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On Making Lunch Fun Again (Pepperidge Farm Bread Review)

It hadn’t occurred to me that before I even wrote this post that someone would be influenced by what I had to say about a new product. Let alone be excited enough to call me just to tell me about buying it the night before – AND tell me about how her kids reacted. I’ve […]

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LeapFrog Tag Reader and LeapPad Explorer Review

A toddler shuffling in Mom’s heels. A teen donning Dad’s hat. A preschooler reading Grandpa’s crossword puzzle. Kids just can’t seem to stop themselves from emulating the grownups in their life—and there are plenty of toys designed to encourage just that. Shopping carts, tool belts, kitchen sets and, now, tablet & smartphones toys—just like Mom […]

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The One Where My Phone Is Off Limits (Plus Cube Dog App Review)

Thank you to Cube Dog for sponsoring this review. For more information about Cube Dog please visit the Facebook page or download it on iTunes. The hubby got an iPhone several years ago—for fun & to soothe is inner tech geek. I followed suit a year or so later—to have access to email & social […]

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On The Science of Candy And Homework

When we started at the Montessori school we love, it included an annual science fair. Science is so not my strong suit, but I found a cute soap project for Brenia to do for her kindergarten year. The next year, we ended up transferring Stacia to the same school, mere weeks before the projects were […]

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Make Family Dinner Special (Plus Mozaik Designing Spaces Review)

The light bulb went out in our dining room the other day. We replaced with the only spare bulb we had on hand, at a much lower wattage. It’s very dim at family dinner right now—at least until I get to the store—and the girls love it! It reminds them of the family candlelight dinners, […]

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On Date Night In (Plus Wanchai Ferry Giveaway)

Date night. It sounds like heaven—and a far off dream. Date night is a safe haven from family chaos, noisy kids and a cluttered life. It reminds that we’re a couple—not just parents. Date night has been both our saving grace and the bane of my existence. As part of our alphabet dating project, we’ve […]

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