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How Do You Explain News and the State of the World to Your Kids?

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You Can’t Escape the News Media and specifically, social media, has changed the landscape on how we as humans get and consume our information and news. If you had any doubt about that, this past election should have made a believer out of you and any other naysayers. As a society, we’ve been reduced to driveling idiots who no longer…

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Best Halloween Movies You Can Watch on Netflix

What are the Best Halloween Movies You Can Watch on Netflix?

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Halloween Movies on Netflix We’ve already determined that Halloween is one of my favorite holidays and to keep rolling with that theme, I’m digging deep into the Netflix coffers to give you my favorite Halloween movies that you can queue up tonight and get your spook on!! Some are suitable for viewing with the littles while others you’ll probably want…

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The Family that Views Together.. Doesn’t Kill Each Other

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Netflix Pairings for the Hard-to-Please¬†Family Members It’s been a long time since my girls were young enough to spend hours in front of the TV watching their favorite shows. It’s not that they don’t do it know, it’s that they don’t really do it together since their taste in shows are so different now. But back in the day? They…

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random happy triggers

What Are the Random Things that Make You Happy?

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The Happy Enchilada Song “That’s the way that the world goes ’round, you’re up one day – the next you’re down. It’s a half an inch of water and you think you’re gonna drown. That’s the way that the world goes ’round” You know when you’re going about your day and you stumble upon something that just makes you smile…

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#StreamTeam Binge Watching – Dragons: Race to the Edge

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It’s no secret that we binge watch a lot of shows in this house. 5 summers ago it was Weeds. 2 years ago it was Breaking Bad. Last year it was Sons of Anarchy and currently it’s Orange is the New Black (no we haven’t finished.. we’re trying to NOT binge watch a show for once…). But those are all…

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Throwback Thursday: Entertainment Edition with #StreamTeam!!

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What are your favorite shows & movies you’re sharing with your kids? When the girls were younger, it seemed our TV was on all. the. time. One or both of us have always been fortunate enough to work from home and while that’s great for raising kids, sometimes those kids needed entertainment that was provided by someone/something other than mom…

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