In Case You Missed It:
Friday Roundup

Happy Friday, GEM readers! We sure hope you’ve all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and that you’re currently enjoying a turkey-induced coma. In case you missed any of the great topics we covered during this busy week, here’s a quick round up!

Creative Commons/Ryan Vaarsi

Creative Commons/Ryan Vaarsi

The Holiday Season is well underway and if you are feeling the stress, Alexis has her 10 From GEM: 10 Tips To Help You De-Stress During The Holidays! Take a look!


Dave talked about being a single dad in this week’s Our Story Begins: When the “Single” in Single Dad Sinks In.

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Rene gave us 4 Keys To A Kick- A** Day! in this week’s Monday Morning Motivation! Number two is the one I have the hardest time with. What’s yours?


In this month’s edition of Pixie Dust Central, I gave you a look at one of my very favorite hidden GEMs to enjoy at Walt Disney World if you’re heading there during the Holiday Season. It’s all about the gingerbread; Holiday Gingerbread Sculptures At The Walt Disney World Resort, that is! There’s even a video ~ check it out!

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Wendy shared an amazing experience she had as a single mom when her adult son witnessed her having somewhat of a meltdown. I’m not going to give anything away as this is a MUST READ piece for every parent; it brought tears to my eyes! Take a look at Single Mom Slice of Life: It’s Alright When Your Kid Sees You Struggle!


Julixa had a discussion about using those cute little harnesses on your kiddos. If you’ve ever used or thought about using them, Tales From A Twin Mom: Why My Children Are Harnessed is a must read.

Enjoy your weekend, everyone!