A New Year, A New Word. What’s Your Word of the Year?

Word of the Year I’m not sure when the trend began, but over the past several years it’s been a common theme among my group of friends and colleagues to choose a “word of the year” (WOTY) at the beginning of a […]

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Social Media – Hate the Player, Not the App

Teens and Social Media It’s December 31st and around the world, people are celebrating or getting ready to celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of a new one. Holiday gifts have been exchanged and if there were electronics or […]

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13 Reasons Why… Not. According to a 20-Year-Old

A note from Kristen:  I had the opportunity to get a sneak preview of the now insanely popular Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why and while I found it to be a great show with a lot of talking points for parents to have […]

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How Do You Explain News and the State of the World to Your Kids?

You Can’t Escape the News Media and specifically, social media, has changed the landscape on how we as humans get and consume our information and news. If you had any doubt about that, this past election should have made a believer out […]

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Binge Watching: It’s Not Just for the Adults!

Family Friendly Binge Watching Shows on Netflix! Summer is coming to a close and before you know it (or some you already do!!) we’ll all be back in the early morning routine, packing lunches and checking homework. For now, though, we’re hanging […]

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House of Cards, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Orange – Oh My, Netflix!

So Much More Great Stuff Coming Up on Netflix! I can’t believe it’s been almost 2 months since I was in California with Netflix at the TCAs!! Still kinda buzzing high from it – especially since a lot of the ‘sneak peeks’ […]

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It’s Time for a Face-Cation

Call it a Face-cation or a Face-break… whatever you want to call it, I’m taking it. And unlike a lot of the dramatic Debbie’s out there, I’m not making a grand announcement via a status update on my personal account.  No “I’m […]

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Sex and the Teenage Girl

It’s no secret that I have three daughters. And now that they’re getting older, their maintenance is changing quite a bit. My role as a mom is changing quite a bit, too. Ever since the oldest one popped out and all the […]

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Oh Snap! Saturday: Shame on You Target and Legoland

This is a little mix of good and bad.. because well, the good is great and the bad is Target and Legoland! First the good – The Audition – I’ll admit it has taken me YEARS to even come close to shaking […]

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2014 Blog Review and 2015 Goals – Looking Back, Looking Forward

Raise your hand if you’re stunned that it’s New Years Eve. Sweet baby Jeebus where did this year go?! As I did last year and the year before, I like to end the year by looking back at the goal-setting post from […]

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