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Target Back-to-School Season Giveaway

Target Back-to-School Giveaway Season Annnnnnnd back-to-school is here, I also have a first grader y’all. I’m officially a mother of a 2-year-old and first grader. I still don’t believe I’m a mom sometimes, has it really been 6 years since Ziana Eliz was cut out of me? If it’s one thing I was looking forward to was getting back into routine, although I enjoy sleeping in, it was terrible having…

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The New Johnson’s Baby Products

The following Choose Gentle campaign post is sponsored by JOHNSON’S® JOHNSON’S® has been around for years and its usually parents first choice of trusted gentlest baby brands and it has continuously been changing through the years, for the better. Being a brand ambassador for JOHNSON’S® for the past three years has been something I’ve been very proud of because they’re always raising the bar when it comes to what’s best…

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Travel Must Haves When Traveling Anywhere

I’ve partnered with @JohnsonsBaby for this Travel Must Haves post. School is almost over here in the east-coast which only means that it’s time to start thinking about travel, if you haven’t already. We have a few places planned like Splish Splash, Sesame Place, hopefully Philly, and of course months of playing with the beach waves. As much as I love traveling, I can’t stand to pack! I’m packing for…

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Best Inclusive Family Resort: Woodloch

*Best Inclusive Family Resort: Woodloch was sponsored. All opinions are my own. thatsBetsyV blogs* Before I met my boyfriend I don’t think I ever made my way to Pennsylvania. What could possibly be there? Of course, being together for 7 years I’ve learned, well, there’s plenty to do up there. One place that came up numerous times during our relationship is how much he enjoyed working at Woodloch as a…

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Tips for Child Acting and Modeling

Getting your child into the world of acting or modeling is no easy task. There are thousands of reputable agencies, just like there are thousands of scam agencies. You must always be mindful of what to look for and with years of experience one of the most important things I learned was to follow my instincts. Yet, some people don’t have them or don’t trust them, so I wanted to…

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Tips for Teaching Kids Responsibilities

Tips for Teaching Kids Responsibilities I often get asked on tips for teaching kids responsibilities and people wonder how my kids are so responsible for their age and wowed with how much they do on their own. I didn’t know it was a big deal, until I spoke to other parents and they told me how much their kids don’t do. My cousin for instance has her 5-year-old son who still…

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100th Day of School Ideas!

Congrats mommy’s and daddy’s we’ve made it to 100 gruesome FUN, yes fun days of school! It’s a nice reminder to let the kids know that they’ve made it through 100 days, which is big number for them, but also a nice reminder for us parents that all those days of us trying to figure out how to do their homework and early wake-up calls are soon coming to an…

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Potty Training Boys

They never said potty training boys would be easy, and I thought I would be one of the lucky ones who would be done with it in just a matter of 3 days. I mean, come on, Ziana took about a week, but then again she is a girl. Apparently, boys take longer to train- go figure! When I potty trained Ziana it was only her, her and I, a…

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New York City Dads Can Now Change Dirty Diapers

New York City Dads Can Now Change Dirty Diapers As a parent we become pretty great at MacGyvering our way through any situation where we need to make things happen for our children. I remember numerous times where I would walk to a bathroom with the kids and walk into a bunch of stalls with no changing tables. Here come those handy MacGyver skills to use– angrily ripping thousands of…

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Elf on The Shelf Ideas for Kids

Elf on The Shelf Ideas He’s baccccck! Elf on the Shelf is back in our lives or as we call him in our home Tony Antonio Ton-Ton– long name we couldn’t agree on a name thus put them all together. What do you call yours? I’m always curious to know if anyone has fun name like ours. Some people love that little guy– or girl because it brings something extra…

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