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    Advice Mom Stuff

    Traveling Circus

    When my first baby was 4 months old, my husband and I took him from Vancouver to Australia. He didn’t make a peep for the entire 15-hour flight. My husband, on the other hand,…

    July 5, 2017
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    Advice Mom Stuff

    The Nanny Pursuit

    Finding a nanny is some serious biz-nass. So much so, I could write a book about it, and I feel like one of the lucky ones! I mean, you are basically recruiting a total…

    June 12, 2017
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    Advice Parenting

    Girl Time

    Ashlyn was 4.5 years old when we went from 3 to Shea party of 4. Meaning she had plenty of time to get good and spoiled. So, when her little brother entered the picture,…

    May 30, 2017
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    Advice Parenting

    Mind Your Tot & I’ll Mind Mine

    Unfortunately, it’s happened on several occasions. Noé and I will be out in some public, kid-friendly space, and then inevitably, another (usually bigger, but not always) kid will decide that they can’t live without…

    April 24, 2017
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    Advice Food

    The Madness Called Mealtime

    Until you live with a tiny human (or a couple of them), you have no idea how harrowing mealtime can actually be.  I envisioned my sweet family gathered around the table, laughing, talking about…

    April 12, 2017
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    Advice New Mom

    The Post Baby Body – 6 weeks, My Ass

    Snapping Back Isn’t Real When You Don’t Recognize Your Own Body. Three years ago, I decided to push myself physically for the first time. I trained and ran the LA Marathon and it was…

    April 3, 2017
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    Advice New Mom Relationships

    Friends With Mom Benefits

    Watching little kids make friends might just be the cutest and most heartbreaking thing in the world. Some are fearless, oblivious to the impending possibility of rejection. Others are tentative and shy, perhaps having…

    March 27, 2017
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    Advice New Mom Relationships

    Dear Friends and Family

    So your daughter in-law, best friend, daughter, son and/or sister just had their first baby.  Congrats to them!  Here are a few things for you to remember as the one that you love braves…

    March 16, 2017