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Anne Murlowski

Annie is a lifestyle blogger from the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains. She lives just outside Denver with her husband Drew and their Corgi Rogue. Offline she works as a marketing manager specializing in digital marketing and social media. You can find Annie, and her passion for all things Colorado, DIY, Cooking and Decor at RockyMtnBliss. or on Twitter at @RockyMtnBliss.

12 Treats to Eat While Cheering for Team USA

Thanks to the time change between South Korea and the United States, families can enjoy Olympic coverage all day long. From watching luge competitors barrel down the track at 80 miles per hour to holding your breath wondering if the freestyle snowboarders are going to stick the landing, there is no shortage of excitement throughout the three weeks of athleticism and competition.

While most of us are not planning on competing in any Olympic sports in the near future, you can show your fervor for Team USA by indulging in some patriotic treats throughout the games. Whip up some of these snacks and enjoy your arm chair coaching alongside Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, no bedazzled microphone required.

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Intention Setting vs. Resolutions

Nearly one month into 2018 and chances are if you resolved to make a change in the new year, you’ve already failed. On average only 8 percent of resolutions are kept throughout the year. Not to be all doom and gloom, there is hope if you are ready to make a change for the better.

Created at the start of the new year, resolutions are typically formed from a negative standpoint, starting at looking at ways to correct perceived shortcomings. Relationship Coach Jonathan Bennett believes this is why the failure rate for resolutions is so high.

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How to include your kids in your wedding

It’s no surprise that men and women both are waiting until later in life to tie the knot. With childhoods full of the negative impact of divorce and concerns about the necessity of the institution, millennial families are taking a more unique path to marriage than their parents.

A 2013 study found that the average age for marriage is 27 for women and 29 for men, up 5 years from the average in 1990 and 7 years since 1960. While the age of marriage has consistently increased with time, the age of first child has not, staying stable at 25 years old. 

As a result, more and more couples are celebrating their vows alongside their children, giving them a fun story to tell for years to come!

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The benefits of free cord blood banking

The business of staying healthy has become a billion dollar industry. From high cost prescriptions to elective cosmetic procedures, the range of available medical investments is unending.

What if someone told you for just a few hundred dollars each year, you could invest in having a perfectly matched set of stem cells approved for treating over 80 medical conditions, ranging from leukemia to lymphoma. It’s a minimal cost, helping the guarantee the health of your child for years to come.

Even with the benefits, and the low cost, this article isn’t here to tell you that you should pay to make this investment. Public cord blood banking is 100% free and helps ensure that the precious and valuable stem cells can go directly to a family in dire need of medical assistance.

Donating cord blood is a safe and painless procedure that can save lives.

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Momtreprenur 101: Moms Get Shit Done

When the laundry is piled high, the baby is crying and the UPS man is knocking at the door, Moms are the women you can count on to calm the baby, start the wash and politely sign for packages all while completing two dozen cupcakes for the school bake sale she found out about that morning. No matter the workload, chaos or number of items on her to do list, Moms, just like you, are the ladies we turn to to get sh!t done.

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Gifts for the Traveling Family

Traveling as a family is a memory to cherish. From taking the littlest babies to visit grandparents across the country for the first time, to traveling abroad with teenagers, there is no better way to forge unforgettable memories than by experiencing travel as a family. Holiday gifts that encourage wanderlust will inspire your favorite traveler to start planning their next bucket list excursion with you in mind. Daily Mom has done our research to select the best gifts to give the travelers in your life this merry season.

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5 Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

As smart devices become commonplace at younger ages every year, establishing a family mindset for internet safety can help keep your kiddos out of harm’s way. Schools have begun using technology, so your tech savvy children are going to want to learn and interact online at home the same way they do on campus. With the wild west of the internet, determining how to get started on managing a child’s internet access can be daunting. We’ve put together a quick set of tips help guide the rules you set within your home.

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Momtreprenuer 101: Making money on Amazon Merch

Did you know that Amazon offers a fun way to sell products without actually operating a store front? Amazon Merch is a print on demand service that empowers entrepreneurs to design shirts and sell online without having to deal with any of the complexities of fulfillment.

While there are many options that allow individuals to print designs for sale on etsy or a personal website, Amazon Merch is the only platform that integrates directly into the Amazon market, allowing your designs to be found and sold through one of the most popular online retailers.

We’ve broken down how Amazon Merch works and what steps you need to take to sign up.

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