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parenting with the internet

The Pros and Cons of Parenting in the Age of the Internet

  I have heard lots of older adults marvel at baby carriers, fancy double strollers, and other baby gear that they would have appreciated in their day. Parenting now is a lot different than in generations past. The biggest difference in parenting (in my opinion) is the Internet and technology. I have a love/hate relationship […]

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You had me at Prime

You Had Me at Prime: An Amazon Love Story

Dog food, baby food pouches, diapers, batteries, air filters, K-cups, vitamins, face cream, breastfeeding pads, shower drain hair catchers, baby bottles, dry shampoo, baby nose saline, clothing, books, wipes, bottle brush, travel mug, razor, and a Bug-A-Salt (the non-traditional gift for the ninth wedding anniversary is a salt-based bug killing weapon, FYI)…what do all of […]

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Why I Love Tricare-2

A Love Letter to Tricare

When I married into the military, I wasn’t thinking about the perks. Mostly, I was thinking about the challenges, such as long separations and frequent moves. However, there are benefits to being a military dependent.  I totally married my husband for the 10 percent discount at Lowe’s.  (Actually, I do get a lot of happiness out […]

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