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Making new mom friends can feel sort of like asking someone out on a date. It can be awkward, and, if you, like me, haven’t played the field in a while, you’ll feel pretty rusty. I’ve been married for...
One of the most frustrating things about parenting is trying to get your kids to listen to what you’re saying. Then probably the second most frustrating thing is actually getting them to do what you’re asking them to. In...
Having the kids at home for an extended period of time is never a good idea…especially in winter when it is freezing outside and snow covers the ground. I have two boys who have so much energy that we have...
Back to school, back to school, back to school…….those words are like a beautiful song that is sang in my ears, and for many parents around the world. I love summer, I really do, and we had some really amazing...
We first started incorporating our son into our Halloween costumes when I was pregnant, and we’ve continued to do so ever since. Getting everyone involved makes wonderful memories that will stick around long after we’ve devoured all the candy....
I have been a mom for 5.5 years. And boy has it been a journey! Only now that my boys (aka: nuclear energy bombs) are 5 and 3, I can sit, reflect, think, go to the bathroom in peace...
What’s a holiday or a vacation without a family photo (or scrapbook) to show for it? Family photos are my prized possessions, and getting a smiling shot of everyone together is always one of my top priorities. Getting everyone...
In my house, back to school is an exciting time for everyone. The kids can’t wait to see their friends and I love the fact that we can get back to a regular routine.  This time of year also...

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