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Confessions of a Cookie Mom

“Hi, would you like to buy some Girl Scout cookies?” is a phrase I will hear a million times from February until the end of March. If you are the parent of a Girl Scout you know what I mean when I say the two month cookie season seems like it lasts at least twice […]

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National Girls and Women in Sports Day Youth Clinic at Drake University

This post is sponsored by the Drake University Athletic Department.Do you have a daughter who loves sports?  Sign-up to attend the National Girls and Women in Sports Day Youth Clinic on Sunday, February 9 hosted by Drake University Athletics. Girls will experience a variety of sports taught by Division I collegiate athletes. National Girls and Women […]

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A Mom’s Review of Disney +

When my husband said we needed to add yet another app to our television streaming, I was a bit skeptical. However, once he told me that we were adding Disney + and that I would have access to every Disney movie ever created, I was pretty excited! From Robin Hood to Cinderella, my kids would get to […]

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The Sex Talk

Do you remember the first time you heard about sex? I was a wide-eyed eight-year-old, playing at the home of my closest-playmate, “Beth”. At one point her older sister, “Sarah” joined us. Eager to prove her superior knowledge to us underlings, Sarah began dishing about a soap opera episode she had come across once.  She […]

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