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The Inside Scoop on Network Marketing

There’s no doubt that you’ve been invited to the parties, and you’ve noticed the consistent presence on social media. From jewelry, bags, and makeup to leggings, fragrance, and health supplements… networking marketing companies (also known as Multi-Level Marketing, or MLM’s) are growing by the day! Yet, the business model often gets a bad rap simply […]

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Resources for Raising Strong Girls (and Boys)

I was raised with a healthy dose of, “Girls can do anything boys can do,” but it wasn’t until I had daughters of my own that I really started paying attention to all the indirect messages that society sends to girls and women. From, “Sugar and spice and everything nice,” to pink aisles full of […]

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12 Random Items That Make Mama’s Life Easier

Since having kids, my house is filling up with stuff.  The worst part is, many of the items are easily broken, not so great, or rarely used.  This got me thinking about the more unusual items that I find really useful that probably not everyone has.  I asked the ICMB writers what their FAVORITE, not-so-common, actually […]

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Back-to-School {style on a dime}

Temperatures are rising, and many of us are counting down the days until we get a break our kids are back in school. (At which time we will begin counting down the days until our first break.) But for now, it’s back-to-school season. Soon we will all be meeting in the aisles of Target with our […]

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