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How I Found My Self-Confidence

How I Found My Self-Confidence

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own. The bullying began in middle school and continued through high school graduation. My smile in old yearbook photos may have concealed the pain I felt, but the photos awaken memories. I was determined to excel and to put on a happy face. Test scores and awards provided validation that I was capable and strong, even when I was feeling anything but. Pretending … Read entire article »

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November 1 is National Brush Day

November 1 is National Brush Day

Four minutes. Four minutes a day is all it takes to keep our mouths healthy. As a mom, I can attest to the frustration that is involved with getting kids to brush their teeth. It starts when they are little, and they kick and scream before letting you pry their mouths open to scrub off they day’s meals from their teeth. As they get older and take on the job themselves, toothbrushing becomes a lightning-fast activity, nearly … Read entire article »

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How to Relieve Teething Pain

How to Relieve Teething Pain

While babies are the ones teething, I think that parents suffer during teething as well. Both of my children started teething early, and it was frustrating to see them in pain and exhausting to wake up numerous times a night to soothe a cranky baby. Teething can throw off your baby’s sleep schedule and eating habits. Some babies will eat more, but others will eat less. Some babies will want to drink or nurse constantly. Others … Read entire article »

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Arm & Hammer Spin Brush Solution!

Between visits to the dentist, it’s important to keep your child (and yourself!) in a good routine of dental hygiene. Instilling good dental hygiene habits at a young age is the one of best and most effective ways to teach kids about the importance of healthy teeth and gums. When Arm & Hammer asked me to participate in their Spin Brush Challenge, I decided that the biggest dental challenge in my household was getting my four-year-old … Read entire article »

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