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Category: Real Moms

The Magic of Orlando

Photo Credit: disneyworld.disney.go.com When someone says “dream vacation”, it’s hard not to picture Disney World or Universal Studios. Considered two of the most popular destinations in the U.S., they are a must-visit for families. One of our Family Travel producers recently had the pleasure of visiting Orlando, Florida, with her family, and is ready to
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7 Rules When Road-Tripping with a Baby

Does traveling with a baby seem too tough for you to handle? Check out our seven rules to make road-tripping with babies a success!
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9 Vacation Activities Your Teens Will Love

Planning a family trip can be difficult, especially when considering activities for your teenagers. Teens are often caught in the middle while on vacation. They feel too old to play with the younger kids, but too young to do the more adult activities. If you’re ever short on ideas on how to make your vacation
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Talking to Children About Being Judgmental: Judgmental Flower

As I travel throughout the U.S. and abroad almost weekly, I have the opportunity to do a lot of people watching. I am proud to say that the majority of the people that I have encountered and observed appear to be good, respectful, kind people. I am very concerned however that in the future that
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12 Reasons You’ll Have the Perfect Day in CocoCay

Perfect Day at CocoCay recently launched as an epic beach day experience totally worthy of putting on your must-do family vacation list. CocoCay, a private island in the Bahamas that you can only visit via Royal Caribbean cruise ship, underwent a $250 million dollar transformation that includes endless ways for your family to bag thrills
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Baby Myths: Separating Fake News from Fact in Newborn Care

Newborn care advice evolves over the years, and while there’s no shortage of baby books and websites, there are still myths and misinformation out there about caring for little ones. Here are our Top 5 baby care myths and their corresponding facts to help new parents:   MYTH: Putting rice cereal in baby’s bottle helps
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Travel Chat: Author Liliane Opsomer

In Celebrity Travel Chat with Colleen Kelly, Colleen interviews fellow travel experts and celebrities about their areas of expertise and their own personal passion for exploring the world. Name: Liliane Opsomer, author of “The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids 2018” Occupation: Guidebook writer and blogger Passion: I am passionate about travel, fairies,
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Real Moms of San Antonio: Meet Denise Richter!

Denise Barkis Richter is a tenured professor of Journalism/Mass Communication at Palo Alto College in San Antonio, Texas. She received her Ph.D. in Journalism from The University of Texas at Austin in 1998, her M.A. in Communication Arts from The University of the Incarnate Word in 1990, and her B.A. in Journalism, Radio and Television
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Real Moms of San Antonio: Meet Colleen Pence!

Colleen Pence is a mama to two; a social media and marketing consultant; a blogger; a foodie who doesn’t like to cook; a supporter of non-profits; and a Parrothead. Colleen’s blog, San Antonio Mom Blogs, combines her passion for parenting and lifestyle blogging with her desire to promote and connect other mom bloggers in San
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Real Moms of San Antonio: Michelle Hernandez

Michelle Hernandez is a San Antonio native, wife and mother of boy/girl twins. She created the blog, Family Love In My City, where she shares her family’s adventures of fun and culture in San Antonio, in hopes to inspire other families to engage and explore their city. Whether is its a day of learning and
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Real Moms of San Antonio: Meet Debi!

Debi is the founder and editor of SABusyKids.com. A native Texan, she holds a degree in psychology, which is completely useless in her career, but somewhat helpful in navigating the insanity of raising two headstrong, but awesome, teenagers. She loves Mexican food, get-outside weather, origami and the occasional glass of champagne. Klout seems to think
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Real Chicago Moms: Meet Dwana De La Cerna!

Chicago is a city full of never-ending wonder. From the deepest part of the South Side to the border of Evanston, Chicago is beautiful. Surrounded by lakes and rivers, CHICAGO is a novice photographer’s dream and the neophyte’s greatest experiment. I am Dwana De La Cerna and I was born and raised on the city’s South Side.
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