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Freebie: Lego Magazine

Love Legos? Yeah, we do, too. That’s why I was so excited to come across this offer for a *free* subscription to Lego Magazine from the Lego Club. It isn’t often that something is free, with no strings attached. But this is! Why Lego Magazine? Kids love to get mail. Every time my daughter gets something addressed to her in the mailbox, she is to-the-moon excited. It’s educational fun – and fully illustrated. It’ll grab“Freebie: Lego Magazine”

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How to Survive the First Week Back to School

As a working mom, the first week back to school is always stressful. Probably we could make it easy and hit up takeout a few nights, but when you’re watching your spending… well… that just isn’t an option. With tonight being Girl Marvelous’ open house, I know the start of school is near and I’m dreading it. Normally I look forward to meeting her teacher and seeing her excitement as she checks out the new“How to Survive the First Week Back to School”

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Surviving the Guilt of Summer as a Working Mom

Every summer it starts.  The guilt of going to work every day and taking Girl Marvelous to daycare.  Oh, how I wish I could stay home and play with her! I was blessed to stay home with her full-time for the first year and a half after she was born. As thankful as I am to have had that opportunity, it also made me realize that I’m not the “stay at home mom” type. Though“Surviving the Guilt of Summer as a Working Mom”

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Save Summer with these Top 5 Summer Activities for Kids

Can you believe summer is half over? I know, I don’t want to believe it either. I wish the summer months would go on and on and… But before summer is over and the kids head back to school, here are some must-do budget friendly activities to get the most out of summer vacation. Neighborhood bike parade (parents.com) – Kids love the freedom that comes with being able to ride their bike. Celebrate that by“Save Summer with these Top 5 Summer Activities for Kids”

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How To Get Your Kids to Read This Summer for FREE

Summer is coming. And for many women that makes the struggle between balancing a career and life at home that much harder. This is especially true if you have kids. How do you keep your child engaged in learning through the long, hot, relaxing days of summer? And how do you do that in between your career and other responsibilities?   And doing that while sticking to your budget? Impossible. Or is it? Even if“How To Get Your Kids to Read This Summer for FREE”

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Working Mom v. Super Mom: How do we get it right?

Today was Girl Marvelous’ fourth-grade play. And I missed it because I was at work. I was so heartbroken, I cried. This isn’t the first time I’ve cried at my desk, and I’m sure it isn’t the last. It’s harder than I thought to find a balance between work and family. Lately, I feel like she’s growing up so fast. Where did the toddler years go? Oh, how I miss those sleepless nights! (Never thought you’d hear someone“Working Mom v. Super Mom: How do we get it right?”

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