When is Your Child Ready for a Cell Phone?

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I was completely caught off guard when my daughter asked me for a cell phone the other day. I knew it was just a matter of time before she’d ask for one, so I shouldn’t have been surprised. But, I had no idea it would come this soon. I never imagined that she’d be ready…

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How Long Until I Became a Confident Parent

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Having a baby doesn’t come with directions. I’ve heard people say that once you give birth, you just know what to do. Let me tell you, that’s not true. Despite all the research I did during my nine months of pregnancy, I was at a loss. Being a confident parent wasn’t easy. Early Parenting Challenges…

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What My Preschooler Learned From Thomas and Friends


I don’t make a habit out of comparing our two kids. But, it was obvious early on that they have completely different personalities. Our daughter has always been a social butterfly. Her brother, on the other hand, has always been a bit more shy. All he needs are his Thomas and Friends toy trains and…

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How to Blow Up a Balloon Without Your Mouth


What kid doesn’t love a nice big balloon? But we all know that it can require a lot of effort to blow up a balloon with your mouth. But did you know that you can actually do it without your mouth? It’s true! All you need are a few household items to make it happen. How…

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Has Halloween Become Too Watered Down?


Halloween isn’t necessarily my favorite holiday. Why? My siblings and I weren’t allowed to celebrate the day as kids. But, we respected those who did. My parents thought dressing up in costumes was “pure foolishness.” But that didn’t stop teachers from having Halloween parties at school. We got lots of candy back in those days. But…

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7 Ways to Wear an Infinity Scarf


One of my daughter’s favorite accessories for fall is the infinity scarf. It keeps her warm on chilly mornings and it also adds flare to any outfit. She came up with seven ways to rock an infinity scarf. 7 Ways to Wear an Infinity Scarf Basic Tie Loop Place the infinity scarf behind the head…

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Success Caribbean Style: Overcoming Odds


I enjoy connecting with different people online, especially bloggers and entrepreneurs who share similar backgrounds. I recently met fellow Jamaican, Kingsley Grant, a man who wears many different hats. One of his most recognized roles is host of Success Caribbean Style. About Kingsley Grant Grant empowers people to live their best life, regardless of their past or…

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American Girl Place Birthday Celebration

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American Girl Place is the go to store for just about every occasion for little girls. Whether celebrating a holiday or birthday, your little one has so many options. American Girl Place Birthday Celebration Our daughter said she wanted to go there for her special day, which turned out to be a day long event. Despite…

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