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Traveling during the holidays? 10 tips for making it easier with kids

The following is a guest article from Debbie Dubrow of Delicious Baby. With Thanksgiving and the winter holidays just around the corner, it seems like everyone I know is heading out of town. When I talk to parents, the thing that causes the most stress isn’t holiday gifts or basting the turkey, it’s the prospect (read more…)

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Reusable bags: an easy, colorful (and free?) way to go green

This giveaway is now closed. Photo from Flip & Tumble One of the fun perks to the eco-savvy trend is all the great products out there now. And many times, their initial cost is worth the money-saving benefit they provide in the long run. Today, several of you will have a chance to win some! (read more…)

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Inkubook winners!

The five Simple Mom readers who’ve won an Inkubook photo book of any style and size are: Kim, who’s reading The Creative Family by Amanda Soule DeeAnna, who’s reading Bend in the Road by Nicholas Sparks Julie Weaver, who’s reading Harry Potter in French (impressive!) Kealoha Kagawa, who’s reading Louder Than Words by Jenny McCarthy, (read more…)

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Introducing twaddle-free books… for moms!

I love to read. My childhood memories are defined by well-loved books, its pages worn from devouring eyes. I still love reading – but I rarely make the time for it I want. I also love running my home. I love every part of it – the organizing, the money management, the cleaning (well… okay, (read more…)

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Link love :: the It’s-late-and-I’m-tired-not-to-mention-out-of-town edition

Photo by Hey Man Are You There? Per Saturday’s norm here at Simple Mom, I’ve got some great links to share.  But because I’m out of town, and quite frankly, I’ve got to go to bed, I’m just going to link to my Tumblr to show you the reads I’m recommending for your weekend reading.  (read more…)

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