6 Reasons for a Family Visit to Gaylord National this Summer #sp

Disclosure: My family and I were treated to a media night at the Gaylord National. All opinions are real. The Gaylord National is one of the finest conference centers you can find, but it’s not all about business. The resort is set up for family stays—and that includes all family. From the wheelchair accessible paths outside to the lift to get into the pool, the resort caters to families with special needs and will take the pressure off, making your stay as “normal” as living in their own home. You…

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7 Reasons HersheyPark isn’t Just for Kids #sp

Amusement parks today cater to many differing tastes and experiences, but for the most part, commercials seem to be aimed at getting your kids to whine at you until you bring them to the park. But HersheyPark in Hershey, Pennsylvania, is very different – while there are a number of kid-friendly attractions, Hershey is aimed at making sure that adults have a great time! Rides The latest Hershey attraction is the Triple Tower, the first ride in North America that lets you choose your thrill! The Kisses tower only stands 80…

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It’s Our Anniversary! And We Want to Share Our Favorites!

On June 10, 2016, #RealityMoms launched with an amazing cadre of writers and syndicators supporting us. I said in my holiday post and it bears repeating, #RealityMoms are not breast or bottle, cloth or disposable, helicopter or free-range, PTA mom or hot mess mom—we’re all of that and everything in between. We’re Spanx and makeup just as much as we’re yoga pants with Cheetos in our hair. We’re about kids, toys, relationships, travel, making ends meet, and most of all, we’re about taking care of mom. Because we know that…

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Before We Were #RealityMoms: Our Weddings

I loved my wedding. My husband and I had so much fun planning it and it was a great day. My favorite memory is that we got married by a duck pond, so of course, we had pictures taken by the pond. But where there are ducks there is, well you know, duck dirt. As we were walking back to the reception he stopped and got on his knees to clean off my shoes. All of sudden we both had a strange feeling and looked up and we saw all…

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A Letter to My Children: Six Things To Look For in a Life Partner

A letter to my children about love: I want all three of you to know what love is.  I hope that you never have the opportunity to learn from experience what it isn’t.  My wish for you is that you find a life partner who understands you right through to your soul.  Below is a list of things you should look for in a life mate. Understanding.  Sometimes even without speaking.  Do not marry anyone until you have experienced this feeling with them. Support.  This does not mean that your…

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