2019/03/11
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Happy 14th Birthday to My Teenager, my Best Friend

I know not everyone agrees with this or has this same experience because parenting a teen is a box of chocolates, you never know what you […]
2019/03/08
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Let’s Build Something Beautiful Together for Our Daughters

Let’s build something beautiful together. Let’s change the world and fill it full of good humans. Let’s raise young girls to become strong women who demand respect […]
2019/02/18
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Raising Teen Girls to Survive Misogyny, Sexting and Slut Shaming

The things we have to talk to our children and teens about these days is intense. I never remember my mom talking to me directly about […]
2019/01/21
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American Girl Doll of the Year 2019 Blaire Wilson GIVEAWAY

My girls love American Girl Doll. They’ve loved them since our first trip to the American Girl Doll Store in Chicago when they were just little […]
2018/10/01
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The Day My Daughter Stopped Dancing

This year, my youngest daughter decided that she wanted to try something new and she doesn’t want to dance anymore… for now. She wanted to try […]
2018/09/14
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Disney’s the Nutcracker and Four Realms a Must See for Ballet Dancers

I can’t believe that Nutcracker season is already here. If you’re a ballet mom or a ballerina, you know that we mark time by Nutcracker and […]
2018/08/29
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How to have a Quality Fashion Wardrobe on a Budget

Do you dream of a high fashion wardrobe but you don’t have a trendy label fashion budget? I love clothes and so do my girls and […]
2018/07/10
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How to Teach Teenage Girls How to Put on Make-Up

When I was a tween and a teenage girl, I was forbidden from wearing make-up. Not even lip gloss. If I was really slick, I could, […]
2018/06/28
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I Will Not Become the Invisible Woman

Disclosure: This post is made possible with support from AARP’s Disrupt Aging. All opinions are my own. People say that as women grow older, they become invisible. Well, […]