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To My Friends Without Kids

To my old friends without kids, Once upon a time, our friendships were easy. Just plain easy. Conversations flowed, we could get together whenever and wherever we wanted for however long. But things have changed. There are things I want you to know… To my new friends without kids, You, whom I met after I had children, you […]

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How [Not] to Communicate with Your Daughter

We have all heard the cutesy names that mom-society has deemed fit for little kids with attitudes: terrible twos, threenager, fourmonal… Then children grow older and the names stop. An Instagram picture of an enraged child and #7YearOldMadAboutBeingGroundedFromtheiPad would not warrant the same reaction as a 3-year-old making the exact same same face with #threenager attached […]

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Teeth Brushing :: The Struggle is Real

If I were a bettin’ woman, I would bet you that two of my three children will each cry or throw a tantrum no fewer than twice a day. Guaranteed. I’m talking full on, actual tear-producing, foot stomping, tantrum. Ones that, more times than not, will result in a punishment of some sort. Something like no Kindle time […]

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Teaching Children to Give Back

Do small things with great love. -Mother Teresa- My son, Theo, is at the age where he is starting to become very aware of things in the world that surrounds him. As most three-year-olds do, he is often aware of what others have vs. what others do not have. Be it a fellow friend or […]

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Don’t Travel with Kids, But if You Do…

When it comes to traveling with kids, the first piece of advice I am giving you is simple: don’t. Anywhere. In a car, in a plane, on a bus… Just don’t do it. Stay home. Thanks for reading! But really… The reality is, you have to travel with kids or you will become a hermit […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Fun With Kids

Oh St. Patrick’s Day….you either celebrate it or you don’t. My husband is almost 100% Irish, so in our family its a fun day to plan and celebrate! If you usually go all out or if you have never celebrated before, I am here with a list of ideas that you can use from sun […]

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