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Motherhood is a noble calling and one of the most important jobs in any society, because as a mom, you are the biggest influence on the children you raise.

How to Make Empowered Decisions About Children’s Health and Safety

This post is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. One of the most beautiful things about motherhood is that even though we might be different in so many ways, there is one thing that we have in common: we want to make the best choices for our children. We toss and …

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Appreciate Your Teen For Saying No To Negative Peer Pressure

Elyssa has always had a strong sense of self. She’s a trendsetter and a leader, and she knows what she wants when she wants it, and how she wants it.  She’s not afraid to say “no,” and she’s also not afraid to say “yes” to herself. I love that about Elyssa, and I’ve always been …

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Positive Lessons and Play Time – Inspired by PAW Patrol: The Movie

Elydia’s about to have a birthday and we’re celebrating with PAW Patrol because she’s literally obsessed. Eliana has been a long-time fanatic and we’ve watched every Nickelodeon episode of this TV series. We all love our PAW Patrol heroes: Marshall, Chase, Rubble, Skye, Rocky, and Zuma. They’re ready for the rescue whenever there is trouble. PAW …

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Celebrate When Your Teen Makes A Well Thought Out Decision

Did you know that making a well-thought-out decision is a milestone worth celebrating in the teenage years?  The Center for Parent and Teen Communication, which is based within the Division of Adolescent Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, is teaching us to celebrate our teens’ milestones and be grateful for them. The knowledge and …

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Why Be Grateful When A Teen Has A Thoughtful Argument With A Parent

Watching our children grow up and become independent feels both amazing and awfully scary, at times, especially when you’re experiencing it for the first time. I remember vividly when my first-born daughter wanted to learn how to drive. I knew she was now old enough and she was definitely capable… But, I was thinking irrationally …

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Best Essential Oils That Repel Mosquitoes and 3 Natural Repellent Recipes

When you grow up in the Caribbean, where it’s an eternal Summer, mosquitoes are an everyday thing. You sleep with mosquito nets and become savvy in finding a natural way to avoid mosquito bites. The truth is that mosquitoes and mosquito larvae are a real problem in many parts of the world, including the United …

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How to Draw Scratch from The Ghost and Molly McGee

Today we’re going to learn how to draw Scratch from The Ghost and Molly McGee! Yay! My daughters and I had the amazing opportunity to screen the upcoming November 6th episode of this Disney Channel series and to learn how to draw Scratch from Character Designer Karl Cruz himself. This is really meaningful for us …

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The Addams Family 2 – Movie Quotes and Positive Lessons

The Addams Family 2, the new MGM animated film and sequel of The Addams Family is now available and you might be wondering if it’s too scary or safe for kids, and whether it teaches positive lessons. I compiled the Addams Family 2 movie quotes and positive lessons for you, and I’ll be providing the …

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Top 5 Places to Visit in DFW to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month happens from September 15 to October 15 every year, and I make sure everyone around me is aware of how proud I am of my Hispanic heritage and my Latina roots. When you hear the term Hispanic or Latino (or Latinx), it’s about someone’s culture or origin—regardless of race. I consider …

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Finding Peace in Letting Go When Your Daughter is College-bound

I give one last push and I hear her cry for the first time. The lights are bright, the room is full of people in scrubs…I’ve just spent the last 13 hours in unspeakable pain, but all I can focus on is this precious little being that I get to call mine. A smiling nurse …

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