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mom instincts

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    Second baby

    Two and Through

    My youngest child is about to turn three, why do I suddenly want to have another baby? My husband and I decided that we were done after two. We put a lot of thought…

    October 26, 2017
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    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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    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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    For the Love of the Coach

    I love hockey. I grew up in a small town in Long Island and belonged to a winter sports club. Everyday after school my best friends and I would figure skate, drink hot chocolate…

    January 30, 2017
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    Advice New Mom Parenting

    Good Advice? Or the Right Advice?

    Pretty sure everyone can relate to this one… So you’re brand new to the “Mommy Scene”, clueless, a bit scared, and overwhelmed. Which pretty much makes you easy prey to all the “Experts”. All…

    January 23, 2017
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    Everything happens for a reason.  Do you believe that? Words I have said so many times as a cheap attempt to comfort myself, my child or a friend. However, now I really think these…

    January 16, 2017
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    Advice Mom Stuff Parenting

    That Mom

    I spent a lot of time thinking about what kind of mom I didn’t want to be. I observed, I judged, I made sweeping statements. Then I had a kid. I’m already doing things…

    January 5, 2017
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    Food Parenting

    Are There Tree Nuts In That?

    It all started on a sunny vacation in Florida. We were out for a walk when we decided to purchase a package of cashews as a light snack. My daughter who was one-and-a-half immediately…

    December 27, 2016
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    Advice Parenting

    Over Protective

    One of my first memories is a hazy one. Not hazy as in “I barely remember,” more like hazy as in “the air was filled with cigarette smoke.” I couldn’t have been more than…

    December 12, 2016
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    New Mom Relationships

    Mom Crush

    When you were young and crushing hard, it was usually on the boy who lives down the street or your older cousin’s best friend. After you have kids, however, the term crush takes on…

    November 14, 2016