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Advice From My L&D Nurse

The past two weeks leading up to the due date of this post have been stressful… to say the least. My children are adorable, sweet babies, but there are two of them under two. When one cries, the other cries for my attention and they have gotten the art of not napping together down perfectly. […]

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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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