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My Almost Empty Nest

When our children are born we mark all the milestones. The first words, first steps, potty training, and first day of school. I was so happy when my oldest entered high school, because in 4 short years I would begin the process of  “emptying my nest.”  I spent 18 years loving and protecting him. I […]

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World Prematurity Day

  On this day, where we bring awareness to premature births, I find myself full of differing emotions. Over five years ago, after a very tumultuous  pregnancy, the doctors decided to do an emergency C-section. It was a very scary time for me. I knew that delivering the baby at 29 weeks gestation brought a lot […]

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Ten Kid-Friendly Dog Breeds

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” – Anatole France There is plenty of compelling evidence in favor of kids growing up with dogs. Helping to care for a pet can teach children responsibility, patience and compassion. If you’ve been thinking of adding a dog to your family there is a […]

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Little Victories

Today, my four-year-old colored in the lines AND colored something all the way in. He was very proud of himself. For a bit of background, my four-year-old is a perfectionist: if he can’t do something perfectly the first time, he shuts down and often refuses to try again for weeks. Last Christmas, we got him […]

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