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10 Things I Learned My First Week with Weight Watchers

My husband and I decided we needed to get healthy. So, a few weeks back we started Weight Watchers. Since, I’ve been getting asked about my experience so far, I decided to share 10 Things I Learned My First Week with Weight Watchers. Now, I want to mention that I am NOT a professional nor do …

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100+ Ways to Pay for College Without Taking Out a Loan

When it comes to taking out a loan for college, you’ll want to think twice. The loan you take out now may take you years to pay off. Instead of paying thousands of dollars in interest for a degree, you can find other ways to pay for college. Here are 100 ways to pay for …

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My Experience Potty Training with Pull-Ups

This post is sponsored by Pull-Ups® Training Pants. A few weeks ago I shared 5 Signs of Potty Training Readiness since we are currently going through the potty training journey with our youngest son. Now that some time has passed I thought I would share My Experience Potty Training with Pull-Ups® Training Pants and the Pull-Ups® Potty Partnership . …

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Milk vs Water: What’s The Best Summer Nutrition for Kids?

We all know water is great and we know that it is needed to keep us hydrated and healthy. That’s why it’s a no-brainer that hot summer days have us reaching for water more than ever. However, it’s hard not to wonder if that is truly the best option when it comes to providing nutrition to our …

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An Open Letter to Helicopter Parents Everywhere

If you are reading this you should know, I am a what many refer to as a “helicopter parent”. For those of you that don’t know, a helicopter parent is one that pays extremely close attention to their child’s experiences and problems. Think of it as “hovering” over their every move. Yup, that’s me. I am …

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Challenges in Life Nobody Warns You About

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Growing up we are taught many life lessons including how to manage our money, the idea behind working for what we want, and are even given ideals about what it’s like to …

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The Parenting Mistake I Wish I Never Made

If I’m being honest, I’ve made dozens of parenting mistakes. Some have been easier to bounce back than others. I’ve make mistakes like yelling when I’m mad or not thinking something through before I say it. However, there is just one parenting mistake I wish I never made and wish I could redo! Here’s the …

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9 Mean & Nasty Things Toddlers Do and How to Handle It

Parenting is one of the most rewarding things in life. However, parenting a toddler is one of those things that tests everything about you. By the end of the toddler years, you will really know if you were cut out to be a parent or not. Although there’s no going back, toddlers will give you …

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Christmas Expectations Verses Reality

Every person has them. You know, this thing called “expectations.” For us parents, especially, things never go like we want them to. It’s like you think of this magnificent ending in your head, only to be disappointed when things don’t work out. This certainly holds true especially during the holidays. There are Christmas Expectations almost everyone has …

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How to Avoid The Holiday Shopping Crowds

Disclosure: I was compensated for this publication. The opinions remain my own. One thing is for certain, the holiday shopping season is in full swing. With Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday this past weekend, it has already proven to be a bit overwhelming and insane. Sure, shopping those days probably saved you …

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