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My New Year’s Resolution? Talk on the phone

Years ago, if I misbehaved, missed a curfew, or brought home a less than ideal report card, privileges would be taken away. If I was really naughty (so hard to imagine!) I would be grounded. No TV, no friends on the weekend, nothing. Nada. However, the worst punishment by far was when my phone privileges […]

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Books I Read Over The Holidays

I spent the holidays swimming and soaking up the sun (with sunscreen of course!) and filling mind and soul with stories that tickle the funny bone and touch the heart, help us seek balance, become more green, and, finally, get our groove back. My chaise lounge became my home away from home, my happiest of […]

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2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Hostess Gifts & Stocking Stuffers

Tis the season to go shopping, falalalalalalalala! Whether you’re braving the malls or just shopping in the cozy confines of your home, or office (don’t worry, I won’t tell!), you might be lacking for inspiration. Look no further… Here’s the Carpool Goddess 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Hostess Gifts & Stocking Stuffers for all the people […]

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Having “The Talk” Before Your Child Leaves For College

Lots to talk about before Mini-Me leaves for college. Even though she’s heard the speech, I wouldn’t be able to sleep at night if I didn’t say it, yet again. I cringe as the words come out of my mouth, knowing what’s coming, “Mom, you don’t have to tell me this. I’m not stupid.” But, […]

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10 Songs To Relax And Romance Your Socks Off

Looking for some slow sexy tunes to put you in a romantic mood? Or just need to hear some soft smooth sounds to gently de-stress your tired, frazzled mom brain? Look no further. Here’s my list of music that soothes my soul. Any one of these songs instantly puts me in vacation mode and melts […]

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12 Songs to Help Get You Bathing Suit Ready (Or Close Enough)

Summer will be here before you know it and you know what that means: skimpy frocks and – dare I say it?! – bathing suits. For some of us who have been hitting the Girl Scout Cookies pretty hard, it’s time to start thinking about getting our booty (and everywhere else) lifted and looking good. […]

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10 little things I love about being a mom

Parenting is tough stuff. There are sleepless nights in the beginning, with a brief period of rest during prepubescence, and then sleepless nights again when they’re teenagers. The young kids think you’re a superhero, and the older kids think you’re only there to ruin their lives. Aside from that, becoming a mom was the best […]

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