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Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
What my kids have taught me about gratitude.
It's that time of year again where I reflect on all the things that I am grateful for. Being a parent has helped me to not take things for granted and to appreciate many simple moments in life. Here is a list of the top 10 things that I've learned to be thankful for since I became a mother. 1. The value of a good night's sleep. Seriously, I had never known true exhaustion until I became a parent. Now that my children sleep soundly through the night, I thank my lucky stars for eight hours of uninterrupted bliss. Without it, I turn into a crazy person. 2. A closed bathroom door. It's rare that I spend time powdering my nose without a child following me in there. Oh, but those moments that I do escape are so beautiful, even if both of my …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
The Big Three of toy retailers with Tucker locations--Target, Toys R Us and Walmart--are already thinking holiday deals.
Sure, you may still be eating all your Halloween loot or planning to get candy at deep discounts now that Oct. 31 has come and gone. You're not even really thinking about Thanksgiving yet, perhaps, but the retailers are two steps ahead of you. Target, Toys R Us and Walmart all have had their big toy circulars leaked to discount-gathering sites like Fat Wallet. They're some meaty catalogs, for sure: Target's is 110 pages, Toys R Us' comes in at 80 and Walmart's is a svelte 48. Note that some prices and availability may vary locally, but these will give you some general ideas of what kinds of holiday toy deals are waiting in the wings. Target will offer a special wishlist feature so kids can easily show everyone what they really, really want…