Are Piggy Banks Outdated?

Have you given your kid a Piggy Bank? When you were little, did you have a piggy bank? If so, what did you do with it?  Did you put money into it or just play with it? I had a cute piggy bank when I was a kid and my parents instructed me to save…

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Do You Drink This Worry Cocktail?

I used to drink this cocktail every day! For years when I looked at or thought about my children’s future, who they would become, how they would behave, and who would they have as friends, I would have this horrible feeling in the pit of my stomach. My thoughts would run crazy with “I hope…

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Stay Sane While Staying Home!

After Weeks of Closed Schools and Home Confinement … How We are Keeping Our Family Sane and Happy: Hi, I am Sittah from “LiLoLa – Live Love Laugh” and I live in Italy! Yes, not the best place to live in at this moment in time. Since the Coronavirus has started spreading in Italy we…

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How is confinement going for you?

Some of you might have just started it and you might still be full of anxiety and worry about what will happen. Or maybe you are excited about the new opportunities of spending time with family and completing some home projects. Some of you, like us, have already been home schooling and working from home…

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Family Fort Night

We are at the end of yet another week of being quarantined and it is time to celebrate this unprecedented time. We know it is tough keeping the kids entertained while staying indoors and away from friends, so we came up with a great idea and one that will help them deal with the isolation.…

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Is Guilt Part Of Your Daily Life?

Do you feel guilty for not being able to provide your children with the same lifestyle/things/as their friends? Same brand name clothes, same expensive vacations, an abundance of activities, allowance, etc.? We constantly compare and want to give our kids the same things their friends have and if we can’t afford it, we feel guilty.…

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Who Else Dreads Going Clothes Shopping With Their Kids?

Do You know this scenario: You are standing in the middle of a clothes store, trying to find new outfits for your kids and everything you like (or like the price of) is being rejected with a look of disgust by your pre-teens? Your kids only look towards the store with the expensive designer clothes…

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The Secret To The Perfect Allowance!

Are you giving your kids an allowance? If yes, when did you start? How much are you giving them? When do you give it to them? What do they have to pay for with that allowance money and what do you still pay for? For several years I kept asking these questions to my friends…

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The 5 Love Languages

Today I want to talk about Love Languages and how knowing your love language and those of your friends and family can: Improve all your relationships increase and strengthen the bond you have with your partner and children decrease misunderstandings and arguments increase harmony in your family save you time and increase your well-being and…

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