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Your fake pregnancy doesn’t create breast cancer awareness.

Over the past week or so, I've seen Facebook statuses pop up on my news feed. I'm sure you've seen them too. They look like this: Now, obviously, this person's friends and family think she's pregnant. She's not. Apparently some people got together and thought that posting cutesy messages on Facebook about being pregnant would help raise awareness for breast cancer. I'm still … [Read More...]

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LeapTV Pre-Sale Period almost here! #LeapTV #ad

This is a sponsored post. The pre-sale for LeapTV gaming console is less than a week away! So excited to check out and see my kids LEAP for LeapFrog and LeapTV. If the Tag Readers, Read to Me Scout and LeapPads weren't cool enough, right? LeapTV will be available for pre-sale on September 2. LeapFrog games draw from 2,600 skills across core subjects like reading, math, science and … [Read More...]

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5 College Essentials and Walmart Best Plans

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Phones4School #CollectiveBias You might have a teenager heading off to college (if they aren't already there) and you're probably scurrying around trying to make sure you've gathered the college essentials they need. You might also be thinking about how much money they are going to cost … [Read More...]

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The Issue Crushing Female Confidence

This is a sponsored post by Theradome.com. The views expressed here may not reflect those at Iamthemaven.com. Society’s standards of beauty are often vapid and forever evolving, but one thing remains fairly standard: a woman’s affinity for her hair. One New York City woman, Sabra Hardy, shares her difficult journey of balding, delves into the realities of her depleted self-confidence, and … [Read More...]

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Who knew Chicken and Dumplings would earn your school labels for education? #Cbias #Labels4Edu

This chicken and dumplings shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Labels4Edu #CollectiveBias Ah back to school, it's just a week away. Thank goodness. We're already gathering up our school supplies, making our lists, planning easy dinners and we've even started collecting our Labels for Education. With both Sebby and Quincy in … [Read More...]

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My Breastfeeding Journey

August is National Breastfeeding Month. That doesn't mean though, that in 5 days we need to stop thinking about breastfeeding. The way I see it, we need to be supportive of breastfeeding moms 12 months out of the year. Don't get me wrong, I think its pretty awesome that so many things are done to create awareness in August, but let's continue the momentum. I've been very fortunate when it comes … [Read More...]

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Toy Story of Terror GIVEAWAY!!

Huge thanks to our sponsor for providing the prize pack for this giveaway! This post contains affiliate links. Last week everyone's favorite Toys reunited for the frightfully fun adventure “Toy Story OF TERROR!” available for the first time ever on Blu-ray + Digital Copy, DVD, Digital HD, and Disney Movies Anywhere August 19th. Buzz, Woody and the gang join new friend Combat Carl for a … [Read More...]