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pork tenderloin recipe feature
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Pork Tenderloin Recipe Your Family Will Love

Pork Tenderloin is a family favorite in our house. The best part of it? The recipe I use is so easy to make. I don’t want to give away my secret because my family thinks I spend hours slaving over a hot stove to make our pork tenderloin dinners (can you hear the snickering?) So, if you promise not to tell my family, I will share the recipe. I can not take credit for it…

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Recap of Tweens and Communications Discussion

Last week I participated in the Unilever Tween Academy at The MotherHood. The discussion was about Tweens and Communications with parenting expert Rosalind Wiseman, author of the New York Times bestseller Queen Bees and Wannabes. Sponsored by Unilever & Don’t Fret The Sweat. Tweens and Communications Recap The discussion was really interesting and everyone had awesome ideas on Tweens and Communication. Keeping the lines of communication open is something that is very important to me…

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amulet books
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Amulet Books Hooked My Son From Page One!

The Amulet books by Kazu Kibuishi really did hook my son from page one. My son is 8.5 years old and reading is way bottom on his list of things he wants to do. When I saw the comic book style of the Amulet books, I knew this just might be the perfect series for him. The Amulet books are for the ages 9 – 12, however, my son is 8.5 and it was perfect for him….

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tweens and communication
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Join Me For Tweens And Communication Talk at TheMotherhood

Tomorrow I will be at TheMotherhood discussing Tweens and Communication. Tweens and Communication is really important topic to me. Communication and My Family I have a teen son (15), tween daughter (12) and another son (8) and daughter(7) right behind. The issues with tweens and communication starts early. I have seen my 7-year-old daughter have communication issues with her friends. Often she (or her friends) will get their feelings hurt because of something they “think”…

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Crayola ColorStudio for iPad
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Crayola ColorStudio for iPad by Griffin; Daily Geek Find

Recently I bought the Crayola ColorStudio for iPad from Griffin for my kids to use on my iPad. Talk about a fun way to use an iPad. I love it! What is a Crayola ColorStudio for iPad? The Crayola ColorStudio for iPad is a combination of an iPad app and a stylus. The stylus is the size of a big Crayola marker so it’s perfect for little kids hands. My 7, 8 & 12-year-olds all…

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