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Thinking We’ll Wait Until 8th

Along with many of you, I’ve become increasingly concerned about the effects of increased technology usage with my kids. It’s coming from every direction. At home we have televisions, computers, iPads, iPods, iPhones, and an Xbox. We visit the library and my kids want to sit on the iPads and computers there. They go to […]

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The Mom’s Guide to the 4th of July in Cincy & NKY {2017}

Believe it or not, the Fourth of July is right around the corner! Parades, fireworks, cookouts and family! Did you know that many historians believe the tradition of fireworks on the 4th was John Adams’, our 2nd president’s, idea?  He even wrote about it in one of his many famous letters to his wife, Abigail: […]

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When the Booneys Aren’t the Boonies!

Well Mommas, we’ve made it to the finishing kick of the school year. The last mile. The last leg. The last of the nightly reading log signatures… every minute COMPLETELY honest, of course. The last of the nightly scramble to find jeans without holes, shorts that pass fingertips, and some semblance of a semi-healthy looking […]

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Life’s Not Always Fair… But Sometimes it Should Be!

  They say that “art imitates life.” I have often thought about a scene from the 2004 classic “Mean Girls.”  The character Regina George was the quintessential “cool girl.” She was also a snob, controlling, narcissistic, and self-centered. And the movie never actually explains why that is, but we get a slight insight into her origin when we visit […]

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Why I Love Dirty Dishes

Before you roll your eyes and start thinking “Stepford Wife,” LIAR, or Show-Off, just hear me out! I have (at times through gritted teeth) truly come to love dirty dishes…along with my husband’s dirty socks on the floor…and even doing laundry. Now, let me explain!   First, as I mentioned, I just LOVE dirty dishes! […]

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