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10 cose che tua figlia dovrebbe sapere prima di compiere 10 anni

(6) Comments | Posted November 3, 2015 | 4:03 AM

1. Quanto la adori. Non contano i vostri dissapori. Anche se qualche volta ti ritrovi ad urlare, lei deve sapere che è al centro del tuo universo, sempre.

2. Cucinare. Dovrebbe essere capace di preparare pietanze semplici come uova, pasta, toast, panini ecc. Mia figlia ama cucinare e lasciare che...

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What You Learn When You Travel With Your Mom

(0) Comments | Posted May 13, 2015 | 5:11 PM

My daughter and I love to travel. We love short road trips, but we also enjoy a long adventure. We like the quickness of flying, but we also enjoy taking our time and driving to our destination. This way, we can enjoy the new things we discover along the way....

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Easter Italian Style

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 5:02 PM

In our family we all host a holiday. Easter happens to be mine. It's a refreshing time of year when the weather is breaking and the earth is getting ready to bloom again. All kind of spiritual in many ways. I love hosting Easter, the food is bright and the...

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Beat the Winter Blues With These 8 Family-Friendly Activities

(1) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 2:47 PM

Yes, I know it's been frigid and in many parts of the country (here included), we have been dealing with snow, ice and temps not fit for a beast. We all have cabin fever and are dreaming of the beach. But here's a list of some ways to shake the...

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The Friends You Want to Have Once You Have Kids

(0) Comments | Posted January 30, 2015 | 4:40 PM

When your child is active in a lot of extracurriculars, you will come across all types of parents. There are all kinds of moms at skating, softball fields, scout troops, school events etc. Navigating your way through the groups and finding one to hang with isn't always an easy task....

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Make Change, Not Resolutions

(0) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 1:46 PM

Time to get on track.

OK, people, January is half over; it's time to get serious. I don't make annual New Year's resolutions because they don't typically end well. So instead, I try to make a list of five things I'd like to do better in the new year....

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Hustle, Bustle, Stop Complaining!

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2014 | 12:25 PM

Yes, it's the season of busy days that turn into busy nights. Of course you are running more than normal and your wallet is draining fast, but before you complain too much, look at it from a different prospective.

So you're running to the grocery store again -- well luckily...

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Family Drives Us All Crazy During The Holidays, But Here's Why I Never Let My Daughter Know It

(0) Comments | Posted December 5, 2014 | 12:10 PM

I'm not going to lie: In our family, we have our share of spats. Someone is always ticking someone else off over something. But we do a good job of not letting it affect the children. If my sister and I are spatting, I know that her and my daughter's...

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My Favorite Things List Even Though I'm Not Oprah

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 5:09 PM

I'm not Oprah but who says she's the only one who can have a favorite things list!! Now I don't have an audience that I'm going to hand these gifts out to but this is MY list of favorite things for this holiday season!

1. Keds sequin gyms by...

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Make a List, You'll Feel Better

(0) Comments | Posted November 3, 2014 | 5:33 PM

So, Halloween is over and we will be finding candy wrappers hidden in our kids rooms for weeks to come. But before the holidays are here and you're scrambling to finish cookies, last-minute gifts and decorating, take a simple bit of advice that my friend is famous for: MAKE A...

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10 Fall Must-Haves You AND Your Daughter Both Need

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2014 | 11:29 AM

1. Uggs. Yes, they are cliche and some say not the prettiest, BUT they are definitely comfy and can be thrown on with jeans, leggings and even skirts. There is no doubt they keep you warm and are durable. I have been wearing Uggs for many years before they became...

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The Benefits Of Raising a 'Neutral' Child

(0) Comments | Posted September 30, 2014 | 6:29 PM

When I was young, I played with all of the kids in the neighborhood, boys and girls. I tended to be most friendly with the boys; some of my closest friends growing up were boys that lived on my block. As I got into high school, I had friendships with...

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Fall Fun for Kids (and Parents!) Of All Ages

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 11:48 AM

The weather has changed. There is a crisp in the air and people are pulling out jackets and boots in many areas of the country. The sunny summer days a the beach and running around to carnivals and picnics may be over, but it means plenty of fun things to...

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10 coisas que sua filha deveria saber quando fizer 10 anos

(36) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 3:22 PM

1. Que ela é adorada. Não importa o quanto vocês discordem e mesmo que às vezes você possa gritar, ela deve saber que é o centro do seu universo -- sempre.

2. Cozinhar. Ela deve ser capaz de preparar lanches rápidos como ovos, macarrão, torradas, sanduíches, etc. Minha filha adora...

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Important Life Lessons Children Learn Through Sports

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 1:35 PM

My daughter has always been very active in extracurricular activities. From a very young age she enjoyed things like ice skating, tennis, softball and cheer. As she got older she added things to that list and lost interest in a few. The fact is she is very lucky to have...

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The Things to Buy for Yourself Today and Keep For Your Daughter (or Son) Tomorrow

(2) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 1:48 PM

Sometimes when I'm shopping, I admit that I make a purchase I don't need or shouldn't buy because it's something that I will pass on to my daughter. Some of the favorite items I own are not new, but things that my mom or grandmother passed down to me. I...

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Mom's Night, Our Version of a Playdate

(0) Comments | Posted August 22, 2014 | 11:40 AM

Yay for the weekend and yay for mom's night in!! After weeks of running from the pool to carnivals, hosting slumber parties and so on, school is back in session and we ALL deserve a night with good friends! This, of course, includes some great food and drinks, be it...

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10 Dinge, die Ihre Tochter mit 10 wissen sollte

(5) Comments | Posted August 16, 2014 | 2:48 PM

1. Wie sehr sie geliebt wird.

Egal, wie Sie darüber denken und auch, wenn Sie dem nicht zustimmen: Ihre Tochter sollte wissen, dass sie der Mittelpunkt Ihres Universums ist - immer.

2. Wie man kocht.

Sie sollte fähig sein, kleine Gerichte zuzubereiten, zum Beispiel Eier, Nudeln, Toast, Sandwiches....

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10 cosas que tu hija debería saber cuando cumpla 10 años

(2) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 4:53 AM

1. Lo que la quieren. A pesar de que estéis en desacuerdo y de que a veces le grites, tiene que saber que es el centro de tu universo; siempre.

2. Cocinar. Debería saber preparar pequeños platos como huevos, pasta, tostadas, sandwiches, etc. A mi hija le encanta cocinar...

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What This Mom Does on the First Day of School

(2) Comments | Posted August 14, 2014 | 4:29 PM

So we all dream about it -- ahhh, all the great things we'll get to do the minute those darlings go back to school. After a busy summer of trying to keep them busy, it's now OUR time, right moms? So, what first -- nails, lunch with girlfriends, a little...

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