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Bonding over Beauty a Must Read

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Erika Katz’s book,  Bonding over Beauty, A Mother-Daughter Beauty Guide to Foster Self-Esteem, Confidence and Trust, is a MUST read for all moms with daughters between the ages of 9 and 18.  It  is one of  the most practical and enlightening books I have read on the subject. As the oldest of 5 sisters, and [...]

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On the Wings of Self Esteem

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On the Wings of Self Esteem is a wonderful book for people who want to understand themselves and their children better.   In this thoughtful missive,  Dr. Louise Hart takes us through the steps of her metamorphosis  from suddenly single housewife to confident  author, and leading educator in the area of self-esteem development.  Her insights provide [...]

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Get to Know Your Kid Mother’s Day Giveaway

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Get to Know Your Kid is a book by Shana Connell Noyes.  Each page contains a thought-provoking question designed to stimulate discussion and sharing.  It also provides space for you to write your child’s answers.  The idea is to leave you a lasting record of memorable insights and moments you’re your child. I tested the [...]

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Kindle Review Summary by Momgadget

Kindle 3G Wireless Reading Device, Free 3G + Wi-Fi, 3G Works Globally, Graphite, 6″ Display with New E Ink Pearl Technology Review Summary Great: easy to read, free wireless and 3G, 1 month battery life, instant content download, holds hundreds of books and periodicals in small, slip-in-your purse package, Kindle can read to you Good: [...]

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Beautiful Skin Revealed Give Away

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Congratulations to Denise Sachs from Baldwin Colorado the winner of’s  Beautiful Skin Revealed Giveaway. is offering our readers the chance to win a copy of Dermatologist Dr. Paul Friedman’s new book “Beautiful Skin Revealed: The Ultimate Guide to Better Skin” Its embarrassing to admit, but until I turned 40, I never really paid [...]

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This Momma Loves Her new Kindle

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I love to read. I’m the child who read all 64 Nancy Drew books in one summer month while visiting grandma. I still bring at least 15 books with me for a 5 day vacation and my loving husband has learned to fall fast-asleep with all manner of book lights while I read for at [...]

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Syndrome W–A Woman’s Guide to Reversing Midlife Weight Gain

Syndrome W—A Woman’s Guide to Reversing Midlife Weight Gain by Harriette R. Mogul, M.D., M.P.H. is  very interesting and informative. It discusses the causes of women gaining weight after they reach forty. Syndrome W, which was discovered by endocrinologist Dr. Harriette Mogul, is a metabolic condition caused by an abnormality in insulin levels that is [...]

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Blogging for Dummies – a Review

As blogging grows more and more popular, whether for business, keeping connected with friends and family, or simply for fun, it’s a good idea to keep up with what’s current in the blogging world.  Also, if you’re just beginning, it’s helpful to have some guidelines. Blogging All-In-One for Dummies, by Susan Gunelius, is an excellent [...]

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Mead Writing Fundamentals Review and Giveaway

This giveaway has ended! The winner was #3 Susan Varney and was chosen by If you have bored kids sitting at home or you just want them to keep using their brains this summer, check out these great products from Mead and enter for a chance to win them! As parents keep kids’ academic skills [...]

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World Myths and Legends – a Book Review for Kids

Are your youngsters interested in mythology as my grandson is? He came home from high school excited because he had to research Greek mythology and write a report for Freshman English class. Then I received a book to review, World Myths and Legends – 25 Projects You Can Build Yourself, by Kathy Ceceri and illustrated [...]

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