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The Other Side of Fear: 5 Strategies for Living Like a Warrior

Photo: Ruthi Davis Photography
Dear Confessional,
Many times throughout my life, fear has tapped me on the shoulder when I least expected—it has also punched me in the gut and brought me to my knees in a whirl of exhausting…

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A Mom’s Guide to a Mother-Daughter Road Trips

Being a single mom is an all-day, everyday job. You don’t get a lot of breaks or time to not be a mom. One of the things that are really important to me as a mom is making sure that…

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Be Ready for an Emergency with Costco’s Kit That Can Feed a Family for a Year

Costco is making it super simple to be prepared for a major emergency.

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Top Mistakes Families Make Before Embarking on a Road Trip

As a dad of three, anytime my family and I get into the car we tend to bring a lot with us. It is certainly no different when we go on a road trip, and I understand how people might…

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These Tips Made Our Road Trip around the Country So Easy

Are you thinking about venturing out on a road trip with your kids this summer? We have road tripped around the country with our kids since they were babies so there are a few things we’ve learned along the way to make our trips run a little more smoothly and be a little more cost effective.

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Should you talk to your kids about what’s going on in the news?

Photo: Andrew Seaman via Flickr
Sometimes, life is changing so quickly the adults forget that the kids are still in the room. Kids can really suffer from anxiety and worry if they focus too much on the news, political changes,…

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The 5 Items You Didn’t Know You Needed In Your Child’s Backpack

Photo: Lindsay
Remember the famous scene from Mary Poppins in which Julie Andrews opens her carpetbag and extracts everything from a potted houseplant to a tasseled floor lamp? I think your child’s backpack can do the same thing (minus the…

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How Smart Moms Survive Winter in NYC

From rockin’ the best cold weather gear to planning an adventure by bus to making the most of a grocery run, this survival guide has 25 ideas to help you conquer the winter blues.

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