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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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It is so important that kids develop a love of reading. It needs to be magical to them, they need to want to listen to stories and read books, to be transported to far away lands and adventures. Reading contributes a lot more to your child’s learning than the skill itself. Amongst other things, it improves their concentration and memory,... Continue reading
If you’ve never had to sell your home, then you’re one of the luckiest people around. Some of us need to sell for negative reasons, but others want to sell for positive ones. Either way, even if you’re moving into a lovely new house, there’s so much stress involved in selling. You’d think it would be easy, but it’s far... Continue reading
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Sometimes we want to be alone; at others, we want to be with others. The problem with this issue is that it’s easy to be by yourself, much more difficult to live a social life. For that, you need to have people in your life, and that’s not always the easiest thing in the world, especially once we’re in our... Continue reading
Have you been injured as a consequence of a damaged or faulty product? Every item that is released onto the marketplace, whether it be beauty creams or furniture, has to go through rigorous testing to make sure it is safe for public use. However, there are incidents when one or two products fall through the wire. If you have experienced... Continue reading
You know a film is good when you can’t get it out of your mind – you feel a connection with the actors, you want to watch it again and again, and you want to talk about it with anyone and anybody that will listen. Everyone has their own opinions regarding the best film of all time, and below we’ve... Continue reading
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For many parents having a job is like a lifeline. It's a way for you to earn a little bit of extra money if you are looking after your children full-time. But these days it's becoming more widespread, that people are dissatisfied with their jobs. And if you've been working somewhere for a while but there have been significant changes... Continue reading
Image Buying a new home is always an exciting prospect. When it comes to buying a new house it is important to take your time for research, check house prices and affordability, and to go and view the houses in person. Viewings are perhaps one of the most fun aspects of looking for a house. When you have chosen a... Continue reading
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It’s a tricky business going through the sales process and moving house can be one of the most stressful events in a person’s life. Thankfully there are ways to make this easier and you can rely on expert advice to get you through it. You have different options on how involved you want to be with the sale and how... Continue reading
Is your loved one going through a stressful and emotional time due to their hearing loss? Maybe you are looking for ways to understand them and help them deal with their challenges. But what do you do if they always get annoyed at you for yelling at them when you are having a conversation? When someone loses their hearing, they... Continue reading
As a mom you barely have time to brush your hair or look in a mirror once a day, let alone practice any form of self care. Believe it or not, a few moments a day can work wonders for your mental health and it can supercharge your powers as a mom too. Whether you’re finding your purpose again or... Continue reading
This post isn't about to tell you how to do your makeup - there are a ton of Youtube videos out there that can help you to create an abundance of looks. However, there are a few dos and don'ts you should really be aware of if you want your face beat to look great no matter what and keep... Continue reading
The family is the most important thing in the world. No one else matches the importance of your family, and that is a good thing! However, it is always important to know the law when it comes to the relationships, misdemeanours, wills and more when dealing with family matters. Death, divorce, and more could break a family into many pieces,... Continue reading
Image via pixabay (CC0 License) Whatever the reason, you’re thinking about selling your family home. It’s time for a fresh start, and now you get to deal with the joys of selling a property. Needless to say, there will be loads of different tasks and responsibilities sitting on your shoulders! Your primary concern is ensuring you get as much money... Continue reading
Pexels - CC0 License As a business leader, planning is likely something you’re familiar with, perhaps to a fault. We must continually arrange contingency plan after contingency plan able to withstand some of the unpredictable elements of our industry. For instance, what happens if a staff member we employ deems it necessary to begin a 40-post social media rant about... Continue reading
The curb appeal of your home is so important. Not only is it important for the way that you feel about your home, it's a way of improving the first opinion that people have when arriving at your home. There are so many ways that you could tackle it. It doesn't matter whether you're thinking of selling your home soon... Continue reading
(Photo by Igor Starkov on Unsplash) Being a kid is tough enough, but it’s even tougher if they’re living in a positively standard room. A kid’s room can serve as the cradle of their imagination, so it’s essential to do as much as you can to get those creative juices flowing. After all, what would you like to come home... Continue reading
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It’s surprisingly difficult for your children to get a good night’s sleep. There are lots of different things that could affect their bedtime. Whether it’s a fear of the dark or too much energy in their system keeping them awake, there are a couple of things that you can try to alleviate their sleep troubles. Talk to your child about... Continue reading
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Being a kid is tough enough, but it’s even tougher if they’re living in a positively standard room. A kid’s room can serve as the cradle of their imagination, so it’s essential to do as much as you can to get those creative juices flowing. After all, what would you like to come home to? An old wooden bed frame... Continue reading
Pixabay CC0 License From time to time, it’s natural to want to make a change in your life, to draw a line under whatever situation you might have been operating under before, and to get a “fresh start.” New Year’s resolutions, for example, are largely so powerful because they give us an opportunity to take steps to make serious changes... Continue reading
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It will come as no surprise to you that no matter where you look nowadays, there is somebody promoting the importance of saving the planet. While some people write this off as fear-mongering, the truth is that we have now reached a crucial stage where we need to take action and make some changes that can really help us save... Continue reading
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It can be tough to support a friend going through a crisis if you have never been through that particular crisis before, but that doesn't stop you from being a good friend. A listening ear is one thing, but you need to recognize when a friend of yours is struggling. Ideally, you’ll notice their behavior changing. You’ll feel suspicious when... Continue reading
Every child with their own demands and their own challenges. Children with autism are no different in that respect. However, their challenges tend to require a little more attention. There is a wide spectrum of autism, so each child will require their own approach, but if you want to help your autistic child thrive in school, in society, and in... Continue reading
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Whether you’re terrified about it, excited about it, or a mixture of both, it’s inevitable in every parent’s life - eventually, your teenager will be ready to start driving. About 6.4% of all drivers on the road are between the ages of 15-20, so it’s important that your teen stays safe and is fully prepared before they get behind the... Continue reading
Looks aren’t everything, that’s for sure, but it’s also not as if they’re not important whatsoever: they patently are. It’s not about other people; it’s about how we see ourselves. There’s a big difference between stepping out into the world knowing that we look our best, and stepping out hoping that we don’t run into anyone we know. While there... Continue reading
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When love is in the air and you want to show your significant other how deep your feelings are it’s time to plan a romantic gesture that leaves them in doubt about exactly what your feelings are towards them. Your search for the perfect trip could start with a look at Holidayme packages from Dubai so that you can carefully... Continue reading