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AT&T helping parents with their mobile safety concerns

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 31, 2012 | Categories: Children, iPhone, Parenting

Earlier this month I wrote a post about a virtual AT&T Mobile Safety School I was going to attend. I am so glad I was afforded this opportunity. It was a huge help. I feel more prepared now for when my son is ready for a cell phone. I learned some things I hadn’t thought […]

Sparkle Bright Jewelry Cleaner Review & Giveaway

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 30, 2012 | Categories: Giveaways, Reviews

I love jewelry. And I usually where cheap jewelry on a daily basis. I have a few special pieces that I mostly wear on special occasions. The only exceptions are my engagement ring and a three-diamond band that I wear in place of my wedding band (our dog ate my wedding band, but I didn’t […]

Can You Tell the True Weird Insurance Claims from the False?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Fun, Guest Posts, Offbeat

Guest Post Image by Dennis Jarvis. Hey – for this blog post, let’s play a game. The world is so strange sometimes that it can be hard to tell what’s the truth and what’s been made up. Find out how you would do if you were asked to judge some of the weirdest car insurance […]

Other Infamous Cases of Defaced Artworks

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 29, 2012 | Categories: Guest Posts

Guest Post The art community has been in a state of shock of late, thanks to a man by the name of Vladimir Umanets who walked straight up to a Mark Rothko painting at the Tate Modern in London, and vandalized it with a marker pen. The vandalism reads ‘A potential piece of yellowism’ besides […]

Easy Way to Enter Sweepstakes with @ShopYourWay #WinYourWay

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Shopping, Web Sites

I have a confession, I like to enter sweepstakes. I love winning things… especially when it’s a fun and easy sweepstakes with great odds! It is a fun way to spend a little time every day, and it really isn’t a waste of my time, because I can win things. Things I need and want. […]

What Happens to Your Small Kids if You Don’t Have a Will?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 27, 2012 | Categories: Children, Guest Posts, Parenting

Guest Post For most parents, the urgency of writing a will is not only to ensure that material possessions are distributed according to their wishes. Obviously, we want our children and loved ones to receive our assets. However, most parents are compelled to write a will to guarantee their children are cared for by someone […]

A great Halloween movie

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 26, 2012 | Categories: Movies, Random Thoughts and Conversations

Image Source One of my favorite things about October, besides the weather and the fall colors, is the Halloween movies. I love horror and thriller movies. Love ’em! Everyone that knows me, knows this. I’ve been drawn to that genre of movie (and books) since I was probably eleven or twelve. Really. My son seems […]

If Your Child Has Hearing Problems, Then Read On

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 24, 2012 | Categories: Children, Guest Posts, Health and Fitness

Guest Post Image Source Every new parent hopes and prays its infant is healthy. But while some aspects of their health can be measured and assessed, other physical elements are not so easy, such as the child’s hearing. Signs that a hearing problem may exist in your infant may not be so easy to gauge […]

Key Reasons To Make Time For Family Dinner

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 23, 2012 | Categories: Family and Health, Guest Posts, Parenting

Guest Post Image Source You get to a point in life where everyone’s schedules are so busy there’s hardly any time for the family to sit down as a whole for dinner. Between soccer practice, dance class, work and going to the gym, it’s difficult to plan a time that everyone is available for. Because […]

Career Options for Stay at Home Moms

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 22, 2012 | Categories: Guest Posts, Stay at Home Mom, Women, Working at Home

Guest Post Image Source Women have more options than ever available to them. Many will choose to fulfill the traditional motherhood role, and others will choose to pursue a career. Some women try and manage both. The recent boom in Internet technology has made different types of freelancing careers more viable. This has afforded unique […]