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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
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    Parenting

    The Clothes Make The Kid

    Baby clothes might just be the best thing about becoming a parent. The styles we love, only way, way tinier. Nothing is cuter than a toddler in skinny jeans, I mean come on. Or…

    April 20, 2017
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    Parenting

    School Drama

    We’re currently in the midst of preschool application/acceptance season. And it’s effing nuts. I’m too exhausted to get into the whole shitstorm of how it works but I have a lot to say about…

    April 4, 2017
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    Blended Family Parenting

    When 2 + 1 = 5

    One of the questions I asked my husband on our first date was “Do you want to have any more kids?” I know what you’re thinking. That’s a pretty risky thing to ask on…

    March 13, 2017
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    Parenting

    The Art of Toddler Conversation

    There’s a lot of noise in our home. From the waking sounds of the human alarm clock (a.k.a Noé calling out “Mummy! Daddy!” over the monitor), to the soft humming of the air purifier…

    February 23, 2017
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    Advice Parenting

    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,…

    February 20, 2017