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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

Teaching Kids To Give Back During The Holidays

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Volunteering and giving back during the holiday season is a great way to teach our children the true meaning of the holiday season. When my girls were younger (toddlers and preschool age) we were limited in the types of volunteering they could do, so we started an annual tradition of buying toys to donate. It […]

American Girl Doll Giveaway – Girl of the Year Grace Thomas

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I am so excited to be a part of this American Girl Doll Giveaway! For starters, my daughter LOVES everything American Girl, so it feels good to be able to share that joy with another girl. Secondly, I LOVE that Grace Thomas, American Girl’s 2015 Girl of the Year is all about being an entrepreneur and […]

Tips For Having The Talk With Your Daughter (by age)

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This video of parents explaining “the birds and the bees” is HILARIOUS! When I tell you I laughed out loud, I LAUGHED. OUT. LOUD. So, get a good laugh, then check out the age breakdown below on having your own conversation about sex with your child. Having “The Talk” Discussing sex with your child doesn’t […]

Doll Makeover

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This is what happens when your three-year-old decides her doll needs a new look. Our conversation… Me: Ummmm, why did you color your doll’s face? Princess: *sigh followed by eye roll* No color, MAKEOVER Mommy! Me:  :-/. Well, in the future please let me know if your doll wants a makeover that includes marker, ok? Princess: […]