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parenthood

  • ml_oktomakemistakes
    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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    Parenting

    The Hard Questions

      At least once a day, I get thrown a curveball by one of my kids… A question I can’t answer, a situation I can’t explain, a fear I can’t quell. In this time…

    January 8, 2018
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    Parenting

    Keeping Score

    I read an article the other day about the invisible work mothers do. It was a very real excerpt from a woman about why we so often feel overwhelmed and I sat there and…

    August 24, 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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    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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    Advice Parenting

    Life’s Little Lessons

    Just yesterday, my son (in typical three-year-old boy fashion) started the morning by being a bit naughty. Levi, “I stated firmly, “please don’t do that.” With pride in his little eyes he said to…

    January 2, 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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    Blended Family

    Blended Families and 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 5, 2016