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Losing My Father and Sister Far Too Soon Changed the Way I Both Live and Work

After about two hours of crying, praying, and searching our own souls for answers, my family and I had finally gotten news on Daddy’s condition. He had sustained two gunshot wounds to the back of his head and two to his upper back. His medical team said it was too much for him to survive, and the … Continue reading Source link

Mommy Son Halloween

Trying to get B to keep a straight or scary face was pretty comical – I kept saying B do a scary face and he kept cracking up every time it was so cute! This was his “scary face” which is a sad face, but his little pout kills me. Skeleton kisses! Ambience is everything. How eerie are these buildings?? DETAILS: GREY HOODIE | BLACK …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: My Brother Was Killed by a Hit-and-Run Driver, And I Didn't Want to Go On Living

My heart beat hot in my ears. That was the only thing I could feel as my life, my perfect little illusion of a life, collapsed in on itself. I knew I should be crying or screaming, but I wasn’t. Instead, words that didn’t make sense left my mouth on repeat: “Stop joking.” Over and over again, … Continue reading Source link

Easy Shopping With Kids

The kids’ favorite part of the boxes were these jackets! They give you a sheet of patches and pins and they got to design their own jacket. Mara and Wes are super artsy and their favorite thing to do is craft so they were so excited to make them! Beckam on the other hand kept trying to stick them to his leg lol. How cute are …

Amazon launches “Family Vault,” a way for families to share Prime Photos’ free storage

One of the perks of Amazon Prime membership is free, unlimited photo storage via Prime Photos. Today, Amazon is extending that benefit to the family members of the main account holder, with the launch of a new Prime Photos feature called “Family Vault.” With Family Vault, an Amazon Prime member can invite up to five family members or friends to join their online account, in order …

PBS debuts its own tablet for kids, the Playtime Pad

The public broadcaster PBS today unveiled a new plan to bring its children’s television programming to its young audience, who spend more time behind tablets rather than sitting in front of TV sets. It’s debuting its own branded tablet, called the Playtime Pad. The tablet, which is produced by Ematic will come preloaded with PBS Kids’ entertainment, including games, video clips, music videos, and more, as well …

Halloween Twinning

DETAILS: PUMPKIN TEE  (UNDER $50-WEARING SIZE SMALL) | BLACK DENIM (TRUE TO SIZE WEARING SIZE 25) | BLACK SUEDE BOOTIES (OLD – SIMILAR HERE) | BEIGE WATCH (UNDER $50) | AVIATORS I don’t know where he learned it, but Beckam loves to lick you or stick his tongue out and make a funny face. He thinks it’s the funniest thing! DETAILS: PUMPKIN TEE (UNDER $50 – WEARING SIZE SMALL) | …

The Truth About Being a Stay-at-Home Working Mom

Obsessed with this lace up top (UNDER $100) DETAILS: OFF THE SHOULDER LACE-UP SWEATSHIRT (UNDER $100 – WEARING SIZE SMALL) | CAMO JOGGERS (UNDER $100 -WEARING SIZE SMALL) | SUNGLASSES | WHITE SNEAKERS | BEIGE LEATHER WATCH PRODUCTS: NEXXUS EMERGENCEE SHAMPOO AND CONDITIONER | NEXXUS DRY SHAMPOO | NEXXUS NOURISHING HAIR OIL If there’s anything I’ve learned while being a stay-at-home, working mom, it’s the perspective that nobody can do …

'Voyage of Time,' Terrence Malick IMAX film with Brad Pitt narration, is an awesome cosmic meditation

You know what America needs right now? A little perspective. For that, I recommend you head to your local IMAX theater and see Terrence Malick’s “Voyage of Time: The Imax Experience.” It’s a psychedelic meditation on the history of the cosmos that’s very kid-friendly, and a wonderful reminder of the big, big picture. Image from ‘Voyage of Time,’ courtesy IMAX/Broad Green …

Father builds DIY 'American Ninja Warrior' course for daughter in back yard

Lylah, who is five, can now begin training for “American Ninja Warrior” in earnest, thanks to the DIY ingenuity of her most excellent dad. Father Gavin MacCall built a back yard course for his daughter Lylah at their home in Denver, Colorado. Dad’s Facebook video shows stuffed animals in the crowd, cheering her on. From USA Today: “The day she turned …