5 Authors That Will Make Your Children Fall in Love with Reading

Bella Breakdown From the time I was little, I remember being exposed to books. My mother would read to us every night, we would receive books for gifts, and spend many hours checking out books at the library. For this reason, I was thrilled to be able to pass on my love of books and reading to my own children. Books can teach you about things and places you have never been, as well as events of the past. Additionally, it is one of the best ways to snuggle with your kids. The following list are a few of...

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How To Save Money On Sporting Goods For Students

Bella Breakdown School is back in session and with that comes all of the sports that your kids play during the school year. Here are some tips and tricks on how to save money on fall sporting gear that your kids might need. Apps and certain stores can help lower the cost. The cost of cleats, pads, helmets and other gear adds up quickly. Buying the equipment used can help you save up to half on all of your kids sports equipment needs. Soccer cleats are one of the most popular pieces of sports equipment that people need to...

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5 Shocking Things No One Tells You About Your Body After You Have a Baby

Bella Breakdown Kelly Rowland gets real and shares some surprising facts about what your body goes through after childbirth –and she doesn’t hold back. From vaginal tearing to hemorrhoids, Kelly shares her own experiences of what to expect after giving birth. You can find out even more in her new book, ‘Whoa Baby!’ 1. The tearing of your lady parts. Yes, your vagina might tear during childbirth. 2. Selfies. Your vagina doesn’t want a photograph. She has been through enough! 3. Hemorrhoids. The hemorrhoid struggle is real. The best relief for this problem is the long ice packs. 4....

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Places You’re Forgetting To Clean

Bella Breakdown These nine household spots are hidden sources of dust, grime, and – worse – harmful germs. Here’s where you need to roll up your sleeves and get to work. 1. Your Toothbrush Holder: wash it at least once a month. 2. The Utensil Drawer: Remove the utensil organizer and wipe out the drawer. 3. Stove Grates: Soak them in warm soapy water. 4. Trash Cans: Sanitize and let sit to dry. 5. Reusable Grocery Bags: Wash them a few times a year. 6. Icemaker Bucket: Dump out the ice and wash it well with soap. 7. The...

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Windex Finds its Way to Your Heart With “The Story of Lucy”

Bella Breakdown As if a deep and compelling father-daughter story didn’t already tug at our heartstrings, Windex’s new campaign combined that emotional rollercoaster with Grace Vanderwaal’s song “Beautiful Thing.” Seldom can a visual story really hit home without any dialogue, but “The Story of Lucy” is a tearjerking powerhouse from beginning to end. The audience sees a young girl grow, from infancy to her wedding day, adoring her father along the way. Though the story takes us on what seems to be a quick life-long glimpse of their relationship, it begins and ends with the same adorable premise; a...

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3 Things That Make Traveling with Kids Insanely Easy

Traveling with a baby? Then listen up! Summer is winding down, so now is the time for those final summer vacations and road trips. As a mom of two, the idea of traveling as a family is both frightful and delightful. Sharing new experiences and places with the kids is always magical, but germ-filled airports, overstuffed diaper bags, and road trip meltdowns are never fun, ever! We’ve done our fair share of traveling this summer and I’ve had the opportunity, thanks to the lovely folks at Project Nursery, to test out a few items that I know will make...

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