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Sex, Love and Parenthood

ModdedMomma: Every parent needs to read your book. It would be a great gift with the purchase of a stroller.Esther Perel: If every time you buy a stroller, you get a book that reminds you of another focus that you are likely to forget at that time, that would be incredible. ModdedMomma: You are so […]

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Moving Sucks

Apologies for the lack of recent posts. I am not gone, only in moving hell. We moved into our new house last Tuesday and are still surrounded by boxes, which is good because we have entire rooms that are devoid of furniture. Unless the cardboard box look will be championed by Domino magazine (if you […]

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Can you speak “nanny”?

In the Home & Garden section of the New York Times, there’s an article called “How to Speak Nanny”. The piece highlights the all-too-often communication breakdowns that can occur between mom and caregiver and discusses why the mom/nanny relationship – especially ones in New York City – often involve a certain degree of strife. As […]

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Don’t tell Mom the babysitter’s old

So, believe it or not, my husband and I are using a babysitter for the first time tonight. Before you think I’m one of those freak show moms who fears leaving her kid in the hands of another person, allow me to explain: My husband and I have gone out numerous times – it’s just […]

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A new rug!

Here’s the most recent update in my adventures participating in the American Express Membership Rewards “Live On Points” challenge to revamp my bedroom using points only: So, for my initial 50,000 ($500 value) points purchase, I decided to get myself a new rug to replace this positively nauseating one my husband and I have had […]

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Maintaining Your Spa. The Simple Facts

Who wouldn’t love slipping into a steamy spa to soak away the tensions of the day. A spa, just like any other cherished possession, requires periodic maintenance and upkeep to keep it clean and the water crystal clear.If you’re thinking of buying a hot tub or spa and are wondering how much is involved in […]

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A Mother’s Work

My Facebook feed, email inbox, and in-person conversations are overflowing with photo documentation of “girls’ makeover weekends,” tender anecdotal tributes, and intergenerational inside jokes. While part of me genuinely celebrates these stories of mother-daughter bonding, a large waxen ball of envy simultaneously churns in the pit of my stomach and drags me even deeper into […]

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Cleaning your Spa or Hot Tub. The Empty and Fill Tutorial

Turn off electrical power to the spa. I switch the breaker in our breaker box. Attach a garden hose to the spiguet of the hot tub and begin to empty the water. My wonderful husband attached a hose extension with special PEX crimping tool to my spiguet so I didn’t have to stand on my […]

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About Ryobi Tools. History, Review

Ryobi tools may be a well-known Japan saw supplier that’s been operational given that 1943. Ever since then, they’ve had time to help risk-free your position one of several planet’s prime saw makers. This is a very little straightforward task. Ryobi features continually verified by themselves progressively having legendary trustworthiness along with trustworthiness.Development is prime […]

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10 Great Poetry Books for Kids

In honor of National Poetry Month and National Library Week, here’s a short “bibliography” of remarkable poetry books for kids that I admire. They range from the serious to the silly and encompass a wide range of styles, poetic sensibilities, and verse forms. You can find these books through online retailers; or, they might be […]