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Insta Welcome

Thanks for visiting me from Instagram! I blog about parenting, education, crafts, and family travel.

What is the blog Mama Smiles all about, and who runs it? Get the details on this parenting blog and its creator. #parenting #mamasmiles #mommyblog #parentingblog

About MaryAnne and this Blog

I live in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, with my husband Mike and our four kids, born in 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2012. I’m a huge advocate for learning through play, finding joy in the simple things of life, lifelong learning, and personal creativity.

My four most recent posts are always featured on my home page. You can also search for posts by typing in the little “search the site” box at the top of this page.

Top Posts You May Enjoy

Here are some of my most popular posts that you may enjoy reading:

Finding Featured Products from Instagram

If you’re looking for a product I featured on Instagram, check out my Influencer shop – and feel free to message me via my FB page if you don’t find it there. You may also want to check out my book blog, Great Family Reads, as well as my toy recommendation blog, Top Toy Finds.

Learn more on my about page.

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