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What You Should Know Before You Complain About Getting Old…

“How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were?” – Satchel Paige (baseball legend whose successful career lasted into his 60’s) Its my birthday this week and aging is on my mind. Just saying that word triggers a slight twinge of despair, a sense of the inevitable onward march of time. I think its often worse for women than men, but we all feel the pang. Recently …

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Style on a Budget: Re-Fashion Tips for Moms

Hi, I’m Merrick from Merrick’s Art, where I blog about style, sewing, and family life. I’m a mom of a spunky and smart little two year old boy, and seven months pregnant with baby boy #2, and I’m thrilled to be here on ModernMom today! One of my favorite things to feature on my blog is re-fashions. Since it’s hard to find good quality fabrics for a good price and in good patterns, I’ve learned that I prefer to start with something from a store and then make it my own.