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Fostering Family Connections

The following post was sponsored by Creatacard by American Greetings. As a family, we've been slow adopters of personal electronics for the kid's use. During the day and especially the school year, they are fairly strictly limited to a couple of shows or 20 minutes...

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Parenthood, the Bastion of Time

I have a handful of memories from my childhood, some of them I've recently learned are not actual memories but a fabrication of my imagination. Jack is approaching the second grade, and I can't help but remember the summer that I turned seven and moved...

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Routine: The Little Things Count

This post was sponsored by Keurig. To learn more about their products, go here. Parental duties between Justin and I are pretty evenly split-of course, that's debatable depending on who you talk to. To me though, it's felt more equal since we've moved to California and...

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Finding My Moments of Zen + a $500 Belabumbum Giveaway

I think I've finally figured out the formula for the reason behind why children grow so quickly. It's actually pretty simple, which surprises me the most about why I have been so completely baffled at the rate that my children are changing and getting older,...

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Fridays with Theo and Beau

It occurred to me that putting a weekly roundup of my photos of Theo and Beau would serve more than one purpose, rather than having them exclusively on my Instagram feed (I've been blogging for almost five years and this only just occurred to me)....

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Land of Nod: Jack & Beau’s Room Reveal

Our move from NYC to California was a really big deal and life changing in so many ways. We transitioned during a very poignant time during our children's lives, even more so than we knew at the time. Jack was entering the first grade and...

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Peace of Mind is Everything: Fire Safety with Kidde

The following post was sponsored by Kidde. Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast just over a year ago. We were living in New York City, in an apartment facing West, 8 stories above where the East River meets the island. Our building was in Zone A,...

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In the Kitchen with Tim Love

Often has been the case in the last three years that I have been caught off guard by the opportunities presented to me. Some more than others, but I'm almost always pleasantly surprised. Being a blogger in New York City is so much fun. A couple...

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Hair Envy with Vidal Sassoon

When I was a freshman in high school, I had the most amazing hair. Untouched, long, thick, pin straight, and beautiful. I washed it in the morning, ran a comb through it and walked out the door and it always looked impeccable. The following year I...

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Fun with Food and Dan Zanes! (Giveaway)

Let me introduce to you something in my life that drives me bananas: This cupboard, filled with plastic sippy cups, bowls, tritan tumblers and melamine plates makes me crazy. Once upon a time, when my children began to eat off of plates and guzzle out of...

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Ready, Set, Relax

This morning I woke up to the soft tweeting of birds and the crisp, fresh air that engulfs my mother's home that sits at the base of the Santa Cruz mountains. As I type this, the kids are in the back yard playing, Beau is...

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