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"House Sold" by American Advisors Group at flickr.com (scaled, cropped and text added)

Keeping up With the Neighbors
Learning About Friendship and Being a Great Neighbor

Saying I have a flair for the dramatic is not an exaggeration. As a matter of fact, if you look up flair for dramatic, you may find a picture of none other than yours truly. I have been known to celebrate birthday weeks and months, decorate for fall as soon as August ends, get a little carried away with parties and play dates and put bows on my daughter that are bigger than her entire head.

"House Sold" by American Advisors Group at flickr.com (scaled, cropped and text added)

Image courtesy of American Advisors Group at flickr.com (scaled, cropped and text added)

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"Set for Thanksgiving" by Dave Dugdale at flickr.com (scaled and text added)

These Are the Thanks We Give
8 Activities to Encourage Gratitude in Your Home and Neighborhood

What are you thankful for? This is something that I want to focus on as we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving. It is easy to get wrapped up in life and forget to appreciate what we have, especially for little ones.

"Set for Thanksgiving" by Dave Dugdale at flickr.com (scaled and text added)

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"Mile Run" by Chuck Allen at flickr.com (scaled, blur effect and text added)

Get Your Motor Running With Your Kids
10 Activities to Make Your Kids Forget About Screen Time

We are only a few weeks into summer vacation and my daughter has already asked for screen time more than I care to admit. She normally loves playing outside but this summer it is all about technology. She has a beautiful imagination so I have decided screen time is out and creativity is in. It hasn’t been completely taken away but it is on lockdown and must be earned!

"Mile Run" by Chuck Allen at flickr.com (scaled, blur effect and text added)

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"F.R.I.E.N.D.S Forever" by Michael Tanujaya at flickr.com (scaled, watermarks removed and text added)

Unwavering Friendship
Lessons From Wisteria Lane

On the recommendation of a friend I recently started watching the women of Wisteria Lane. That’s right, those Desperate Housewives. I love them! I love them not only for their crazy antics and endless mysteries but, most of all, for their unwavering friendship.

"F.R.I.E.N.D.S Forever" by Michael Tanujaya at flickr.com (scaled, watermarks removed and text added)

Image courtesy of Michael Tanujaya at flickr.com (scaled, watermarks removed and text added)

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