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    Advice Parenting

    It’s OK to Make Mistakes

    When we first decided to start a family, I was sure my husband and I would make the most epic parents.  Overconfident?  Maybe just a little.  I did, after all, have my BA in…

    January 16, 2018
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    Advice

    The Good Doctor

    The summer before my freshman year of high school, I got a bug bite that almost resulted in brain damage. I know…it sounds insane…but if something like that can happen, odds are it will…

    January 3, 2018
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    Advice

    Trips Are For Kids

    I think you know the difference between a trip and a vacation but, in case you don’t, I’ll make the math real simple: Trip = WHOLE family travels to make memories and raise cultured…

    December 22, 2017
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    Advice

    Tips For A Chill Holiday Season

    I love me some Christmas. It’s the one holiday I feel all sorts of magical nostalgia. One song, one wiff of a live pine tree, one sip of a cup of hot chocolate shoots…

    December 18, 2017
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    Advice New Mom

    Baby Baggage

    Our first official holiday as a family of three was to Hawaii for 7 days to visit my uncles. Little did we know, baby baggage in every sense of the word, was already throwing…

    November 9, 2017
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    Advice Parenting

    JOMO: The Joy Of Missing Out

    “I’ll see you tomorrow at Jake’s birthday,” I casually commented to one of the moms after preschool last Friday. “Oh, I can’t be bothered to rush to the toy store to buy some stupid piece of plastic…

    October 3, 2017
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    Advice Parenting

    JOMO: The Joy Of Missing Out

    “I’ll see you tomorrow at Jake’s birthday,” I casually commented to one of the moms after preschool last Friday. “Oh, I can’t be bothered to rush to the toy store to buy some stupid piece of plastic…

    July 17, 2017
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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