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Academy Award Nominees 2019: An Audiobook Roundup

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Monday Musings

“Co-Parenting is NOT a competition. It’s a collaboration of two homes working together in the best interest of the child at heart.” -unknown...

Mama Kondo: My Take on the “Tidying Up” Craze

It seems Marie Kondo is everywhere these days. Every social media account and online magazine is referencing her Netflix show, “Tidying Up”, in which she enters cluttered families’ homes and...

A New York City Family Vacation

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5 Tips for Happy (Blended Family) Holidays

Holidays can offer a big emotional challenge for blended families. This time of year is tough for every party involved, whether schedules have been decided by a judge or both...

Road Trip: An Asheville Adventure

Thanks to the generosity of Carolina Mornings, The Flying Bike, and Asheville Food Tours, I was able to experience a great few days in Asheville, NC. All opinions expressed are...

Ten Things For Which I am Grateful

It’s that time of year! We are all encouraged to reflect on things for which we are grateful and, of course, what makes the top of my list every year...

Dad’s on TV…again!

Recently the hubby flew down to Atlanta, Georgia for two weeks to film a television series. I had helped him tape his original audition and was his “reader” during the...

Our Couple’s Raleigh Staycation

Thanks to the generosity of the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley, Seasons 52 and Carolina Touring Company, I was able to experience a great weekend staycation in Raleigh. All opinions expressed...

Loving Your Stepchild As Your Own

When I first became a bonus mom, I already had my hands full with three biological children of my own. I had lots of experience in parenting different personalities and...

Back To School: Meet the Stepmom

Back to school picnics, meet the teacher nights and open houses are usually tinged with a bit of awkwardness as we navigate walking along with co-parents and introducing our blended...

Kiawah Island- A South Carolina Paradise for Families

Kiawah Island is a beautiful treasure located 33 miles outside of Charleston, SC with 10 miles of pristine beaches, thousands of acres of preserved maritime forests, marshes and sand dunes....