Why You Should Still Take Your Children to the Library

Why You Should Still Take Your Children to the Library

Most children today have tablets and games consoles, filled with downloadable content. Even if they do read, many of the books they see are on a screen. While you may encourage them to read and even spend time reading with them, how often do you take them to the library? Probably not as often as your own parents took you. Despite the declining usage of libraries and government cuts meaning many local libraries are closing,

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You Need Girls Trip in Your Life

BlogHer Girls Trip

If you have not made plans with your favorite Divas to see Girls Trip on July 21st, you need to stop reading this and do so immediately. Yes. It is that serious. Tickets are already available. Get yours and your best girlfriends right now. I had the opportunity to attend a private advanced screening during BlogHer ’17 in Orlando, Florida and it was everything.

Girls Trip follows 4 lifelong friends (Regina Hall,

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My Reality: Letting Go and Holding On

It’s taken me some time to write these words.

To process them not only in my mind, but in my heart.

My teenage son recently asked what for most would seem like an innocent, normal question.

“Momma, can I walk with my friends to the next neighborhood over?”

Already knowing I would hesitate and most likely respond with a “Not today”, our next door neighbor jumped in with “Mrs.

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Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

I am fairly open about my culinary skills – or lack thereof – with my online community.

I am slowly embracing and learning to love/like time spent in the kitchen. Especially, when it comes to cooking dishes that are my family’s favorite and I know it’ll bring a smile to their faces and requests for “More, please!”. My children, also, each enjoy getting in the kitchen and “helping” out as much as possible.

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5 Questions to Ask When Buying A Car

5 Questions to Ask When Buying A Car

Disclosure: This article on 5 questions to ask when buying a car is written in partnership with Bluff Road Auto Sales.

Our family has been in limbo with our quest to add new-to-us vehicle over the past year. It’s time but we want to find the right vehicle at the right price for our family’s needs.

My husband is a researcher. He will find every article there is to narrow down our choices,

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Why Everyone Needs a Plan for Their Money

Why Everyone Needs a Plan for Their Money

Contrary to popular belief, a savings account isn’t the best place to keep your money. A safe would be a little more appropriate (at least that way you actually own your money in the event something happens to the bank or your account) but there are arguably much better ways to invest your money.

Does that word sound scary? Invest?

Don’t worry, even your savings account is technically an investment. You see,

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7 Reasons You Need To Improve Business Writing Skills

7 Reasons You Need To Improve Business Writing Skills to Succeed In Life and Business

Writing skills may bring back a lot of memories of English classes that you took long ago, however the truth is that being able to write well can help you progress further than you’d expect in business and your daily life. There’s no end to the benefits that come from being able to produce high quality and original pieces of text. While many people may be unsure just how writing can help them, the following reasons show just how vital writing can be to your success:

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