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Life is Better When You're Laughing

Moms, think back to life BC--Before Children. What could you do then that you can't do now?  You could take a quick trip to the store without packing an entire room of your house. You could walk through your living room without looking down, even in the dark. You could sleep in on the weekend. You could laugh without worry.  Yes, I'm talking about Light Bladder Leakage (LBL) . It happens to a lot of moms, and it doesn't just affect moms. Women haven't given birth can also be affected by LBL. Luckily, there's a solution. Poise makes products just for LBL. A lot of women use a period pad, and these are great for your period. Not so great for LBL. Poise pads are made just for LBL, so they absorb better. Poise panty liners absorb 3 times better than period pads!  The liners are thin, so they are better for those days that you need light coverage. Sam's Club has a great deal on Poise liners right now. You can get 132 Very Light Absorbency Liners for $11.68,

Fall Favorites From Everything Pretty

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Burt’s Bees at Target . All opinions are 100% mine. Fall is my favorite season, and I do believe that this fall has been my favorite fall so far!  The weather here in Ohio this year is just gorgeous.  I’ve been able to sit on my patio and sip my coffee every morning unless it’s raining, and that’s unheard of for November in Ohio.  Along with the beautiful weather, I love the rich, earth toned colors, the crisp air, and the falling leaves.  But my favorite thing about fall is pumpkin spice.  I want pumpkin spice coffee, pumpkin spice beauty products, and pumpkin spice everything! Keep reading for my fall favorites, and a new product that is quickly becoming my new favorites.

Teaching Emotions to Children With Autism With Inside Out Charades

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #InsideOutEmotions #CollectiveBias I'm an autism mom.  Times two.  Both of my boys have high functioning autism, and I also have a neurotypical daughter.  I believe that autism is a superpower, but that doesn't mean that my boys don't have challenges.  Since they are both high functioning, sometimes people don't think they do have autism.  Although they are both verbal and appear to be typical at first glance, they do have challenges that affect them in their daily lives.  One trait of autism that they both have is having difficulty reading other people's emotions and expressing their own emotions.  That's why we love the movie Inside Out so much.  When the movie came out on DVD on November 3, I went to Walmart to buy it for my kids, and you should too!  Keep reading to see how I'm using the movie to teach my kids how to read and express their emot

10 Fashionable Fall Scarves

I love to accessorize my outfits with something that makes a statement while still being classy and elegant. My all time favorite accessory for the Fall is a scarf. Scarves are so easy to wear and they can really pull your outfit together. They are also warm and cozy as the weather starts to get cooler. They make me feel so comfy and they are also a great gift idea. If you like Fall scarves the way I do, check out my Top 10 Fall Scarves and get ready to fall in love!

Different Types of Hair Rollers And How to Use Them

If hair rollers conjure an image of an old lady in a bathrobe surrounded by cats, you may be surprised at what all you can do with hair rollers.  They can transform your hair from straight to wavy, curly, and even trendy beach waves.  You can even use them to add some body to your existing style without using heat appliances, which can damage your hair. If you've tried shopping for hair rollers, you no doubt saw that there are many different types of hair rollers available.  The best one for you depends on the texture of your hair and your hair length.  Keep reading to learn about the different types of hair rollers and how to use them.  You may need to buy a set with different sizes or two or more sets depending on what type of curls you want.