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Parenting After 40

After fostering for 2 years, I became a forever mom to Morgan and Mason at 42.  I always wanted kids, but I never thought that I would end up here at this point in my life.  At 45, I’m still single and enjoying my crazy, fun filled life with toddlers and infants.  But hey, they […]

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Florida Life

Originally from Indiana, I moved to Florida in 1999 and have lived in Volusia County, Florida ever since.  I love everything about Florida:  the beach, the sunshine, the people and the lifestyle.   Just a short drive from Daytona Beach and Orlando, we truly have the best of both worlds.

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Getting Healthy

I am on a path to a healthy life style and while not completely there, I’m working through it slowly but surely.  For me, this means cutting out my sugary sodas and substituting with water and tea.  It also means cooking at home more and eating high protein, low carb, no sugar foods that follow […]

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Reviews

I love getting things to review in the mail and helping to spread the word about things that I use and own. As a regular Amazon and online purchaser, I am a big believer in the power of reviews. Very rarely do I buy something without reading the reviews first. All of my reviews are […]

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Latest Posts

How To Be A Tourist In Your Own Town

May 13, 2019 | No Comments

How to be a Tourist in Your Own Town Sometimes you may feel like getting out of the house but can’t afford to travel far. If you’re looking for a change in scenery but have limited funds then perhaps it’s time to take a day and be a tourist in your own town. Experiencing your […]

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Bug Exploration Sensory Bin ~ Fun With Bugs!

May 5, 2019 | No Comments

Sensory bins are great for helping little ones explore, discover and create using practical life skills (dumping, filling, scooping) and learn valuable play skills. This simple sensory bin will give your children hours of enjoyment with just a few easily found supplies: Dry black beans A storage bin with a lid Fake insects Outdoor Discovery […]

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The Precious Priorities: Ensuring Our Parents Get Dignity And Respect When Moving Into Care

May 3, 2019 | No Comments

It’s the big changes in life that cause numerous anxieties. Whether it’s a new child entering the family, or making big decisions that impact the family unit, it’s important that we ensure we know everything and are making the right decisions. When it comes to putting our parents into care, there can be a lot […]

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My Kid Got Hurt, Could I Have Prevented It?

May 3, 2019 | No Comments

As a parent, there is no pain greater than trying to cope when your child gets hurt. Many parents admit they feel powerless and don’t know how to comfort their child. Whether it’s a bump on the head or a bloody knee, it’s difficult to find the right gestures and words to stop them from […]

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7 Signs You’re Drinking Too Much

May 3, 2019 | No Comments

Many of us love the occasional drink – but when does a drinking habit become a drinking problem? Whilst there are guidelines that tell us how many units we should be drinking, the truth is that many of us have different tolerances. On top of this, alcohol may affect us in different ways. In order […]

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Considering Teeth Whitening?

April 22, 2019 | No Comments

Teeth whitening is increasingly popular. There are several benefits to teeth whitening, especially when it’s carried out by a dental professional who really knows what they’re doing. If you’re contemplating having your teeth whitened, you may be questioning whether it will make that much of a difference to your life. Your smile says a lot […]

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Beating Pain The Natural Way

April 16, 2019 | No Comments

For all the care you take of yourself, for all the exercise and healthy eating you do, there are some things that will always be unavoidable. There will always be illnesses that knock you on your butt and unexpected accidents that leaves you with a long fight back to full health and all out of […]

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5 Age Appropriate Disney Rides for your Toddler

April 10, 2019 | No Comments

5 Age Appropriate Disney Rides for your Toddler Being able to go to Disney as a toddler is their dream come true. If you took a trip to Disney as a child, you can relate, right? Walking through those gates and taking it all in for the very first time is a memory that will […]

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5 Age-Appropriate Disney Rides for your School-Aged Child

April 10, 2019 | No Comments

The beautiful thing about heading to Disney is that no matter the age of your child, they will remember and love different things each and every visit. When they are toddler age, they love to see and interact with the characters and when they become more school-aged, it’s all about the rides! No matter the […]

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3 Things You Should Always Do Before Trying To Sleep

April 8, 2019 | No Comments

Sleep is arguably the most important thing that human beings do. Sleep provides the chance for our bodies to regenerate cells, helps us to form memories, allows our minds to reset and process everything that has happened over the previous day; in a nutshell, sleep is just as important as eating, drinking, and staying warm […]

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