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The Easiest Face Cleansing Method…Ever

Everyone needs to wash their face, right?  But not everyone’s face washing needs are the same, especially as we get older.  Enter an amazing method of cleansing your face that will #1) save you some dough and #2) make you wonder why you didn’t do this sooner and #3) is suited for pretty much everyone. …

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Dare To Dream

As an elder in society…AM SO!…I think it behooves me to learn new things about the world around me, to challenge myself, even if that means I’m uncomfortable. Coding makes me uncomfortable. Yes, the kind of coding used for computers, or blog design, or creating apps. It’s crazy to me that I should try and …

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Flat Head Syndrome

Um, what? Flat Head Syndrome?  What is it and who gets it? Who Gets It: Babies. What Is It: Positional plagiocephaly (pronounced play-gee-oh-sef-a-lee), flat head syndrome, happens when a baby’s head develops a flat spot from continued pressure on a particular area, like from sleeping on their backs. Show of hands…how many grandparents knew about …

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After Birth, Not Afterbirth

Who just had this reaction after reading that title: ~gag~?! Come on now, you should know better than that.  OMT isn’t gonna gross you out. As a site owner/blogger/occasional iffy vlogger, I do lots of rooting around the Internets looking for the very best for you.  While this site is mainly focused on grandparents and …

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PSA of The Day: Securing Furniture with Wall Anchor Straps (UPDATED)

Do you remember this post about Meghan’s untimely death at the age of three, after she was found under an unsecured dresser in her room? Kiddos die from falling furniture?  Horrifying.  Even worse?  I found this startling statistic: According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, a child dies every two weeks as a result of …

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You Are More Than A Number

Yesterday, I heard a discussion on numbers and how they define us.  Particularly, numbers pertaining to women’s age and weight.  The crux of the conversation was this: Women HATE to tell folks how old they are or what they weigh, because if the numbers don’t jive with what society deems acceptable, women feel diminished. The …

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Getting In Fighting Shape For Grandparenting

Getting in shape to be a grandparent is kinda like getting in shape for a half-marathon: * Takes planning  – What will you be called? * Takes eating right – Gotta build stamina for horsey rides. * Takes a sense of humor – Some days you’ll get a little poop on ya (that’s just wrong). …

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