I’m an optimist. Optimism takes work. So does joy and happiness. Especially when life happens and you find yourself reeling from grief, depression, disappointment or sadness. Over the past few years my optimism muscle has gotten a real workout. There’s been the grief of losing people that were so dear to me – aunts, cousins, a […]
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Monitoring Your Child’s Android Phone Using Google Family Link – What You Need To Know Monitoring my kids phone usage, especially online habits and apps accessed, was a big deal for me when I gave them phones earlier this year. We have Android devices, so I decided on Google Family Link. We’re a few […]
This morning I woke up an hour before my alarm clock. Normally this means I put in ear plugs to get my last hour of sleep. Because an hour of sleep is like gold. I tried, but after 20 minutes of wrestling with sleep, I gave up and started my morning routine instead. This was THE BEST […]
This week I participated in a press tour of Earth Fare’s new location in Concord, NC. Here are five things I didn’t know about Earth Fare, but now solidifies the healthy grocery store on my list of places to shop. All of their private label products are GMO-free. This means I don’t have to worry […]
We spent some of our Earth Day weekend organizing and filling a box for Give Back Box®, an organization that makes it easy to donate clothes and household items to non-profits. Hanes has partnered with the organization, and if you donate clothes this month, Hanes will donate new underwear! This is a big deal […]
The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls is THE. PUBERTY. REFERENCE. BOOK. for my daughter. We’ve talked about puberty, body changes, menstruation and more, so she had a lot of information. However, she really loves that there’s a book she can go to whenever she feels like it. That allows […]
It is International Women’s Day! This year’s theme is Be Bold For Change. Interested in the history of today? Here are five things to know about International Women’s Day 2017. BONUS: Take a few minutes and watch the All About Girl Power and Women’s History Month Video from American Girl, with your girl. You’ll both […]