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    Parenting

    Just Do It

    Last week my husband and I went camping. Like, outside. With our toddler. And our three month old. I’m sure many of you are laughing, some others think we’re nuts and even more are…

    August 18, 2017
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    Parenting

    Kids Will Be Kids

    I have a confession to make – it doesn’t take a whole lot to ruffle my feathers.  As much as I long to be, I am not the kick your feet up, let you…

    August 16, 2017
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    Parenting

    Potty In The U.S.A.

    Sometimes it’s hard to draw the line of over sharing. My kids aren’t old enough to run things by and I constantly struggle with the desire to help other moms without greatly embarrassing my…

    August 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…

    July 17, 2017
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    Parenting

    Stranger Danger

    Talking to my child about safety from other humans is a topic I wish I never had to address.  The “what ifs” make me want to pack up our family of four and move…

    June 15, 2017
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    Mom Stuff Parenting

    Sleep Is For Suckers

      I’m currently hiding under a blanket in my son’s room writing this. I swear I wasn’t always this crazy…but not sleeping through the night for fourteen months can do that to a person.…

    June 8, 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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    Mom Stuff Parenting

    Starting Over

    Lately I’ve been feeling like a kid again.. not in the “candy store” kind of way, but rather the awkward tween phase. Turns out, relocating and having to make new friends in your 30s…

    May 18, 2017
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    Parenting

    Screen Time

    There are a few things we all vow when we become mothers: only organic and unprocessed foods will ever cross our kids lips, we will never give them juice and television/ iPads will be…

    May 4, 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