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6 Valentine’s Day Gifts Ideas for Kids

As I was growing up my father did not only buy Valentine’s Day presents for my mother. He bought gifts for every one of the kids. This for him was a feat, I am the second to youngest of six kids. Generally, he just bought small chocolate hearts for each of us. My parents now […]

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Valentine’s Day for Him: 5 Ways to Celebrate and Support Your Husband

I am sure many men find Valentine’s Day tiresome. Why? Because for a lot of men, I won’t say most, I definitely won’t say all, but for a lot of men all the work for Valentine’s Day is on them, and often times they are totally forgotten.

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Mom Dating: Peanut App Review

As a mom, it can be really hard to make friends. You want to find a friend who has a lot in common, this usually can mean another mom. Someone that understands your odd schedule. Someone that understands your days on end rants about screeching babies, potty training, diaper changes, and cartoon movies on repeat. […]

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Finding a Mom-Friend: An Introverts Story So Far

I have been a mom now for two years and I have yet to make a mom-friend. I read article after article, blog post after blog post, and see so many videos, vlogs, etc about the importance of making a mom friend. It doesn’t take long after having your first child why this is such a prevalent topic.

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5 Ways to Treat Yourself as Valentine’s Day Approaches

It is easy as we get carried away with life. As we go through day to day we tend to forget about taking care of our own needs. I propose to you to take some time for yourself. Here are 5 ways to treat yourself as Valentine’s Day approaches.

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Self-Love: Why It’s Important to Love Oneself

As Valentine’s Day approaches I see, like every year, ads, on social media, on commercials, and in stores, pitching gift sales for your loved ones. Yes, it is very important to display your love and gratitude for the people around you but I tend to argue that just once a year, on a holiday, is an excuse. It should be done year-round. What I fail to see around this time of year is the importance of self-love and I think that is a huge failing to society as a whole.

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Why I’ve Started 2018 with Gratitude Everyday

With the start of the new year I’ve decided I need to be more grateful. I need to remember my blessings more, stop complaining, be happy, and live in the moment. In an effort to do so I’ve started declaring one thing I’m thankful for a day. I’m doing so on my Instagram feed check it out at @ssageadvice.

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30 Things I Want to Teach My Son

Never let your actions be dictated by your libido. Remember ‘No’ means ‘No’ and learn when someone is incapable of giving consent. Your actions define who you are. Not your friends, not your money, not your car, nothing else. Be sincere. Do not make a promise you cannot keep and keep every promise you make. […]

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40 Things I Want To Teach My Daughter

  Do not dumb yourself down for anyone. Knowledge is power be open minded to learn new things and remember what you know now may change. Toys, colors, activities, are not determined by gender. Do what you love. This includes playing in dirt, jumping, swinging, running. Get dirty if you want and play hard. Do […]

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My Comfort Zone is My Worst Enemy: How to Break Down the Wall

I do wonder where I would be had I made a different decision. I was afraid. I feared failure. I feared loneliness. I feared the unknown. And honestly, I still fear all of those things. That fear kept me from reaching something that may have been everything to me. That fear still keeps me from so many things.

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