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    How to Live with a Teenager!!

    Many parents would agree that their child’s teenage years are harder to cope with than all the sleepless nights when they were a baby, or the tantrums they threw when they went through the “terrible twos” phase. There’s something monumentally frustrating about a child who is not yet an adult refusing to listen to your advice, follow the rules and stay out of trouble. A lot of the time you feel that level of frustration because you know only too well what being a teenager was like, and the regrets you may have from when you were that age. Why can teenagers be so difficult to live with, and what’s…

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    Happy Monday!!

    I know I usually send you a Happy Sunday….. but I was being lazy. That and a I purchased a new theme for PBnWhine.  What do you think?  I even changed out the headers! Updated some of the pictures.  I’m very excited about the header, that’s from my master-bedroom balcony. What a VIEW!! I have to admit I just do NOT get tired of staring out into the horizon! I’ve been playing with the blog AND with my camera over the weekend. So here are a few shots for the week! I swear everyday this view just takes my breath away! Okay, that’s all for today. I’m off to help…

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    How To Choose A Dentist For Your Child!

    As a parent, your child’s health is one of your top priorities. When it comes to their medical care, you take your child to a pediatrician – a doctor who specializes in working with children. The same should apply to dentistry. Rather than taking them to a regular dentist, you should consider taking them to a pediatric dentist like the Phoenix dentist, that will take your child from their first visit through orthodontics and everything in between. The best time for a child to start seeing the dentist is the minute that they start getting teeth. A pediatric dentist can examine your child’s smile, making sure that the teeth are…

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    Tips For Achieving A Great Garden!!

    A garden is a place where one must feel comfortable while still enjoying the beauty around the place. It should not be hard to navigate through large plants with leaves brushing across your face. A great garden is one where you will find it relaxing to sit in or have company over for garden tea sessions and one where you can walk around comfortably. You must ensure that you select the best landscape for the size of garden you have, as well as the right flowers to fill the place. Here are some tips on how to achieve a great garden. Make Sure Your Pathways Are Wide Enough Your pathways…

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    The Craft Room Of My Dreams!!

    It’s happening!! It’s really happening!! We sat down with Suzanne over at the Ponderay Home Depot and started designing my craft room! I can actually SEE it!! I have to tell you Suzanne is amazing! She seems to just KNOW what to add and where to add cupboards, drawers and shelves.  So, here is my craft room now. Just a plain empty (sorta) room. Here is the first picture as you come down the stairs: I love the wall sconces (thank you Rosie!! I was hungry!. I adore the view straight ahead!! To the left; that first door is the laundry room. Side note here; the house is huge! The…

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    Cool Family-Friendly Home Design Ideas You Should Consider!!

    There were around 6.8 million families with three or more children living in the same household in 2017. Designing homes that are family-friendly is a challenge that can be met by introducing concepts and styles that will accommodate the needs of everyone. It’s like vacationing in an RV and making sure that every member of the family feels comfortable and has a space or corner inside the home. Here are some ideas to consider. The Living Room to Celebrate Family Life Whether it is to receive guests, entertain or huddle as a family, the living room is one of the most oft used spaces in your home. It is the place where…

  • Tips To Help You Have Better Sleep!

    Ever wonder about those guys that work until late and are among the first to arrive at the office and looking refreshed? We all envy them and wonder what’s special about them. How do they do it? We all need to sleep at some point. Sleeping is vital to our health and overall well-being. But in as much as we should get plenty of shut-eye, it does not mean that we quit our jobs because we have to be up early to get to the office, or that we forgo certain activities such as the weeknight concert. What matters is not so much the quantity of sleep you get but…