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936 Saturdays

There are about 936 Saturdays to spend with your baby until he/she turns 18–from birth to when he/she is legally an adult–and possibly off to college and/or out of the house. 936 Saturdays. Factor in extra curricular activities, birthday parties, and the times that your kids will want to spend with friends–then suddenly you find […]

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Follow Your Bliss

This is me running at 39 weeks and 5 days pregnant. Well, it’s me taking a breather because I was 39 weeks pregnant. Running. In June. The bump was large and in charge. That’s the last time I ran during pregnancy. My adorable son was born a week later and my life became twice as […]

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Photo Credit to Carri Finkbeiner

How Gratitude Helps My Anxiety

The other night, I laid in bed wide awake, thinking of ALL.THE.THINGS I needed to do for the next week: Clean the house for the in-laws visiting Pack for myself and the kids for our beach vacation Reschedule some important appointments  Make doctors appointments for me and the kids Before I knew it, it was […]

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My daughter and I at the Northland Public Library sleepover in 2012.  Picture courtesy of TribLive.

Summer Reading: Great Library Activities

I’ve previously written about some great kids’ book series as well as some of our family’s favorite single books for kids.  Still need some ideas to get your kids interested in reading?  Here are three more ways to get the whole family involved through your local library. Battle of the Books This program is usually aimed at […]

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