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candy
Kansas City metro area
Web-savvy, techie wife in Kansas City who enjoys family, travel, shopping, and social media optimization.
Interests: blogging, web design, swimming, traveling, scrapbooking + photo preservation, Sandra Bullock movies, theme parks, shoe shopping, non-fiction books, magazines, reality TV, Ms. Pac-Man.
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Kids are so much better with tech than their parents and they will start asking for a smartphone of their own from a young age. But as a parent, it’s important that you wait until they are old enough and you know how to protect them when they are online. However, you also need to think about the price of... Continue reading
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Caring for an infant is not an easy task for any mom, especially first-time moms. You can be overwhelmed by the overly dependent newborn cries and needs. As much as it will be challenging to remain calm, you need to relax for you to think correctly and also for the baby to feed off your positivity. You cannot remain calm... Continue reading
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Today, Atlanta is one of the most remarkable regions. It started as a terminus for a railroad when Georgia decided to build a railroad to the US Midwest. It was first named after Governor Wilson Lumpkin's daughter Martha and was referred to as Marthaville. Two years after that, it was renamed Atlanta. The first electric vehicles roamed around Atlanta in... Continue reading
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What is so important to know about home bathroom remodeling? The truth is, quite a bit. Many are unaware that there is a possibility to renovate the old bathtub and make it new within a few hours of work. Most homes have old and rather neglected baths, and so owners opt for showers instead. Sometimes, the plumbing system is so... Continue reading
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If, like many people throughout the pandemic and multiple lockdowns, you have started an online business, then you already know it’s full of challenges that you’re not likely to find in other jobs. You might have been doing work with people domestically for now, but when you need to start working with people in different countries, it can add a... Continue reading
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You're thinking about getting a puppy or maybe rescuing a pedigree dog. It would be a nice addition to your family, giving your kids a loyal companion to grow up with. But if you're going to choose a specific breed, which one is right for your family? They come in all shapes and sizes, with different personalities, lifespans, and even... Continue reading
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As a parent, you’ll have a lot of concerns regarding your children. One of the biggest issues that you’ll need to contend with is keeping their health and wellbeing on the right track. A big part of this is always going to be their oral health and this goes far beyond just making sure that they brush their teeth. So,... Continue reading
Getting a puppy is such an exciting opportunity, and it’s one that will certainly be life-changing. Puppies are like babies, and they need your constant attention. They rely on you for food, for taking out for walks, and relieving themselves outside. When getting a puppy, you want to ensure that this is the best decision for your situation now and... Continue reading
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3 Important Laws That Every Texan Parent Should Know Parenting can be a challenging yet highly rewarding journey. And part of your responsibility as a parent involves staying well-informed about the legal framework that protects you and your child. In Texas, there are several laws you should be aware of that safeguards your child’s welfare. Ranging from education, parental custody... Continue reading
Learning new habits can sound like a hard task, and it can be, but that doesn’t mean it’s something you should give up on. Sometimes we need hard work to get to a better place in life, and that makes it all worth it. It’s not always easy to notice your bad habits, as they’re things you could have been... Continue reading
When it comes to looking for an ideal car for your family, there are many considerations to take to make sure you get the best car for the comfort and functionality of your family. But what are the most important things one needs from a family car? Keep reading to find out. Pexels-CC0 licence Safety Safety of your vehicle is... Continue reading
As your children grow up, they will regularly need medical check-ups to make sure everything is alright with them. These check up’s could be annual visits to the doctors for a jab, an eye test, maybe they are feeling unwell, or a hearing test. When going through these processes, as a child it can be scary which is why it’s... Continue reading
Photo Credit The coronavirus and Covid-19 pandemic has been difficult for all of us. Government guidelines put in place to minimise and slow the spread of the virus have impacted all of our lives and routines. Many of us are now working from home. The majority of us can’t mix households. Holidays have been cancelled. Gyms are closed. Sports clubs... Continue reading
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Do you feel as if your bedroom is not currently offering the level of comfort or relaxation possibilities you’re looking for? If that’s the case, it’s time to make a change sooner rather than later. There are so many changes that you can make that’ll have a positive impact on the space. Once you start making positive changes, you’ll find... Continue reading
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Every single parent worries about whether their child is developing in the way that they should. The first thing to know is that while there are books and books on child development, children do not read those books. They all develop in their own way and at different rates, which doesn't always follow the patterns that the "What To Expect"... Continue reading
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If you are running short on space in your home but you don’t want to move into a bigger place, you might decide to build an extension. This is a great option because it gives you the extra space you need and adds value to your home at the same time, but is there another option? Extensions can be very... Continue reading
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Are you thinking about making some changes to your home? If so, then you should consider putting home security as a top consideration. There are numerous steps that you can take to boost levels of home security. Here are the suggestions that we recommend you do explore. The Garage First, you should consider your garage. It’s possible that your garage... Continue reading
Picture Credit: CC0 License No one likes to think about their child being less than 100% healthy. This is a reality that keeps many of us awake all night, and it’s the reason that our hearts are often in our mouths for even routine checkups. Hearing tests, especially, can be nerve-wracking considering that hearing loss is evident in as many... Continue reading
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In a home with children, older people, or someone who has to frequently monitor their health, you must have specific home medical tools. Rather than using your hands or face to feel for temperature, a thermometer has programming to quickly get body temperature measurements. Home medical gadgets are easy to come about. Some tools, like extra pairs of hearing aids,... Continue reading
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Achieving financial freedom is a goal for a lot of people. It generally means that you have enough savings put to one side, and enough cash-in-hand to afford the lifestyle you want. It will also give you the chance to retire, or even pursue the career you want even if you need to take a pay cut. The problem is... Continue reading
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When it comes to creating the perfect home, you will probably want to create the perfect garden to go alongside it. But what if you do not know anything about gardening? Not to worry, these three simple tips will help you on your way and help you create the ideal garden for you. Plan Your Garden Before you begin working... Continue reading
Pexels (CC0 License) Eating healthy isn't something that should be up for debate. Too many of us seem to see it as a choice - a thing we choose to either do or not do. Realistically, it should be one of the main essential rules in life! Eating healthy foods leads to a longer and healthier life. As a parent,... Continue reading
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Your mental health has got to be a priority in your life. It’s not going to do you any good to push all those negative thoughts to the back of your brain and pretend they don’t exist. In fact, this could hinder you more than it could ever help you, which is why you need to make sure you are... Continue reading
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As one of the most important, versatile, and useful rooms in the home, it’s no surprise that we can get frustrated if we have an old kitchen in dire need of an update. It’s also one of the most important rooms to upgrade if you’re looking to increase the value of the home. But a lot of people are held... Continue reading
Pexels - CC0 License It’s rare for people to like conflict, unless it comes in the form of an important defensive effort, or in a low-stakes environment, such as arguing politics with people online. You don’t have to have a worrisome disposition to avoid conflict either. Most of us know that the risk to reward ratio of getting involved in... Continue reading