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A Toast To Cartoons

May 5th is National Cartoonists Day, so it seems fitting, being a Moms’ blog and all, to discuss what our favorite cartoons are. Seeing as I can only speak for the people in this house, I can only use our personal experiences to put a little cheer in your day. Now we can go either […]

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Look Deeper

Where did my baby go? And who the heck is this man-child standing in front of me? Also, what the heck do I do with him? My perspective on autism has definitely evolved as my son has grown. I remember first writing about this tiny little boy who had three-hour meltdowns, ate things off the […]

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Limiting Screen Time With Less Effort

So what color are your children’s eyes? Or your husband’s? Go ahead, I’ll give you a minute to think about it if you can’t remember. If you can’t, I’m not going to judge. I honestly can’t blame you. It’s likely because your family looks just like this. This is 2/5 of my own family. Trying […]

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Human Rights and the Right to an Education

On this day in 1948, the United States General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human rights. Two years later, all states and invited organizations were invited to declare December 10th as Human Rights Day. So today is a day to stand up for someone who doesn’t have a voice? Who will you stand for? […]

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Being Thankful… and Giving Back

When it comes to the holidays this year, I am determined to make sure my children have a different perspective. Our family went through some major struggles last year and we were on the receiving end of some major help not only during the holiday season, but throughout the past year as well. This year […]

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Turning 40: Becoming Older and Wiser

People try to make some huge deal out of turning 40, but I see it as a much quieter milestone. It almost feels like leaving one life behind and starting a new one. You really do leave this youthful, immature way of thinking and acting behind and just say “enough.” You just don’t have time […]

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