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Homework on the Go

Gather these items for a great homework on-the-go box! Snapware Smart Store box Pack of mechanical pencils Glue stick Safety scissors 24-pack Crayons Clipboard Writing paper Check out this great except from blogger, Megh Miller (the source of this brilliance): “Maybe it’s a sign of our times, but much of …

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Fight the Flu

Follow these easy steps to help prevent you and your family from getting sick with the flu: Wash your hands often. Remember that one of the most common ways people catch colds and the flu is by rubbing their nose or their eyes after their hands have been contaminated with …

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Tips & Quips to Help Moms

Welcome to Tips & Quips! …A place where you can find info you have always wanted to know more about, like how to prevent split ends in your hair.  Or maybe, you want to know the best carpet cleaning tips — and of course, we will have some recipes for …

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Moms Meetups in the Greater DC Area

NoVA Working Moms Network Falls Church, VA NoVA Working Moms Network Falls Church, VA 56 Moms NoVA Working Moms Network is centered around supporting, encouraging, and providing an outlet for working mothers in Northern Virginia. With regular monthly events for mom alo… Check out this Meetup Group →   Super …

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Angelina Ballerina: Dreams Do Come True! DVD

Angelina Ballerina Teaches Little Ones to Follow Their Dreams and Their Hearts   My three kids (5 ½ year old girl, 4 year old boy, and 20 month old boy) know Angelina Ballerina through books.   Lorelei, my daughter, has read most of them, and my older son has listened to …

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Fun Foods For Kids (and Grownups!)

The Secret Life of Food by Clare Crespo For some, food is just something to eat. For Clare Crespo, food is an art form. Her latest cookbook, The Secret Life of Food, is a treasure trove of creative recipes. The categories alone are a sure source of excitement. Names like …

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Sweet City Desserts

 Sweet City Desserts Takes the Cake!     Our family has a short list of go-to favorite places; our path around our neck of the woods is comfortable and well-worn.  We rarely stray from the half dozen restaurants of whose menus our kids have memorized.   So, what a treat …

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Time to Help Exploring Family Service Vacations

By Nancy Taylor Think of others. Be a role model. Give back to the community. Who does not aspire to achieve these things within our families? Most of us live in communities where we do not want for much. While our children do catch the occasional glimpse of poverty, in …

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