Holiday Gift Recommendation: If I Could Keep You Little by Marianne Richmond

If I Could Keep You Little by Marianne Richmond (Sourcebooks; ISBN: 978-1-4022-5559-5; Hard Cover $15.99; November 2010) is one of the sweetest books I think I’ve ever read. Maybe I’m so emotionally attached to this book because I feel like my “baby” is growing up way too fast right before my eyes, he turned two just over a month ago and it seems like just yesterday I gave birth to him! Anyhow, as a Mom, I could completely relate to this book, “If I Could Keep You Little I’d….But then I’d Miss…..” The repetitive text in this book makes it … Continue reading

Holiday Gift Recommendation: Oral B Pulsonic

I will admit that this might be a unique gift, but if I received this as a gift, I would LOVE it! Absolutely LOVE it! This toothbrush is certainly different, but positively different for sure. It is unlike other power toothbrushes that spin where you are supposed to keep them in place while you move it around your mouth slowly, something that I’ve never fully been able to get used to. This one, you brush somewhat regularly while it vibrates up to 27000 times per minute to clean your mouth incredibly! What I was most excited about this brush, other … Continue reading

Information: Dove Self-Esteem Fund

When my daughter was born in 2005, I made a promise to myself that I was going to do everything in my power to help her have self confidence as a girl and as a women and to feel as comfortable with her body and looks as she possibly could. I grew up in a family where my Mom didn’t exercise, my Dad was (and still is) and exercise fanatic and I constantly felt criticized for my body size (even when I was “skinny” in high school). My Dad constantly made comments about me dressing inappropriately or snacking on the … Continue reading