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Holiday Gift Guide For Teens Curated by Teens
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Holiday Gift Guide For Teens Curated by Teens

Here are 25 sweet holiday gift ideas in a handy dandy guide curated by a real-life 12-year-old and 15-year-old. From a plush Captain America pillow to dainty home decor, and a funky Luna Lovegood backpack to an elegant Original Grain watch, there’s a little something for damn near every older […]

Combing out the Teeny Demons
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Combing out the Teeny Demons

By Andi Jaspersen Parenthood: the fastest path to a Master’s Degree in Disgusting.  Had you asked me a decade ago what I knew about poop, rashes, or how long it takes food at the bottom of a backpack to morph into an unrecognizable science experiment, I would have stared blankly […]

Parenting is hard, writing about parenting being hard is also hard
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Parenting is hard, writing about parenting being hard is also hard

I never claimed to be a parenting expert. Never wanted the label. Some out there maybe thought I had more of a clue than the rest. Not even close. I had ideas, sure, and I try hard almost always, but I’ve been flying mostly blind for the last 15 1/2 […]

Built Strong to Last Long
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Built Strong to Last Long

This post is sponsored by FIVE STAR®. All stories and opinions expressed below are honest and unbiased, as always. I put a bow on my own high school career in 1993. Back then, being bullied over my weight and teased about my lack of luck with the ladies was confined […]

How to treat lice quickly and painlessly, and eliminate one parenting worry about your kids being at school
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How to treat lice quickly and painlessly, and eliminate one parenting worry about your kids being at school

This blog post has been sponsored by Liceguard. All opinions and scenarios discussed here are true. We have battled lice and lived to tell the tale. A lot of scary stuff can happen at school. Don’t we know it. A note stuffed into your kid’s take-home folder, shoved deep down […]

Photography Tips For Photographing Youth Sports
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Photography Tips For Photographing Youth Sports

Check out this new photography tips blog post from me for my friends at Fracture. This one is all about tips on photographing youth sports, about capturing your little athlete’s biggest moments, and how sometimes you have to put the camera/phone down and simply watch with nothing but gnats and […]

Surf Swiftly Into The Future with Verizon 5G Home
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Surf Swiftly Into The Future with Verizon 5G Home

Thank you to Verizon Wireless for sponsoring this post Maybe it is dependent on the way the wind is blowing through the oak tree leaves at that exact moment or if there are too many red-breasted robins chirping in the backyard, each clamoring for someone to refill the three bird […]

More like a goodbye than a hello
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More like a goodbye than a hello

I’d been away for the better part of a week when she came up and laid down beside me. Her hot chocolate eyes and heaving chest inches from my face. It had been months, shit maybe even a full calendar year, since she had been this close for this long. […]

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