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Teen Style 101, Part 3

By rondadevereaux

This is part III of the service project my girl scout troop was working on for their Media Journey (journeys are like badges, but are new on the scene the last couple of years). As we were discussing what to do for their project the girls said, "Let's do hair and makeup makeovers." I told the g... Read More

Teen Style 101 – Part 2

By rondadevereaux

This is part II of the service project my girl scout troop was working on for their Media Journey (journeys are like badges, but are new on the scene the last couple of years). As we were discussing what to do for their project the girls said, "Let's do hair and makeup makeovers." I told the gi... Read More

Teen Style 101 – Part I

By rondadevereaux

My girl scout troop was working on a service project for their Media Journey (journeys are like badges, but are new on the scene the last couple of years). As we were discussing what to do for their project the girls said, "Let's do hair and makeup makeovers." I told the girls that the hair and ... Read More

Don’t judge a mother by her gear. I’m still in the game.

By Carrie Finlinson

There is this awesome mother of six young children I see at my daughter's soccer games. Twice a week, she strolls onto the field with close to the same supplies she might need to keep her kiddos happy on a three day camping trip: tarp for the ground, blankets, changes of clothes, snacks, shade umbre... Read More

The ins and outs of a cheque. What’s a cheque?

By Megan Harris

"What is a check mom?" says the 13 year old. "Mom, you're still writing checks?" says the 21 year old (with a bit of sarcasm.) "Grandma, why don’t you use your debit card so you don’t have to carry all that cash," says the 30 year old. All of us at different stages in the game use our a... Read More

This Week’s Children’s Book Picks & Tips

By vanessabrown

Infant Book Pick & Tip Book: The Usborne Book Series called, "That's Not My...." were books that my little girls loved when they were infants. The simplicity, fun illustrations, bright colors, bouncy, fun text and texture in the fabric on the pages captivated them! I love giving these books as... Read More