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Parenting tips for raising daughters

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A few months ago I heard Sheri Salata, former OWN Co-President and past producer of The Oprah Winfrey Show, talk about her experience with Oprah. She said lots of great things, but one thing made a huge impact on me. She said, “Oprah ran it like a mission, not a business.” Of course there were […]


MOM REVIEW: Google Family Link – Parental Control for Android

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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 […]

Giving Back Made Easy

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  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 […]

Red Carpet Kids and More, #MomofGirls News for Week of 2/23

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When you’re in TWO Oscar-nominated movies, that’s a big deal. Now add to that being 10 years old. Meet Saniyya Sidney, the child actress that was in Fences and Hidden Figures! Embed from Getty Images Don’t you just love her red carpet look? Read more about Saniyya and other children from this year’s Academy Awards in this great article from The […]

New Baby Checklist, Mom Edition

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Must-Haves For First Months of Motherhood There are so many baby checklists out there, it can be overwhelming figuring out what you really need versus what’s a “nice-to have.” Here are five things I used regularly during the first months of my princesses, that I really couldn’t live without. Hence this being the mom edition, :-). Receiving blankets. […]

Tips for Helping Your Daughter with Elementary School Friendships

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#FriendGoals A couple of years ago my elementary-aged daughter had a situation. There was a girl in her grade that she didn’t really like. The feeling was mutual. Their personalities clashed.    When I asked about her day she explained that she and the girl had taken part of their lunch to talk out their […]

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