5 Emotional Lessons from the Movie ‘Inside Out’

Inside Out SadnessThe first time I saw the Pixar film Inside Out, I had to hold back an all-out convulsive sob. My 7-year-old son, whose caring, sensitive soul constantly amazes me, looked up at me to see tears streaming down my face, and the pace of his own tears quickened. We saw the film a second time with my mother and 91-year-old grandmother, and four generations of tears flowed. The smartest and saddest movie Pixar has ever made, Inside Out comes to Blu-Ray Nov. 3 so you can cry with as many members of your family as you want in the comfort of your own home. Continue reading “5 Emotional Lessons from the Movie ‘Inside Out’”

My Name is Shelby & I’m a Former #MommyBlogger

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Don’t call me a cheapskate. I’m not one of those extreme couponers who walk out of the drugstore with 30 tubes of toothpaste having paid only $3. The drugstore didn’t have 30 tubes, so I bought five and left one on the shelf for good karma. I became a self-proclaimed deal maven five years ago when I started a mommy blog FatHeadDog.com. My son had just been born and I couldn’t believe such small things (aka children) cost big bucks.

I wasn’t alone. In 2008 when I began blogging, there were an estimated 15,000 mommy blogs, talking about everything from diapers and deals to Down syndrome and postpartum depression. Today, according to Babble.com, 14 percent of all U.S. moms are mommy bloggers.

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