e.z flush? Yes, please!

When we replaced our water-guzzling toilet with a dual-flush, nobody told me how easily they clogged, especially if you live in a house with older plumbing. Nobody told me how frustrating kids wiping their own butts would become. I had no idea until it was installed and we invested in two plungers, because one style wasn't always enough to do the job. No cushy Cottonelle allowed in this house! #MajestaEZ

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Books For Boys

The love of a good book is a gift I want to pass along to my boys. Every year, I take a great deal of pleasure in planning what books will be under the tree on Christmas morning. I start making my long list in January, cut it in half by August, and whittle it down to a dozen or so by November. This is what was under our tree this year...

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Not So Sensitive!*

Mornings can be hard. Mornings are even harder when you are immersed in an environment of controlled chaos, with kids are loudly racing around making lunches and looking for school bags, and you brew your cup of coffee -- liquid fortitude against the morning onslaught -- and that first sip of hot coffee makes your front teeth throb. Do you have sensitive teeth like me? Do you want to take the #ColgateSensitive Pro-Relief Challenge?

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He's A Very Useful Engine*

One of my favourite moments of the day is when we curl up on the couch or his bed with a pile of books and read without the distraction of his big brothers. Reading has always been my favourite way to unwind, and it is a gift I want to pass along to my children. Thomas & Friends stories feature strongly, as with his brothers at this age, and revisiting the familiar stories brings back memories of all the other times I've read them with a little boy on my lap.

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