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5 Must-Read Inspirational Picture Books

In a chaotic world, we can always depend on the purity and simplicity of children’s picture books. They can communicate with children in a special way that, sometimes, no one else can. I love picture books that entertain, but those with meaning and inspiration for a child to absorb have a special place in my […]

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Why I’m Raising A Santa Believer

For kids, believing in Santa Claus is magical; for parents, it’s nostalgic. Santa represents goodness, giving and joy and believing in him just feels…well, good! When I strip all that away, though, and discern why I’m really raising my daughter to believe in things like Santa Clause, the Easter Bunny and the tooth fairy—there’s one […]

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When Your Daughter Won’t Do Dresses

The staple in my 8-year-old daughter’s wardrobe is a graphic tee, accompanied by basketball shorts and tennis shoes, naturally. She doesn’t care for dresses, bows or even wearing her hair down. She has a very distinct vision when it comes to what she feels like is “her.” My vision for her is very different. I […]

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How to Make A Fairy Garden

So what exactly is a fairy garden anyway? Well, it can be anything you want it to be! As long as it’s made from the heart it will lure our little fairy friends. But really… A Fairy Garden is a miniature garden that includes miniature furnitures, doors, signs, fences… and actual living plants.  They’re super […]

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Target Looks I Love For Spring

When people ask, “Love your outfit, where’d you get it?” More than 50% of the time, I respond, “It’s from Target.”  When I shop, I’m looking for something memorable or versatile. My style is classic and feminine, but I also like I like to throw in some quirky stuff, too. Target never fails me!   […]

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