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Alice Astourian is the Family Editor for Miss A. She is a very happy stay at home mom with a 1-year-old son. She has been happily married for almost 7 years. She loves sharing her ideas and adventures with others. She considers herself a savvy shopper, cook/baker, wife, and woman. She has a BA in Social Welfare and has classroom and research experience. She enjoys reading, writing, photography and spending time with her family.

Cold Season Made Easy With Simply Saline By ARM And HAMMER Plus Giveaway

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Simply Saline (Photo Credit: ArmAndHammer.com)

With Fall creeping in on us (slowly in Southern California), there are a lot of germs floating around. Cold season has been infiltrating my house for two months now! My son just started preschool, so he always has a runny nose or a cough. My husband suffers from […]

Keeping Your Home Fresh With ARM & HAMMER: Review And Tips

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Ultra Power 4x Laundry Detergent Photo Credit: armandhammer.com

These days I feel like all I do is laundry. My son is in the process of being potty trained. Even though it has been a few months, he is still having accidents, which is making my laundry load even bigger and unfortunately messier! It […]

Review Of The Adventures Of Maddie By Monyetta Shaw

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The tell of a great book is when my son wants to read it more than twice a day! The Adventures of Maddie by Monyetta Shaw is a wonderfully cheerful look at life through the eyes of a young girl named Maddie. Meeting Maddie has definitely been an adventure my […]

Royal Baby Nursery Design Inspiration

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As we patiently (ok, impatiently) await the arrival of the Royal Baby, It’s fun to think about how the Duchess of Cambridge will be decorating her nursery. We can all imagine the lavishness in which the Royal Baby will grow up. Of course the Royal […]

Summer Style Tips & Picks Under $100 For Moms

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It’s summer and the stores are filled with tons of cute, sometimes impractical, clothes for moms. Here are some summer style tips for fashionable moms. Clothing that is cute, comfortable and clothes you can run around in!

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Maxi Dresses: Easy to throw on and have lots of style, […]

DIY Gifts And Ideas For Celebrating Father’s Day

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Checkout these DIY gifts and ideas for celebrating Father’s Day. […]

Review Of Patty’s Secret A Tale Of A Girl With Food Allergies By Leneille Moon

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Patty’s Secret By Leneille Moon

This is a special book, not only because it is written by one of our own Miss A writers, Leneille Moon, but because it is an informative book. Patty’s Secret: A Tale of A Girl With Food Allergies is a book that takes a creative approach on spreading […]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For The Special Moms In Your Life


Here are a few Mother’s day gift ideas for the special Mom’s in your life. […]

The Red Apple Reading Program Helps Children Learn to Read

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The Red Apple Reading program is here to help teach children how to read! It is a useful tool in assisting children ages 4-10 who are reading below a 3rd grade reading level. […]

Review of Jessica Alba’s The Honest Life: Living Naturally And True To You


The goal of The Honest Life is to inform you on how to make choices for your family that are safe from toxins, Eco-Friendly, functional, yet still stylish so you can start living naturally. […]

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