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Great Ways to April Fool Your Kids

I would be telling a lie if I told you I did not enjoy every single second of this segment I did on Fox 29 in Philly. You see, my job is super fun. I love playing with products, sharing great stories on here and even getting opportunities to bring to you so great ideas to bring joy to your everyday life. And lucky me—I get to join Jennaphr Frederick to talk about them! April Fools’ Day has always been one of (if not my utmost) favorite day of the…

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Reconciling My Post-Baby Identity

In the prime of my selfish “pre-baby” days I got married. I moved across the country from Chicago to Philly…leaving behind the super success as a radio personality I worked so hard to achieve. And I had just turned thirty. I spent the summer without a job, but then got a great on-air position with a top-ranked radio station in Philly. Within the first week of my new job, I found out I was pregnant. I gained fifty pounds and forty-one weeks later popped out a bouncing baby boy, no…

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Tech Talk iRig Recorder 3 #Ad

This post contains affiliate links. One of the great things about what I do for a living is that I get the opportunity to test out the latest & greatest in the travel/tech & toy worlds.  Sometimes I come across a product that really hits on ALL of those things and I get giddy!  How many times do you wish you had a video camera but end up using your iPhone to do the job?  For me…ALL the time.  Fortunately, I got the opportunity to work with the folks at…

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How Not to Talk to Your Kid About Money #Ad

I know that title is a bit deceiving, but after reading Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not) by Beth Kobliner I learned more about the things I was saying wrong than right! I don’t want you to focus on what you’re saying and doing wrong but more about ways to learn how to do it right. Beth Kobliner gives very insightful “teachable moments” for parents on how to really give your kids the knowledge they will need going into their little lives starting at three years…

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7 Ways to Make Your Kid a Money Genius #Ad

The thought of making my kids money genius is so foreign to me.  I mean, ask my husband if you want to know the truth. Growing up my mother showed me how to balance a checkbook but outside of that? I was on my own. And if I want to put it all out there to prove that my money thinking didn’t come out genius as a kid? I racked up crazy credit card debt in college. We’re talking thousands in credit card debt. Now, as a mother, my fear…

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