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Hold Up! Not All Parents are Ready for School to Start

By the time August rolls around, most parents seem to be willing the days away and begging for school to begin.   The gist of the pictures and comments on social media parents basically read – “When are the kids returning to school?! Ahh!”  Maybe you’ve seen this recent article and picture?! http://www.insideedition.com/headlines/24874-mom-takes-hilarious-swimming-pool-photo-to-celebrate-kids-returning-to-school Admittedly this picture made me snort laugh, however […]

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6 Life Lessons I’m Learning From My Two-Year-Old

My son will be turning two this month and boy am I getting a glimpse of what’s to come! Every day Liam pronounces new words, masters a new skill. Every day we discover facets of his developing personality: determined, loving, and oh so funny. But… with these developments come many, many challenges. My job, as a mom, is no longer […]

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I Get it Now {Things I Know Now That I’m a Mom}

  It was my first night home with my new baby boy. I’d been in the hospital for a week, and I was exhausted. You know that new mom exhaustion? The- wow-I-can’t-believe-I-ever-thought-I-was-tired-before-this-please-hook-me-up-to-an-IV-of-coffee- tired? I was that. And a hormonal, emotional mess. I’d had a tough pregnancy, a tough induction, and a tough delivery. I wanted […]

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More Than a Mommy

I’d like to start by saying that I love being a mother. I always knew I’d like it, I mean once I was out of my partying twenties and actually decided that I wanted to have children. But I had no idea that one day just watching my daughter feed herself dinner would fill me […]

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This Holiday Season, Teach Your Kids to be Givers

My household experiences what I like to call the “Triple Whammy” at the end of each year: one daughters’ birthday three days before Christmas, followed by the holidays, followed by the other daughter’s birthday shortly thereafter.  After which point, a quick perusal through our home would lead you to believe that Amazon Prime had a […]

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What I Learned In My First Year Of Parenthood

My son’s first birthday has been full of opportunities to reflect and reminisce about where we were from pre-pregnancy to the present. That reflection, as well as sharing stories with other moms and pregnant friends, has led me these takeaways from year one. Go With The Flow My birth plan was to deliver naturally without pain medication, with […]

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