideas for Washington, D.C.


Arguably one of the most popular tourist destinations, our nation’s capital is an easy pick for those looking for a truly enthralling vacation. Whether you’re alone or with your family, Washington, D.C. has plenty to offer all travelers. Some of the most well-known museums, monuments and memorials are scattered throughout this bustling, busy city, as well as unique restaurants and…

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Making a House Our Home


This post is sponsored by RYOBI Nation. However, all opinions are 100% her own. Well, we did it! We bought our very first home. Finally, no more renting. We are thrilled to have a home of our own. We couldn’t be happier for this next part of our life. Brock, Bentley, and I are all so blessed and excited to build…

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4 Skills Your Child Should Know Before Kindergarten


Kindergarten is supposed to be fun and educational, and allow children an opportunity to grow. My son has been in Pre School for two years now, going on his third. Sending my child to Pre School has really prepared him for when he enters Kindergarten in two years. Below are 4 skills that you should teach your child to assure…

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7 Easy Fun Games For Children During Road Trips

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What do parents dread most about family road trips? It’s their own little children stuck together in a tight area for hours. The back seat whining, the poking, and the impatient cries of “Are we there yet”, JUST MAKE IT STOP! Luckily, there are a lot of ways to keep kids happily entertained and enjoying each other’s company. The best…

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Reading Eggs: Learning To Read Can Be Easy & Fun

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Southern Momma’s was compensated to publish this article. Reading Eggs makes learning to read interesting and engaging for kids, with great online reading games and activities. And it really works! Children love the games, songs, golden eggs and other rewards which, along with feeling proud of their reading, really motivate children to keep exploring and learning. Reading Eggs uses all of…

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#Switch4Good: A Plant Based Lifestyle


This post was made possible by iConnect.  I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are 100% mine. #Switch4Good #spon If you have been following my blog for a while, you may have seen that I have Endometriosis. If you are unsure what that is, read more information here. One thing I have read about endometriosis is about…

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Lets Talk Hair: Tips for Girls with Natural Curls


People with wavy or curly hair are always looking for new products, tips and tricks to lock in their desired look. Whether they want to blow it straight, create looser curls or maximize their tighter coils, Maya Smith, Celebrity Hair Stylist, salon owner and creator of The Doux, the “Indie” haircare line with a cult following now available at Target,…

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The Collapse of Parenting: Why it’s Time for Parents to Grow Up

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Are modern parents losing rank with their children? Sometimes it seems that children no longer have a healthy fear of disappointing their parents. The fascinating book “The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them like Grown-Ups” by Dr. Leonard Sax is an insightful look at where parents are going wrong with raising their children. To…

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Skincare Tips to Look Gorgeous on Valentine’s Day


Just by the touch of your soft, supple skin, have your man singing for Gorgeousgirl  “Ooh baby I love your way every day / Ooh wanna tell you I love your way every day / Ooh wanna be with you night and day”. Believe it is possible and that you can wear the skin you man will keep falling in…

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5 of the Hardest Things Parents Face: How to Handle the Most Challenging Parenting Issues


Spending time with babies is the best feeling in the world. They love your hugs and snuggles, prefer to hang out with you on the couch, and always come to you for advice. Once those pre-teen years hit, your parenting routine became a whole different ballgame. No matter what ages your children are, there are new challenging parenting issues that…

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