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Maximize Your Money: Smart Moves for Your Tax Refund!

Excited to see that money coming into the bank account? Already thinking about how to spend it in advance? It's important to recognize that receiving a tax refund isn't just a stroke of luck; it's a sign of financial responsibility and diligent tax planning. However, it's crucial not to fall victim to spending frivolously. Instead,…

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How to Find a Child I Gave Up for Adoption

Giving a child up for adoption typically leaves a lasting impact on everyone involved. As a person grows and matures or her situation changes, she may want to make contact with a child she gave up for adoption for a variety of reasons. She may sorely miss the child and wish to have a positive relationship with him, she may want to make peace with her decision and explain her reasoning to her child, or she simply may want to inform her child of medical or family history.

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Brooke Burke – Partnering Up With Chaos

During my fourth move in the past 3 years, I decided to partner up with chaos and change my point of view. Not to my surprise, the stress of moving falls second to divorce and trumps death. Crazy, but I totally get it.  One of my saving graces in life during tough times is to…

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Spoiler Alert: The Santa Secret

Good big brothers don’t expose the Santa lie to little brothers. I spoke last year about the difficulty of outing Santa to my son. He was at an age that most kids no longer believed, so he needed to know – I didnt want his “believing” to potentially embarrass him among his peers.

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Xcalat (on the Costa Maya)

The following is an article from Traveling Pat! Patricia is a regular contributor to The Inspirational Mom. We have been here for a week now and I think my pulse is as low as it can be and still keep me alive.