The Best Hotels In Paris

Let’s Go To Paris! Headed to Paris sometime soon? Or just romancing over how beautiful it is from afar? Well, we have your hotel guide, whichever category you fall into. The 2017 Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards yielded some great hotels to look into staying at if you’re ever in the romance capital. Let’s take a look at the top three (spoiler alert)! 1. La Réserve: Many tourists head to Paris to see all of the beautiful and iconic sites. This hotel gives you gorgeous views of many of those iconic monuments like the Eiffel Tower and Grand...

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The No-Fail Plan for Avoiding Toddler Meltdowns When You Travel

Bella Breakdown Are you planning on traveling with a toddler anytime soon? Here are some tips and tricks to help make your journey smooth sailing. 1. Pre-boarding? Forget about it! The less time your toddler spends cooped up in a buckled seat, the better. 2. Bring boxed milk. It doesn’t have to be refrigerated! 3. Skip the stroller in the terminal. The more they move, the more likely they will sit or sleep on the plane. 4. Maximize your fun at the airport. Some airports have museums or viewing decks where you can watch the planes take off. 5....

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This Bride And Grandmother’s Photoshoot Will Melt Your Heart

Bella Breakdown Having a loved one with cancer stirs up a lot of stressors and emotions for the entire family. Ellen Haynes has stage 4 breast cancer, and was fearful she would miss her granddaughter’s big day. The fear of not being able to dance with her granddaughter on her wedding night prompted Ellen to do a pre-wedding photoshoot with her bride-to-be granddaughter, and let’s just say, it’s not for the faint-hearted. This emotional photoshoot is a must see. Brittany, Ellen’s granddaughter, surprises her with a first look at her beautiful gown. The look on Ellen’s face is priceless....

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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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