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Precocious Puberty

My eight-year-old daughter is trapped in an eleven-year old’s body; no joke. My daughter moved in with us when she was four years old when we were still in the pre-adoptive stage. I noticed she had a bottle of deodorant. I didn’t think she was old enough for that yet, so I put it up in […]

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Just Take the Compliment

On a recent trip to the Midwest to visit family, we took a slight detour to a state park to stretch our legs and explore a new place. Platte River State Park in southeast Nebraska has a sweet little waterfall a short hike from the parking area, which provided us the perfect diversion to break […]

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I Just Bought a Mom Car:: Crossing Items off the Pre-Baby To-Do List

I am over the half-way mark in my pregnancy, and I am in full-on, Type-A planner mode. I’m slashing home improvement projects from my To-Do List on the daily. I’m researching and adding items to our registry list like a boss. My work calendar is fully calendared through May 15 (the Do Not Travel cut […]

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The Four Stages of Planning a Birthday Party.

BC (before children), I did not realize that the first few birthday parties of your child’s life were not about the kids themselves. No, no. These parties are all about the adults in the room. Bonus points if your party is Pinterest-worthy. Moms may mislead you – really, the bounce house seems like it was rented […]

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What I’ll Miss

I have this parenting app on my phone. Shocking, right? I honestly don’t remember what it is called, but basically it sends me a text message once a week asking me a question about one of my three children. Usually, it’s simple things: Does Semmes sleep with a night-light? Does Cooper like to dance? Things […]

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The Perfect Gift :: Our Generation! {PLUS $100 Target Giveaway!}

This post is sponsored by Battat, makers of Our Generation Dolls. However, the views and opinions expressed in this post are 100% genuine and ours! According to my daughter, no trip to Target is complete without a stop in the toy department. She could spend hours in the Our Generation Doll displays, looking at all the […]

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