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mom advice

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    Blended Family

    Stepmommy Judging

    For some people, hearing the word stepmom makes them cringe. I don’t know why this happens. Some people blame it on Disney, some people say it’s from “personal experience,” some insinuate it’s because of…

    January 18, 2018
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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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    Mom Stuff

    It Takes A Village

    “It takes a village”. This is undoubtedly one of the more clichéd parenting slogans, and yet I believe that it holds an abundance of truth. “How Mum, How in the world did you have…

    January 5, 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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    Blended Family

    Blended Families & The Holiday Season

    “It’s the most wonderful of the year…” Oh, the holidays. The time of year when your stress meter spikes into “I’m going to lose my shit at any minute” level. It doesn’t have to…

    December 14, 2017
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    Parenting

    A Way With Words

    “Honey? Hun? Hun?” I was being summoned. Pretty typical for a Saturday morning, only it wasn’t coming from its usual source. My three year old, Levi, had picked up on what my husband and…

    November 2, 2017
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    Parenting

    What Happened In Vegas

    Vegas. This week that word means something totally different than it usually does. It’s hard not to feel a little helpless these days, between natural disasters, terrorism, and seemingly ever-present violence I can’t help…

    October 4, 2017
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    Parenting

    Keeping Up With The Dress Up

    When I was growing up, we all jammed into the back of a station wagon, seatbelts-be-damned, and we were lucky if our parents actually came to a complete stop in front of the school…

    August 28, 2017
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    Food

    Melon Madness

    This Watermelon “pizza” recipe is one of my go-to summer snacks.  It’s an easy and fun way to get your kids to eat fruit and yogurt and takes advantage of the amazing summer fruit…

    August 15, 2017