Why Won’t My Teenager Get Out of Bed on Time?

Guest blog post written by: Sara Westgreen

How many times did you have to wake up your teen this morning? Two, three, four times?

My 15-year-old’s alarm went off for a solid half hour before I got him to roll out of bed — and I know I’m not the only mom of teenagers dealing with similar struggles. Teen sleep can be frustrating and difficult to understand. Teens often get inadequate sleep during the week, then sleep in late on the weekends. Typically, this is due to a shift in biological patterns and school start times.

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ORB™ Easter Basket Fillers

We love ORB™! 

They have such fun toys for kids and A LOT of toys are the perfect Easter Basket Fillers.


The products we are featuring are squishy, icky , slimy and most of all FUN!

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St. Patrick’s Day – 2018

We might not be Irish but we conquered being it for one day! 💚💚

As the saying goes, “everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day” and we enjoyed the festivities that came with it.

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Fill Your Cup

Raise your hand if you are struggling through bedtime this week?! I love the longer days, but this week has me questioning whether that love is enough…Sloane has been waking up at her normal time, which I thought would mean she would be going to sleep on schedule, boy was I wrong! Bedtime has been a fight involving lots of tears and hysterics. So, after about a week of these stressful nights, this mama needs to recharge.

So often when we think about health we think in terms of nutrition and exercise, but equally, if not more important is our mental and emotional well-being. As moms it is so easy to make this, our mental health, a low priority on the long list of people and things we take care of. However, as the saying goes “you can’t pour from an empty cup”.

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Shining Child- Aubri Krauss

We are so excited to announce that 10-year-old, Aubri Krauss of Centereach is our Shining Child of the Month!

Aubri is making a difference in our community and we are happy to support her mission and tell you the positive impact she is making one band-aid at a time.

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Read It Before You See Ready Player One!

Showcase Cinemas invites you to experience a 3D adventure too big for the real world when Ready Player One opens on March 29!

Enter for your chance to win a copy of the bestselling novel plus four tickets to see the movie at Showcase Cinemas!

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ALEX Spa Color Shift Ombré Nails

ALEX Spa Color Shift Ombré Nails are the girls favorite new polish!

Why? Because when their body temperature changes or we wash our hands the colors of our nails change and that is AWESOME!

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