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Toddler YouTube Craze

My toddler watches the strangest videos on YouTube. At first, I thought he was insane. After talking to more and more moms, I’ve realized he’s not the only one obsessed with the “surprise eggs” and toy review videos. Yes, I am well aware that screen time is not the best thing for my toddler. However, […]

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PMB Monthly Round-up :: October 2017 (PART 1)

The sky is getting darker, the air is getting chillier and the season of fall is fully upon us. We’re trying to take advantage of the last nice days to be outdoors before we are bundling-up in scarves and mittens. October is a big month for outdoor and indoor activities. Enjoy this list we have […]

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Recipe: Baked Balsamic Chicken

I am not the greatest chef! Therefore, I love quick and easy dinner ideas. The main reason I love this dish is because it’s so versatile. You can make it light and healthy with lots of veggies or hearty with some pasta.  Ingredients: Chicken Balsamic Glaze Vegetables  Salt  Pepper Seasoning Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 […]

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Recipe: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies 2017-09-21 15:54:07 The perfect fall treat! These cake-like cookies combine the delicious flavors of pumpkin pie and chocolate. Write a review Save Recipe Print For about 2 1/2 dozen cookies 1 cup canned pumpkin (or fresh pumpkin) 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup butter 1 egg 2 cups flour (use a [...]
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Memories Matter

Every 68 seconds, someone develops Alzheimer’s disease.  Alzheimer’s is known as a family disease because the stress of watching a family member  slowly decline affects everyone. Everyone responds to its effects differently…. Did you know that Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States? Alzheimer’s is the only cause of death […]

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To the Parents of My Kids’ Friends

And suddenly I find myself here again: at the beginning of another school year.  I’m not sure exactly when or how it happened, but I now have a daughter in eighth grade and a son in fifth grade. The messages that I have been receiving from social media, the schools and other parents as this new […]

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Mommy Rules, Stop Shaming Yourself

Hey, you… other mom… psssst…. I see you. I see you hiding in your car. The only place you get a few minutes to yourself while your kids are asleep in the backseat. I see you getting drive thru just so you can have two minutes of peace where the kids are snacking in the backseat on […]

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I Married a Micromanager

Ok, so the title may make it seem like my husband is horrible – but in reality he is a kind, sweet, loving man and an awesome father….he just likes some things to be done in a particular way.  For example, the other morning, I was writing a list up on the dry erase board […]

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