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"Will I be pretty, Mom?" Has your daughter ever asked you that? Or, do you see the question in her eyes - and know that she will not ask it, for fear of the answer? What, really, is pretty? By whose standards? And, why do we continue to placate ourselves... Read more →

my three-month old granddaughter. That's right. "And a child will lead them," is so true. But, you don't have to wait for that child to get to kindergarten to learn from them. It's been a couple of months since I returned to CO after spending 10 days with my daughter... Read more →

Seems like a good idea. According to research done by Kevin Burke of Lucid Marketing and Lisa Finn, freelance writer, moms are receptive to Facebook ads when they follow the rules. The Moms' rules. Here are the details from Kevin, himself: "Marketers looking to harness the viral power of online... Read more →

We recently adopted two shelter dogs and re-learning to be pet parents has been interesting. The dogs are 7 and 2, respectfully, so they're adults, not puppies. They came house-trained... at least, house-trained for bathroom issues. Only one accident from the two-year old. House-trained otherwise - not so much. We're... Read more →

Did you procrastinate? Do you have your Mother's Day gift yet? If not, I have a great idea for you. And, even if you've already covered her for Mother's Day, this is a fantastic idea you can use to show her all year long how much you love her. Moms... Read more →

By Guest Blogger, Donna DeClemente, Donna's Promo Talk Well if you haven't been reminded enough already from a million different media messages that this Sunday is Mother's Day, then you must live under a rock! I have to share that because my mother recently passed away, I would really rather... Read more →

My good friend Kevin Burke (pictured here) of Lucid Marketing and Moms Who Blog wrote an excellent piece in MediaPost's "Engage Moms" this week. Kevin has been focused on Moms for a long time and as far as I'm concerned, he has the inside track. I trust his research and... Read more →

Halloween is quickly approaching which happens to fall on a Saturday this year, so there definitely will be an increase in trick-or-treaters and in parties. So if you haven't gotten your costume, or your kid's costume yet, there's still time. According to shopping search engine,, here are the most... Read more →