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I Hope She Knows

The morning of my daughter’s 15-month appointment, I cried in the kitchen. She still wasn’t saying any words consistently and I was embarrassed to tell the doctor. Was she behind? Was it my fault? Was I not teaching her enough? Was I a bad mom? One night a week later, I searched Pinterest for “activities […]

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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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Sandwich Parents

I’m an at home mom in transition. I have two kids in middle school and one in college. I put my career on hold years ago and now I feel unmarketable. I have many skills, gifts and talents coupled with amazing ideas and half started and unfinished businesses of my own. This stage is something […]

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Bedtime Enforcer

When it comes to parenting, I’m pretty laid back about most things, but when it comes to bedtime, there is no negotiation at my house. I am not here to judge other parents routines because I  feel like bedtime and sleep is unique for every child. Bedtime at our house is 7:00 all the time. […]

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