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Should Mum Always Be Bad Cop?

A theme has developed as part of our ever-changing family dynamic. My wife is the one who administers the medicine while our daughter squirms like an otter. She also seems to be the one blowing baby's nose, cutting nails, and wrestling to get her curly...

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Security Lighting: A Quick Guide

Security lights have two main purposes - bringing full exposure to anyone sneaking around the house, and lighting up tripping hazards, low-hanging beams, and toys that I always seem to trip on when I'm carrying groceries.   Instead of making a mess with making holes in walls...

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Winter-Safe Driving Tips with Graco

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but it’s getting pretty bad out there. The weather outside is frightful and while I’d rather just let it snow, sometimes you and the family have to brave the elements to get where you’re going.   The roads are either...

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Last Minute Gift Ideas at Walmart

"You picked up the stocking gifts on the list, right?", the voice calls from upstairs. Your heart sinks as you remember the sticky note on your work computer. You promised and you knew you'd be able to pop out at lunchtime, but you didn't.   It's the day before...

Getting Over My Battle with Beards

Living in Canada, I'm surrounded by burly men who can grow a magnificent beard with no effort. While wearing their plaid shirts and wielding an axe, they fight bears and make grown-up business deals in the same afternoon.   I, however scroll through Google for an answer...

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The 3-Step Bath and Bed Routine

This post was sponsored by JOHNSON’S®. All words, photos, and opinions are my own.   A child's bedtime is a special thing, especially when it goes to plan.  There have been many attempts at bath, stories, and bed that have gone awry and a few lovely ones...