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Ode to the Single Parents

Its quite common to hear someone say Im a single parent this week when their husband/wife/partner is out of town due to work obligations. I certainly know that experience; Daddy-o is away on average four days a week. Its no easy feat for a mama of six and it certainly takes its toll – but however tricky, you wont catch me referring to myself as a single parent.

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Building Confidence in Your Teen

The most awkward time for you child is when they stop being a kid but aren’t quite an adult. Their bodies are changing, and their hormones are going nuts. Some handle it gracefully, but most freak out. And it doesn’t help that the role models they are presented with in the media are airbrushed into oblivion and have press agents to make sure they’re saying the right things for their image. The reality your teen faces is filled with so much fake-ness, it’s hard for them to look at themselves and recognize that what is real is normal and perfect.

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5 Dream Destinations for Your Second Honeymoon

Ill be completely honestmy honeymoon, nearly 20 years ago, wasnt all that great. I was sick in bed with the flu the whole first week on Kauai. The second week, my husband and I decided to try our hand at windsurfing on Maui. While I was feeling better, it was grueling. We ended each day bandaging our blistered hands (a side effect of gripping the boom when youre a beginner windsurfer …

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The Best Free Black Friday Apps For Your Smartphone

We all know that there are absolutely amazing deals on Black Friday. What’s notso amazing is the stress of finding the very best deal on the market. There’s nothing worse than buying a big-ticket item, only find out that it was cheaper somewhere else. But thanks to some great new apps, you can say goodbye to shopping stress! By putting the best prices right at your fingertips, they’ll help you conquer the holiday shopping system. Here are our picks for the best Black Friday apps: Red Laser