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From Only to Oldest

My due date is right around the corner and baby number two will be arriving any day. What I was expecting to feel at this point was the “nesting” instinct – the one that inspires you to deep clean every corner of your home and organize to the point of absurdity. And while I have […]

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Why I Requested Early Intervention for My Son (Even Though He’s Meeting All His Milestones)

Early intervention services are critical tools for babies and young children who need a little extra help meeting physical or developmental milestones. Therapists use a variety of strategies centered around play to help babies walk, encourage toddlers to talk, assist young children in mastering fine and gross motor skills, and so much more. Did you […]

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Goal Chaser Mom

                One of the biggest challenges of being a stay-at-home mom doesn’t involve my children at all. It doesn’t even involve being a mom. In fact, it’s just the opposite. Since leaving my full-time writing job two and a half years ago, I’ve felt like I’ve been floating. Directionless and a little lost. And while […]

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Childbirth, tougher than you think!

I was exactly three weeks away from my due date with my third baby when I came upon an article in my newsfeed entitled, “Deadly Deliveries” by USA Today. As one would imagine this probably wouldn’t be the ideal reading material for an expecting mama ready to pop, but I clicked anyway. As I read […]

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What Time Is It? Getting (back) Into a Bedtime Routine After Summer’s Schedule.

Is your household still adjusting to getting back on a schedule after summer break? Or even starting a school schedule if this is your child/children’s first year in school? I know about two weeks ago we had a proverbial “oh shoot!” moment when we were two days away from Pre-K orientation and had thought about […]

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2018-2019 Season: Citizens Bank Children’s Theater Series

The weather is changing and the smell of fall is right around the corner. As we start to change out our summer wardrobes to warmer clothing, I begin to think about the busy school schedules, after school activities and holiday excitement that cause us to run in a million different directions. Along with the chaos, […]

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Be Impressed With Yourself

I think being a mom is one of the hardest jobs a person can have. So, why are we always so hard on ourselves? I always try to act as though what people think about me doesn’t bother me, but, let’s be honest, it does.   When I go to the store and my daughter […]

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