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5 Tips For Raising Responsible Kids 

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Raising responsible children is a common goal of parenting, but sometimes we don’t know where to start. Here are five tips that have worked for me: Start with chores that directly impact them. For instance, my girls are responsible for packing most of their lunch. They are likely to remember this because it directly impacts what […]

7 Mother Daughter Date Ideas

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Mother Daughter dates are a great way to spend time with your girl (or girls!). Some traditional date ideas include spa dates, dinner and a movie, and shoe shopping. These are all fun, tried-and-true ideas for a reason. However, if you’re looking for some other mommy-daughter date ideas, here are seven you may enjoy: Dream! Every […]

Things To Teach Your Tween Girls

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Download the guide, Things to Teach Your Daughter Before & During Her Tween Years! There are many conversations to have with your tween girl. Everything from friendship relationships to puberty to the often dreaded sex talk. This guide will help you have these talks and more. For instance, there are tips for being a good citizen […]

Choosing Best Natural Deodorant for Kids

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Updated October 2016 When your tween daughter is ready for deodorant, there are a few things to consider before you go shopping: Try rubbing a little baking soda under her arms first. This may do the trick for a while, especially if she is just starting to have an underarm odor. When it’s time to […]

Why Grandma Time Can Be Good For Your Kids and Mom

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This CBS Sunday Morning story on grandparents spending more time with their grandchildren made me smile. In our family we have Grandma Camp. Grandma Camp is this beautiful place where my rules for the girls mean nothing. Eat all your dinner before you get dessert? Nope, not at Grandma Camp. Normal bedtime? Of course not. […]

2016 American Girl Doll of The Year Giveaway!

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Win Lea Clark, American Girl’s 2016 Girl of the Year When American Girl announced Lea Clark as the 2016 Girl of the Year, my daughters were so excited. She’s a fabulous girl that loves animals, travel and adventure. Her story starts with a family trip to Brazil, which is the backdrop for many of her accessories. I wouldn’t mind having […]

My 2016 Mom Resolution

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Happy New Year! Every once in a while I’ll post in Today’s Parenting Team community. This time they were interested in Mom Resolutions. Here’s a link to my 2016 Mom Resolution post over there. Enjoy (there’s a video!) and here’s wishing you a FABULOUS 2016!   Love, Towanda

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