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10 Must-Haves for Road Trips With Kids

It’s almost time of year! The holidays are quickly approaching, and that means everyone will be traveling to grandparents’ houses, aunts’ and uncles’ houses, and a lucky few will even being going on vacation! Over the past five years, my husband and I have developed a rather comprehensive “must-have” list when it comes to traveling down […]

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Choose Kindness

“You can’t come to my birthday party…” I know every mom on the planet has heard this phrase in some form – whether your child was on the saying or receiving end. Kindness is an invaluable trait and as a mom, it is my job to raise kind children who encourage, help, serve and befriend […]

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I Put My Kids to Bed Early… And I Love It

Confession: I put my children to bed early.  Like really early. Like before the sun goes down early. When my son was born, a friend passed on a “first year schedule” to me that was my security blanket as I navigated the different life stages with a newborn, baby, and toddler. Even though the nap times and […]

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2 Kids in 19 Months – My Honest Feelings

2 Under 2 Baby Bunching Cluster Babies Irish Twins If your children are close in age (less than 2 years apart), I’m sure you have heard these terms before. With our first child, we struggled for almost 2 years to conceive.  With my second child, I was nursing my first and in shock that we […]

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Disability or Possibility?

As an educator, the hardest thing to do is tell parents that their child is struggling.  Whether the struggle manifests itself through behavior or math, reading, and writing deficits – you want nothing more than to take the struggle away. When you hear the term learning disability, what comes to your mind? Did you know […]

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Working Mom Sanity Savers

Let me start off by saying that this is not going to be a post about how working moms work harder than stay-at-moms or a post about my feelings of having to do it all. That’s just not beneficial, and this isn’t going to be a vent or an essay about how one way of mothering […]

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