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Toyota Prius: A Review

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“I wish they had this car when you were growing up,” my mother tells me. She’s talking about her new Prius. And she is in love. My mother raised us children in the era of THE BIG FAMILY TANK. She started with a station wagon in the late…
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How To Negotiate With Your Kids Without Giving In

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Life with kids often involves negotiation, whether we like it or not. The negotiation between you and your children can actually be an empowering experience for them if you structure it properly. Take, for example, this scenario: You are diligently…
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How to Attain Truly Effortless Beauty

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Watching an episode of the Real Housewives of the O.C. (or Beverly Hills) is mesmerizingly entertaining; but it can leave you yearning for just one housewife who isn’t always perfectly coifed, displays anything below a C cup, talks with…
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Super Easy, Super Tasty Summer Smoothies

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What's better than sipping on an ice-cold smoothie on a hot summer day? Whether you’re poolside minding the kids or stuck indoors doing laundry, smoothies offer a refreshing alternative to calorie-laden colas. All you need is a few ingredients,…
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How to Keep Your Ego in Check

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“If you want to reach a state of bliss, then go beyond your ego and the internal dialogue. Make a decision to relinquish the need to control, the need to be approved, and the need to judge. Those are the three things the ego is doing all…
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How to Pamper Yourself As a New Mom!

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When you’re busy being supermami it’s easy to forget to take care of yourself. Set aside at least one hour a week for a little nurturing and rejuvenation to replenish your inner resources. It is possible to treat yourself like a queen…
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Healthy, Summer BBQs Your Family Will Love

It’s summertime and the cooking is easy! This is the time of year when our diets are meant to be light. Mother Nature blesses us with lots of sunshine, greens galore, and an abundance of fruit. So why is it that we bog ourselves down with…
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Vipassana Meditation: Why Ten Days of Silence Will Calm any Latina

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No phones. No music. No writing. No reading. No talking. I began to digest the fact that this seemingly contemptuous litany of ‘no’s’ also meant: no whining, complaining, venting, tweeting, texting, blogging, blabbing, pinging, poking,…
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A Super Woman's Worth: Alexis Tirado

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This is the first in a series of stories on Daughters We Love. If you would like to nominate a daughter you love to be featured on Mamiverse, tell us about her. Alicia Keys sought to hire a special someone with spunk, who was also smooth…