43 U.S. Children Died in Hot Cars Last Year – Please Read and Share these 7 Safety Tips

As much as you and I want to respond, “That could never happen to me!” The frightening reality is it could. In most cases it happens when a parent is sleep deprived (do you know many parents who aren’t) or under stress or have had a change in routine. And they simply, horribly, tragically forget. Data shows these incidents can even occur on days with mild e.g. 70°F temperatures, with vehicles reaching life-threatening temperatures very rapidly. Here are 7 tips that may save the life of your child or a friend’s. Please share!

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An App that makes Summer… a little bit Yummier!

RaceTrac App

Every summer I make a pledge to myself to take time to relax with the family, focus fully on them, and to really enjoy myself. Our family loves going to the pool to have fun, and have a bite to eat as a family during the summer months. And I’ve recently found a way to make our pool trips even better. On the way to the neighborhood pool, I make a quick stop at a RaceTrac location. #sponsored

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How I’ve been finding a way to get EXTRA time in the morning…

Adulting. It can be exhausting. Extra responsibilities and extra deadlines can be the norm. But I’ve recently found something that gives me extra of something I like. Extra time. I used to rush to work and quickly stop and grab coffee. But I’ve changed that lately, and instead I’ve been making my coffee at home …

Adulting. It can be exhausting. Extra responsibilities and extra deadlines can be the norm. But I’ve recently found something that gives me extra of something I like. Extra time. #sponsored

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Geppetto’s Marionette Theater

Snow White at Geppettos Marionette Theater in the Hilton Anatole Hotel Dallas

Never has the expression “hidden gem” been more appropriate than when describing Geppetto’s Marionette Theater at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas. This amazing art form opens the magical world of live theater in an incredibly fun, accessible way to the youngest among us… and the young at heart.

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Les Misérables Comes to Dallas

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I first saw Les Mis on a business trip to London some years ago. I knew the music, but had never seen the inventive, emotionally evocative staging. I was very moved. Now it’s your chance to experience it as Dallas Summer Musicals brings LES MISÉRABLES to the Music Hall at Fair Park April 24-May 6, 2018!

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Suffering in Silence – It’s Time We Talk about Miscarriage

Too often parents suffer in silence after a miscarriage, believing they are alone, feeling perhaps somehow it was their fault. It’s time for the silence to end.

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Family Travel: Stop and See the Amazing Thing!

Vintage American Family Travel

Let’s daydream for a moment of summer; the summer ahead and the hazy memories of our childhood summers past. Oh, and I’ll tell you the tale of THE AMAZING THING!

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How a Body Wash – helped Simplify My Life

This is a sponsored post with Ivory. All opinions expressed are my own.   Simplifying my life has become a pretty important goal of mine in the last few years. I’ve been actively weeding out distractions, so I can focus on the things that really matter to me. And the most important of those things …

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20 Driving Safety Tips Police Want You to Know

family car safety tips

Moms and dads are all about keeping their family safe and healthy. Here are 20 tips the police would like you to know to keep your family safe when out and about in your car.

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