Cool Gel N Cap Giveaway – Perfect For Kids With Fevers

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Sponsored by: Cool Gel N Cap

Naturally soothes boys and girls ages 1+ head bumps, bruises,  fever symptoms, migraines, headaches, ear infection symptoms, and more in a fun, easy, and effective way with the Cool Gel N Cap. Why buy just ice packs, cold packs, or warm packs when you can have a Cool Gel N Cap? The gel packs that come with your Cool Gel N Cap can be used ANYWHERE it hurts, inside or out of the cap, anywhere on the body. AND… the non-toxic, latex free gel packs can be used cold AND warm, unlike conventional ice packs or cold packs. This gives you the benefit of both a cold compress & warm compress for anywhere it hurts AND a cozy cap! The Cool Gel N Cap is more comfortable on the head for the child than a traditional ice pack, cold pack, or especially a bag of frozen vegetables as the fabric is not only designed to be cozy, but also remove the sting of ice packs on the skin while letting the cool and warm therapy still get through. The cap also is designed to eliminate the condensation associated with cold packs and ice packs. Works perfectly as a cold compress or warm compress, soothing pain and reducing swelling. The cold compress of the Cool Gel N Cap is great for little ones suffering from Hemophilia, as it slows the flow of blood to the affected area. The Cool Gel N Cap is also a cozy solution for kids suffering from Dravet Syndrome as it is a comfortable way to keep cool during a fever.

Now for the giveaway: One lucky person will win a Cool Gel N Cap of sponsors choice. This is open to US and ends 11/11/14 @ 11:59 pm est. To enter, Simply do the tasks on the Giveaway Tools widget below and you’re set to have a chance to win! Remember you can’t win if you don’t enter. It only takes one entry to win!

Good Luck,  Thanks for entering!

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Do You Get Lonely As A Single Parent

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Who said being a single parent would be difficult?  Being a single parent can lead to feeling lonely and unloved?  During my journey as a single mother, we rarely talk about our struggles with our baby’s daddy and ex-husbands while raising our children.  Single mother need to be love and we need to give each other support and advice. Talk about your needs eliminates shame and guilt. We also don’t talk about the sacrifices we make to do our job as single mothers. We don’t want anyone to know that part of us.  

It’s time for us to let the cat out the bag.  None of us had a immaculate conception.  At some point we had sex that’s how we became mothers, right. Hell some of us had great sex! No matter how strong we become as single mothers, deep down we still want to have someone wrap their arms around us, tell us that we’re beautiful, that we’re loved and that they want to make passion love to us.  It’s a healthy reaction.      

As single mothers, we exert a huge amount of energy into raising our children.  Most of the responsibility of raising our children falls onto our shoulders. Because it takes so much energy, we place ourselves on the back burner.  We bury our need to be loved because loving our children becomes the priority, but at some point they come roaring to the surface. Maybe on a Saturday night, seeing a couple holding hands walking down the street or spotting a delicious piece of eye candy in the next lane while driving home from the office.  You ask yourself if you will ever find love again.  You think about buying something sexy and wearing it while your favorite aroma scented candle is burning and your favorite wine is waiting to be sipped.  I know you do, I’ve been there.  

We as single mothers need to admit that we have these feelings.  I’m encouraging all of you to say, I feel lonely at times.  Admit that you want someone to love. If you’re alone while reading this post, scream it!  Now I can’t guarantee that a handsome man will appear when you finish, but at least you’re acknowledging those deep down feelings. You’re freeing yourself from the guilt of wanting to be with someone and the pain of not being able to achieve it because of your situation.  Free yourself ladies!  Cry if you want to, we all need our soul cleansed at some point. 

As my daughter got older the loneliness didn’t go away.  I worried about dating and having a strange man around her.  The thought of someone molesting her that I was dating or another failed relationship haunted me. I had made mental notes of women who had placed a man before her children or trusted them around her children and the man ended up abusing them.  Being a single mother is hard enough, I simply couldn’t add that burden to my list of life’s troubles. I realized that I treasured her more than I wanted a relationship.

Here’s a few tips on how to alleviate loneliness:

1.  Accept that you deserve to have a little fun and need adult interaction.  Open yourself up to dating and or making new friends. 
2.  Take a few college courses to better yourself.  Attending class and doing homework will keep you busy to a point where you don’t have to focus on being lonely. I also met great people in my classes and would meet them for a drink or burger after class.    
3.  Reconnect with old friends, male and female.  They may be receptive to spending time with you and your children.    
4.  Compile a list of books that you want to read.  This can include self-improvement, romance, true crimes and anything else that catches your eye.
5.  Learn to cross-stitch, crochet, or scrapbook. (Sure wish I had taken that sewing class).  
6.  Treat yourself on Saturday nights that you don’t have a date.  Burn a candles, put on some soothing music and soak in a hot tub.  
7.  Check out on-line groups who can relate to your situation.  They are great source of inspiration, a great way to make friends and social networking for business endeavors.  

Last, know that you are not alone and you will eventually find love again.  Good things come to things who wait.




Turn It Up Tuesday – Week 59


Welcome to Mother 2 Mother and the 59th week of Turn It Up Tuesdays!!! We’re so happy to have you here this week – and thanks for the amazing Halloween posts last week! There were so many great posts to choose from!
Let’s continue with some more Halloween and Fall posts this week! I’m sure you have tons more to share!
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Turn It Up Tuesdays is all about being happy, excited, energetic…and having fun! Link up your favorite posts (old or new) and meet some awesome bloggers in return! Link up your funny stories, DIY posts, recipes, mommy moments — anything at all, as long as it is family-friendly. We want to laugh, be entertained, be inspired, and have a good time!
Thanks so much to everyone that joins us each week and makes this blog hop the best that it could be!

SPONSOR OF THE MONTH

Silvie from My Silly Little Gang

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Through Silvie’s posts, she shares the details of raising my silly little gang of boys and the different things she encounters in her life as a mommy. Including crafts, recipes, and reviews, she enjoys blogging and all the work it entails. It definitely keeps her on her toes, but it’s rewarding for her when she receives a comment from a reader letting her know they enjoy her post. Her goal is to grow her blog into all it can be. As a mommy blogger, she has had the opportunity to work with several brands to review their products or places.
Stop by and check out her blog…it’s definitely a great read!
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We’re accepting sponsors for 2015!

Welcome the lovely ladies of Turn It Up Tuesday!

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Natasha from Epic Mommy Adventures | Stacey from This Momma’s Ramblings | Jessica from The Wondering Brain | Cathy from A Peek Into My Paradise | April from 100lb Countdown | Meghan from Life with Peanut | Kae from Where’s My Pacifier? | Kelly from Making-More | Melissa from The Coupon Chronicles | Yolanda from That’s Mashed Up | Laura from Another Cent Saved | Cindy from Mom Maven | Kimberly from Keystrokes by Kimberly| Rhonda from Mother 2 Mother | Tiffany from MrsTeeLoveLifeLaughter | Mari from Living in Mommywood | Silvie from My Silly Little Gang | Jillian from Baby Doodah | Chelsea from Mommie and Wee | Tenns from New Mama Diaries

And welcome our awesome guest hosts for November!

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Angie from God’s Growing Garden | Damjana from AppleGreen Cottage | Keri from Living In This Season | Stasia from Our Life on a Budget | Kimberly from Life is a Lullaby | Rebeka from Homemade Momy | Serena from Simple Holistic Girl | Amy from Home Remedies | Stacy from Little to No Progress Here | Tanya from City Mom Loves | Tina from The Happy Creations

Interested in being a guest host for the month or becoming a permanent co-host?

Complete the form here! Monthly co-hosts will be chosen on a first come first-serve basis.  We’re now accepting guest hosts for December, January, and February.

Here are the Featured posts from last week!

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Cathy chose Easy Recipe for Pumpkin Cream Cheese Truffles from A Mitten Full of Savings. “Cream cheese and pumpkin…need I say more!? I can’t wait to make these for the holidays!”
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Jillian chose How to Make an Infinity Scarf from Little House Living. “I chose this post because I have been seriously obsessed with scarves this Fall season and they can get pricey. This is a much more affordable option to fulfill my need for many many scarves. haha”
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Cathy chose Book Page Paper Pumpkin {How to Decorate for Fall on a Budget} from The Domestic Heart. “Shelly has created an amazing paper pumpkin and you can to with her awesome step by step tutorial! Create these amazing paper pumpkins to decorate your home this harvest season!”
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Kelly chose Paper Plate Candy Corn Bunting from Typically Simple. “I love easy craft projects and my kids thought this was really fun.”
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Jessica chose If I Had A Halloween Party from The Crafty Side of Sarcasm. “How cute! Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I have yet to throw a Halloween party so when I do, I will definitely check in for some of these awesome ideas, especially the take on food!”
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Bernadyn chose How Zombies and Screams Gave Me a Mom Moment from Life in a House of Testosterone. “I chose this post because Kim shares how she had a “Mom moment” with her son in an unexpected time and place. I think that for parents, those special moments are important to cherish especially as your children grow older and it sometimes, it becomes harder to find ways to stay close and connected.”
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Stacey chose Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars from Platter Talk. “Oh my these look absolutely wonderful! My kids would definitely be asking for more because these are three of their favorite ingredients! LOL! I will be giving this one a try and soon! Thank you so much for sharing!”
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Meghan chose 52 Ways You Can Save Money Each Month from Amber Kristine. “As a stay at home mom, we are constantly looking for ways to save money. This post was great as it gave me a few additional ideas that we had not thought of yet.”
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Sonya chose Easy Apple Cranberry Chia Seed Jam from A Worthey Read. “This looks like a great healthy jam recipe that is perfect for fall. Apples and cranberries are both in season so this is a great way to use them.”
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Elina chose Coffee Filter Crafts | Coffee Filter Wreath from Happy Deal – Happy Day! “The finished project is stunning and she takes you step by step on how to create this unique wreath. I love the flowers she added to it, it gives the wreath a nice pop of color.”
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Tina chose All Natural Car Air Freshener from Robyn’s View. “What a wonderful idea, it looks so elegant! A natural air freshner without any chemicals,safe for all the family. Looks great and the car smells great for less!”
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Natasha chose 10 Practical Tips For New Bloggers (From A New Blogger) from Tabler Party of Two. “This is such a great post! These are tips that even us semi-newbie and long-time bloggers can take advantage of!”
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The post with the most clicks is How To Put A Dresser Back Together from Anastasia Vintage.
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And the Best of the Best is…

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How Zombies and Screams Gave Me a Mom Moment from Life in a House of Testosterone
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Inspirational Quote – Lebron James

Remove The Bull

I went to visit my little darlings this past weekend so we could pick out pumpkins for Halloween. We decided to go to a different pumpkin patch this year, oh my.  When we arrived, we decided to jump on the hayride, which was quite different from what we were used to when visiting the other pumpkin patch we normally go to.  The idea was to take us on the opposite side of the farm where the kids could play on the haystack slide, bounce house and other activities.  





As we were riding along, I spotted these beautiful horses.  So cute with the foal taking a nap, but my grandson spotted the huge bull in the above picture heading over to the wagon to say hello. It didn’t go over well, as you can see my grandson was not a happy camper and ran to Mawmaw to rescue him.  The driver explained that the bull weighed 2,000 pounds, but in my grandson’s mind it was 5,000 pounds. The driver was courtesy, when he saw that my grandson was upset he drive away.  The funniest thing was his 3 year old sister telling him that the poppa cow just wanted to kiss him.  Xavier wasn’t having any of it.  He just wanted to move away from that huge monster of a cow that wanted to eat him.    

These were happier times.  We hoped off the hay wagon and headed to the teepees and pumpkin patch.  Xavier soon forgot about the bull and had a great time inside the teepee and Zarriah in the pumpkin patch.  

This was our first visit to Taylor Farms in Virginia Beach, VA.  We had a great time and will return. If you’re visiting or live in the Hampton’s Road area, be sure to pay them a visit. This pumpkin patch is a great family spot, easy parking, it allows many photo opportunities to capture memories and it’s designed to fit a limited budget.  

 

Turn It Up Tuesday – Week 58

Welcome to Mother 2 Mother and the 58th week of Turn It Up Tuesdays!!! We’re so happy to have you here this week – and thanks for the amazing posts last week!
Happy Halloween!!! The holiday is right around the corner, and it makes me realize that the year has flown by! What are you doing for Halloween? Going to any parties? Dressing up your kids in those adorable costumes? Share them all with us this week – present or past!
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Turn It Up Tuesdays is all about being happy, excited, energetic…and having fun! Link up your favorite posts (old or new) and meet some awesome bloggers in return! Link up your funny stories, DIY posts, recipes, mommy moments — anything at all, as long as it is family-friendly. We want to laugh, be entertained, be inspired, and have a good time!
Thanks so much to everyone that joins us each week and makes this blog hop the best that it could be!

SPONSOR OF THE MONTH

Danielle from The Frugal Navy Wife

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Danielle is a Navy Wife and Stay at Home mom to 3 (soon to be 4) children age 5 & under! She has learned to save money on a set income & I want to teach you to save money for the things you WANT to spend
it on and not what you HAVE to, like bills!  The Frugal Navy Wife provides fellow military wives with recipes, DIY, deals, and money-saving tips, along with homeschooling tips.
Stop by and check out her blog…it’s definitely a great read!
Are you interested in having your blog or website featured in this spot? Then, sponsor Turn It Up Tuesday for a month! Click here! It’s only $5 for an entire month!
We’re accepting sponsors for 2015!

Welcome the lovely ladies of Turn It Up Tuesday!

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Natasha from Epic Mommy Adventures | Stacey from This Momma’s Ramblings | Jessica from The Wondering Brain | Cathy from A Peek Into My Paradise | April from 100lb Countdown | Meghan from Life with Peanut | Kae from Where’s My Pacifier? | Kelly from Making-More | Laura from Another Cent Saved | Cindy from Mom Maven | Kimberly from Keystrokes by Kimberly| Rhonda from Mother 2 Mother | Silvie from My Silly Little Gang | Jillian from Baby Doodah | Chelsea from Mommie and Wee | Tenns from New Mama Diaries

And welcome our awesome guest hosts for October!

This is the last week for our October guest hosts…thanks for all you have done to make this month great!
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Bernadyn from B is for… | Cathy from Three Kids and a Fish | Dorothy from ZzzonkOwl: All Things Etsy | Elina from Scrapbooks, Crafts, Cards, Oh My! | Shelly from The Domestic Heart | Melissa from The Coupon Chronicles | Michelle from Failing Perfect | Sonya from Saving Everyday With Sonya K | Tina from The Happy Creations

Interested in being a guest host or becoming a permanent co-host?

Complete the form here! Monthly co-hosts will be chosen on a first come first-serve basis.  We’re now accepting guest hosts for December, January, and February.

Here are the Featured posts from last week!

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Laura chose Nature Mini Wreaths: Love Inspired from Simple Nature Decor. “I love the simple and adorable idea. This could easily be made with the family or that special time when Mom needs to hide and just be creative. Bringing Nature and memories always inspires me as a Blogger to want to be even more creative.”
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April chose 10 Reasons to STOP Breastfeeding from MBA SAHM. “Butterfly turned ONE this week, and to stop nursing has been wearing on my mind a lot lately. There are so many things that are easier with breastfeeding. That said, things are getting more difficult as she’s teething and using me to soothe herself.”
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Jillian chose Dollar Store DIY: Easy Owl Banner from Table Decor Ideas. “I chose this post because I am looking for new fun ways to decorate for Halloween outside of pumpkins and skeletons. This is perfect!”
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Cathy chose Spiced Apple Cupcakes with Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting | Apple Recipes from A Simple Pantry. “Karly creates the ultimate fall sweet treat! A moist apple cupcake topped with a creamy caramel cream cheese frosting with an added M&M on top! This cupcake is the perfect mouthful of fall flavors!”
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Meghan chose How to Create An RH Baby Room without Spending the Money from Seeking Lavender Lane. “I want to redo my daughter’s room soon as she transitions to a toddler bed, but I already redid her nursery once so definitely can’t afford another major redecoration! This post gives great ideas on how to decorate affordably and still give you the look you are going for.”
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Stacey chose Candy Overload Magic Bars from Annie’s Noms. “OMG! Those look absolutely amazing! I am definitely getting some sweetened condensed milk the next time I go to the store! Maybe even 2 cans, so that I can make a version with nuts, all for me! LOL! Thank you so much for sharing!”
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Bernadyn chose Marriage and Money from Trusting the Journey of Motherhood. “I think this post about separating your finances in a marriage is a smart and practical way to keep the marriage more balanced. It may not work for everyone but then again, it may be a great way for some couples to be happier with how the finances are handled in their marriage or partnership instead of only one person having the burden of handling all the financial obligations.”
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Jessica chose Couponing: My New Addiction // How I Saved 50% on My Groceries from Mommie and Wee. “I’ve been wanting to try out couponing for awhile. It’s kinda hard in San Antonio becuse the only main grocery store is HEB, but once she mentioned WalMart, I was like, huh?!? Maybe I need to start looking into couponing again and pick up the Sunday paper! Thanks for the tips :).”
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Tina chose Painted White Mini Boos from Woods of Bell Trees. “I love this craft. Nice, easy to make and so elegant. I’d love to have them all year around!!”
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Sonya chose 3 Mobile Mystery Shopping Apps That Pay Cash from Being a Wordsmith. “This is a great post for anyone looking to make cash from mystery shopping. Kimberly does a great job of explaining how each app works. Along with listing the pros and cons for each app.”
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Elina chose Flower Collage Canvas from Sum of Their Stories. “I love this project because she takes you step by step on how she created it.  The floral papers she used were beautiful and I love that she used a black marker to draw an offset outline around the petals.  It really gives the completed project a touch of whimsy.”
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Natasha chose 7 Things You Don’t Get Warned About When You are the Parent of a Toddler from Mum-bo-jumbo.com. “Love this post! All the points are so true – no one can truly warn you about what to expect with a toddler, but sometimes I wish someone would’ve warned me how crazy it is!”
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The post with the most clicks is 5 Reasons Why You Must Watch How to Get Away With Murder from Being a Wordsmith.
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And the Best of the Best is…

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Candy Overload Magic Bars from Annie’s Noms
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Marriage and Money from Trusting the Journey of Motherhood
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As the Best of the Best, you win free ad space on Epic Mommy Adventures for 30 days! Please showcase the badge below with pride on your blog!
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Capturing the Unexpected – Sunsets

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Have you ever had a moment where the most unexpected thing happens? I stepped out on my deck this evening to sip a cup of coffee and wind down after a 5 hour drive from visiting my grandchildren.  As I was exhaling and enjoying the crisp air, I noticed this beautiful sunset in front of me.  It was amazing, and just what I needed to wind down for the day. I love my property and home, I never know what I’ll found when I step outside. I had actually thought about selling and downsizing, but when you’re surrounded by this type of beauty I find it hard to do. I actually had a lady drop off a cake for my granddaughter’s birthday tell me that she would buy my house and wanted to know if she could bring her husband by to see it. I laughed and asked her if there was a For Sale sign out front that I didn’t know about.       


Another thing that I find amazing is most of my trees are still wearing their coats except in this one area. It just happened to be where this gorgeous sunset was taking place.  This is a perfect ending to my day. Off to download all the pictures from my visit to the pumpkin patch with the grandchildren.  Stay tuned.  
      

Nickelodeon Halloween Themed DVD Giveaway

Welcome to the Nickelodeon Halloween Themed DVD Roundup Giveaway

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Sponsored by: Nickeloden

Take a haunting, hilarious dive into Bikini Bottom and enjoy some ghostly tunes!  In addition to the double-episode, “Ghoul Fools,” go on a treasure hunt, learn to tie nifty knots and board the Flying Dutchman to haunt the Seven Seas.             

Catalogue: 891564

DVD SRP: $12.99

Special Features:

• Behind the Scenes
• “Ghoul Fools” Animatic
• Yule Log

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The Halloween celebrations in Bikkini Bottom are plentiful in this 10-episode collection, including 5 Halloween-themed episodes like “Frankendoodle” and “Squidward, The Unfriendly Ghost.”

Catalogue: 876904

DVD SRP: $14.99

 Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Halloween Parade

Join Dora and her friends on exciting Halloween adventures in this four-episode DVD. In addition to the title episode, this DVD includes “Boo!,” “The Backpack Parade” and “Dora, la musico.”

Catalogue: 822374

DVD SRP: $12.99

 Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Halloween

Dora invites fans for non-stop Halloween fun in this four-episode DVD.  Episodes include “Boo!,” “The Missing Piece,” “To The Monkey Bars,” and the “The Big Storm.”

Catalogue: 139424 (U.S.), 139426 (Canada)

DVD SRP: $16.99

 Yo Gabba Gabba!: Halloween!

Excitement abounds as the characters dress up in outrageous costumes and gather private stashes of candy. Through “The Fall Song,” “Halloween Party Song,” and “Trick or Treat Song” the characters learn what happens on Halloween, and just as important, the song “Too Much Candy” helps the characters to understand eating candy in moderation. The DVD contains 3 additional episodes.

Catalogue: 894084

DVD SRP: $9.99

Go, Diego, Go!: Diego’s Halloween!

Help Diego and Freddie the Fruit Bat save the llamas so they can deliver Halloween treats to all of the animals! This DVD includes “Freddie The Fruit Bat Saves Halloween,” “Diego and Dora Help Baby Monarch Get to the Festival,” “Alicia Saves the Crocodile!” and “Manatee’s Mermaid Rescue!”

Catalogue: 892204

DVD SRP: $9.99

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Drama Queens Invite Drama Into Their Life

Drama queens and kings are everywhere. They try to disguise themselves, but we all know who they are eventually. I’ve discovered a few on my personal Facebook page. I read a post this morning that just sent me over the edge. It was riddled with profanity, graphic and totally inappropriate content.  The person who posted it believed they were giving advice to someone about a man. It was a reminder of why we parted ways years ago.  I’ve often wondered, what people are thinking when they write posts and how they believe the content is appropriate. Now I like to be entertained, but some things need to be said in private and sometimes your personal business needs to remain just that.    

Let me give you a few examples of inappropriate posts on my timeline:

  • Cussing baby’s momma or daddy and than putting them on blast for all to see.  
  • Racist comments.  Now you know I’m the wrong person for this bullsh**.
  • Selfies of you in the bathroom wearing just a bra.  
  • Every post is about how poor of a job our President is doing.  
  • Postings where every other word is profanity, but you want to be treated like a lady.      
I’m grown and I’ve had my moments where I could have made a sailor look like a saint, but it was in the privacy of my home. I don’t have a need to flaunt my bra in public and I’m not interested in seeing anyone else’s either. Racist comments, but they claim they’re not racist. They know they are a bigot, but yet they want me as a friend.  I keep people like this on my Friends List because I believe you should keep your friends close and your enemies closer, ha.  

One thing that I have learned over the course of the years is that people who always have drama in their life either invite, create or associate with it.  For some reason they see themselves as the victim and they want you to leave a comment so you can join them in their pity party. No thank you.  None of us have a perfect a life, and at times we need to vent or share what we’re going through, but if the majority of your posts are negative, you’re probably a big cause of the problem.  
 
I love Facebook.  I believe it’s a great way to connect and stay in contact with family and friends.  I love being able to see what’s happening in everyone’s life when it’s convenient for me. I have deleted a few people because I simply couldn’t take their negative posts.  Yep, I’m not opposed to using the delete button. For the most part, my experience using this social network has been a pleasant experience and I will continue to use this site, I just had to discuss my disgust when people misuse things.       
 
I’ve recently added my blog to Facebook, so please head over and like my Mother 2 Mother page, and thanks for listening.