The Aftermath of Preeclampsia: You are not alone

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Since I have put my postpartum preeclampsia story “out there” as a way to drive awareness of the condition I feel I have also become a person that many women reach out to for hope and help.  There are many days I will get an email from a woman filled with so much raw emotion […]

May 2015 Preeclampsia Awareness Month #PreAM15 Twitter Party

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May 2015 is Preeclampsia Awareness Month Theme Take the Preeclampsia Pledge – Know the Symptoms. Spread the Word.  Know the Symptoms If you experience any of the following symptoms during your pregnancy or after delivery, call your doctor or midwife right away. Having symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean you have preeclampsia, but they are cause for […]

Syncing Your Fitbit with Your Weight Watchers App

Syncing Your Fitbit with Your Weight Watchers App

Yesterday I finally set up my FitBit!! I got it months and months ago and never set it up.  Every morning I would get dressed for work and see it there in the box on my dresser taunting me.  It sat on the dresser next to the exercise machine that held up my bathrobe.  Both […]

Baby’s First Moments and So Much More

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Disclosure: Travel for this post was paid for by Johnson and Johnson When I was beginning my role as a mother every moment seemed to be both scary and special at the same time. Life felt so surreal and that this baby was mine to keep blew me away constantly.  A world where I felt secure and […]

Fresh Picks: 3 Winter Essentials for Your Home {Giveaway}

3 Winter Essentials for Your Home {Giveaway}

Disclosure: I was provided with product to facilitate this post but all opinions are my own. Oh Winter, I am so over you!  Over the last two months we have have had stomach bugs, coughs, colds, fevers, our heat went out on the coldest day of the year and then the next weekend we had […]

24 Netflix Shows Everyone is Binge Watching

NETFLIX SHOWS EVERYONE IS BINGE WATCHING

Disclosure: I am a Netflix Stream Team Member.  All opinions are my own With the winter still beating down on us here in New Jersey we have been “trapped” indoors and thankfully Netflix has helped us with many long weekends indoors.  Last night all 4 of us binge watched Netflix, each of us on our […]

Harlem Globetrotters Ticket Giveaway

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It’s been so cold out and impossible to play outside with the kids.  If you’re like me you have been looking for fun and indoor events to entertain your kids.  Well, look not further because the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring some of the greatest athletes on the planet to display their innovative ball handling wizardry, amazing […]

Friday’s Fresh Picks: Favorites of the Week

Friday's Fresh Picks Favorites of the Week

It’s Friday, again, this week was a very long short week.  Let me start by telling you that last weeks FFP’s Must Haves to Stay Warm totally jinxed me!!  Sure enough by Saturday evening, our heat went out and by Sunday morning it was 40 degrees INSIDE my house!! Luckily for us we have a […]

Friday’s Fresh Picks: Must Haves to Stay Warm

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I know I will complain when I am sweating in 100 degrees but at least then the kids can swim and we can enjoy the sunshine.  Today, in the middle of February I am frozen.  My toes are so cold that the only way to warm myself up lately is to take a hot shower […]

Friday’s Fresh Picks: Silly Knock Knock Jokes for Kids

Silly Knock Knock Jokes For Kids

We are in the midst of the winter and it’s been COLD.  Everyone is trapped inside and it’s getting a bit much some days.  I am trying to find way to make staying home more adventurous and fun while we are counting down the days till we can swim, ride bikes and just sit outside!! […]

Frozen Fever Featurette

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How exciting a first look at Frozen Fever a new short by Disney that will premiere on March 13, 2015 in front of Cinderella! In “Frozen Fever,” it’s Anna’s birthday and Elsa and Kristoff are determined to give her the best celebration ever, but when Elsa catches a cold, her powers may put more than […]

Top Picks for Kids That Love Dogs

Top Picks for Kids That Love Dogs

In our family Finnegan, our 7 year old Australian Shepherd, is considered another child.  Both Hayley and Derek refer to Finnegan as their brother. He is such an important part of our family. Growing up I never had a dog, I had a cat Oreo (guess what colors she was?) and Oreo basically hid in the […]