Invisalign vs. Braces

Invisalign vs. Braces – 5 Ways Invisalign Is Better

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Invisalign. Invisalign makes  many things easier than braces. We would know, we have had both in our house. When I asked my two teenage boys to compare their experiences Invisalign won big time. Aside from the pain of braces (which my son said is the one thing he […]


Sample Thank You Card Wording For Kids

Thank You Card Cheat Sheet for Kids It’s the holiday season and your kids have Thank You Cards to write. Here are some to help make it go smoothly for all of you. Upon receipt of a gift, your kids need to write a handwritten Thank You Card to express their gratitude. These work for birthdays, graduation and any […]

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Invisalign: How to Handle Pain & Discomfort

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Invisalign. This is Keenan’s fifth month using Invisalign. The novelty has definitely worn off and he is starting to ask…often, “Are we there yet.” Not. Even. Close. Bud.  While he hasn’t had a lot of pain using the Invisalign trays (which is much different than my 17 […]

My Son's First Concussion: How Did I Not Know?

My Son’s First Concussion: How Did I Not Know?

Noah experienced his first concussion last month. It was a scary and bizarre experience and not at all how I expected it would be. I have always been afraid of concussions. My kids have played both football and lacrosse since they were young. Bones have been broken, by the truckload. Yet, somehow until last month, we […]

Invisalign: Getting Answers to My Questions

Invisalign: Getting Answers to My Questions

This post is sponsored by Invisalign. Years ago we took both kids to the dentist with the intention of finding out how much we would be spending on their orthodontic treatments. Translation…how many additional jobs would I need to pick up to maintain my passionate collection of clothing, shoes and wine while paying for their […]

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Ooph Summer Contract 2014: Free Printable

It’s June and the kids are either already out or about to be out of school. The rules for summer are completely different and setting expectations is the best way to keep you from screaming, “When does school start??” before July 1st. Below is a printable contract for you and the kids. Cross out what […]

Do You Diagnose Your Medical Concerns Online?

I do this thing where I self diagnose myself, my kids, my husband and even strangers. If you are reading this I am probably diagnosing you right this very second. I am a medical panicker. A bruise surely means leukemia. Lower back pain is a damaged internal organ. A headache is surely brain cancer. I […]