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Author Archive | Amanda Mihailoff

Toddler cries reaching for object.

Surviving the Toddler MINE! Phase

“They” say moms have super human strength or reflexes when her child is in danger. When my 5-year-old rolled down that plastic “roller coaster” while his little 1-year-old brother was sprawled across the track crying “NO! MINE!” I flew across the yard and grabbed big brother just before two little arms were run over. This […]

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Turning a Long Drive into an Adventure

Many years ago I read who-knows-where-online a tip for traveling with young kids: keep to their schedule. Drive during asleep times and plan for their active times was the advice given. I took this to heart and have figured out how to make long drives fun and stress-free: We turn the long drive into a […]

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