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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 […]

Summer Programs at Fortune 100 Companies

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Summer camp programs for high school and middle school students are typically hosted at schools, campgrounds, etc. Did you know some Fortune 100 companies host students at their offices during the summer? Yes, students don’t have to wait for a college internship to experience life in Corporate America. Here are a few options. Apple Engineering […]

Giving Kids Free Time

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Today I was browsing through my phone photos and found these shots of my daughter. They made me smile for a couple of reasons. First, I didn’t take these photos, her older sister did. We were home one Sunday and they decided to do a photo shoot. And instead of using our camera they wanted […]

Five Ways to Volunteer with your Daughter

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When my girls were younger we made shopping for toys to donate a holiday tradition. Now that they’re a little older, I’m brainstorming ways to up their volunteerism/charitable giving. But here’s my struggle. I want them to understand the importance of giving, but I don’t want them to feel sympathy for the people they’re helping. I want them […]

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