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in Kids & Family, That's Life

How to Survive Quarantining With Adult Children

Quarantining with adult children…Who ever thought you’d have to use those words in daily life? But this pandemic has turned the world upside down and so, we find ourselves under strange living arrangements. Somehow our family is learning how to make it work. It’s not a picnic everyday, but we’re surviving quite well. So, I thought I’d share what we’re doing in case you need…

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last minute mother's day gifts
in Gift Guide, Home, Kids & Family

6 Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts Mom Will Love

Are you scrambling for last minute Mother’s Day gifts that work during a pandemic? We probably aren’t going out to a fancy brunch, taking mom on a trip or visiting the spa together. However, we can still make sure Mom feels special! We all live busy busy lives and often birthdays and holidays just sneak up on us. We all love Mom, but often life…

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is the dole whip one of the adult disney world treats
in Kids & Family, North America, Travel Done Well

6 Disney World Treats Worth the Splurge

There are numerous Disney World treats I dream about each night. There is something delicious at every park. From Hollywood Studios, Epcot, Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom to all of the Disney hotels in the Disney Springs area. The food is AMAZING. We all know that Walt Disney World is a magical place for the young and the young at heart. But did you also…

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is velas vallarta in mexico a teen-friendly resort
in International, Kids & Family, North America, Travel Done Well

7 Top Teen-Friendly Resorts the Family Will Love

The best resorts for teens are ones where they won’t totally roll their eyes throughout the entire vacation. If you have teens, you know the look! If you can achieve this, consider yourself golden. But that elusive goal doesn’t come easy. These top teen-friendly resorts all have some things in common. Have a dedicated teen area. Are safe so teens can navigate on their own. Have…

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dos and don't for being that aunt
in Kids & Family, That's Life

Do’s and Don’ts for Being “That Aunt”

I consider myself “That Aunt”. I say it all cheery and happy…full of buying my nieces and nephews what they want, allowing them to eat what they want, and most likely saying things that I want.  But, I am pretty sure when my siblings and their spouses say “That Aunt”, they use a different tone… Finding the balance is really hard. There are three of us sisters….

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what are parenting fails and can they signal success
in Kids & Family, That's Life

Parenting Fails: Cutting the Amazon Prime Cord

They say don’t worry. The infant stage will pass. You’ll make it through the terrible twos and chasing a pre-schooler. Oh, the teenage years go so fast and then you’ll get used to being an empty nester. They say it will be easier…Public Service Announcement…IT DOES NOT GET EASIER! Yes, the manual labor stops and it should be a period of pure happiness for your…

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