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Mom’s Taxi Cab Confessions

This is my minivan. These are my children. Count them: one, two, three, four, five. Five siblings in one minivan. Five siblings who are involved in a slew of different activities, which means we spend most of our evenings cooped up in a small space. A curious thing happens when we step into the minivan […]

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Save the Worst for Mom

You know the drill– you have been texting your baby sitter throughout date night asking how your little devils oops I mean lovely children are doing. “They are angels!” she gushes. You shrug and check back a couple more times. “They are playing together so nicely!” Hmmmmm, ok?   Fast forward a couple hours later […]

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Positive Discipline

  “Because I said so!” “Keep crying and I’ll give you something to cry about!” Many of us heard these rants countless times throughout our childhood and adolescence. Coupled with such tirades was the discipline structure of punishment and rewards. As the mother of a 3 year old and 1 year old, it didn’t take […]

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How To Tolerate Your Toddler

Here we are in the beginning of the toddler years where we are learning how to parent between the temper tantrums, attitude problems, and everything in between. Our son is an independent, stubborn two year old. His new found toddler attitude is coming out in full force. With all this attitude it makes life a little […]

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