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The First 10 days of Trying Whole30

So, what is Whole30? Whole30 is a 30 day plan of being completely and totally sugar free. Seriously. Sugar free. Black coffee. NO SUGAR. It’s only whole foods. And usually described as some kind of gastro-reset. Other things not included on Whole30 include dairy, legumes, grains, and alcohol. Basically you’re allowed meat, veggies, fruit, and […]

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Mom Deja Vu

Everyone has experienced Deja Vu at some point in their lives. Lately, I have been experiencing something I can only describe as Mom Deja Vu. Every morning, I make a cup of coffee to take in the car as we drive to school. As I loaded up the car and started to back out of […]

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Welcome to our Seder!

Seder can mean two different things: either the Seder, the prayer service, or the meal after. Both are beautiful traditions: full of sounds, smells, and tastes, often not together at any other time, but they are actually both part of the whole. The Passover Meal is “the Seder.”  Since we don’t live in Israel, we […]

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Teaching Kids about Diversity through Children’s Books

The AAP recommends that parents read books to their kids from BIRTH through **at least** Kindergarten. Evidence has shown, time and again, that children who are read to, especially at that young age, experience stronger parent-child relationships AND learn valuable language and reading skills. Win-win.  As a white parent, it has always been easy to […]

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Your Body :: It’s Worth It!

Pregnancy gave me two things – a brand new baby and a brand new body. One thrilled me a bit more than the other, especially with swimsuit season looming just around the corner. You can probably guess which one. So go ahead. Ask me if I’d prefer a flatter tummy. Or pre-breastfeeding boobs (hey girls!). […]

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Does Facebook Think I’m a Bad Mom?

I post about my kid on Facebook a lot. So, it is no surprise that my feed is littered with parenting articles. Some of them are useful and interesting, and some even mildly amusing such as, “Try These Toddler Lunch Ideas” and “Three Easy Steps to Potty Train Your Toddler.” I read them occasionally when one […]

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