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“Mommy, Can I Clip Up?”

One of the best things about my son going to kindergarten last year was stealing the clip chart idea from his teacher. From the very first week, my five year old was sold on “clipping up.” He told his little four-year-old brother all about it, and we’ve been living happily ever after ever since. Okay, okay. […]

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While the threes can be tiring, I wouldn't trade anything for this time ... this boy.

Clear Mind, Better Mama: How I Hope Meditating Will Help Guide Me Through Motherhood

The long and the short of it is that it took me more than three years to get pregnant. Being the eternal optimist, bright-side seeker that I am, I reasoned that it allowed me the experience and the time I needed to develop skills, like patience and consistency, that I knew I would draw on when raising […]

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Saying, "I'm Sorry"

It was a solitary day with no adult interaction and worst of all…no naps. It was a bath time gone awry and there was much water splashing and one tired mommy. It was a little girl in Target who would just not stop running away. It was a mommy struggling with postpartum depression and a two-year […]

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Toddler Tantrum Throwdown

Who said the twos were terrible? Why do they call them the “terrible twos” when in our experience, the moment my son Connor turned 3 he seemed to morph into a toddler fit throwing fiasco. I’m not saying that the twos were easy breezy, but the tides seemed to turn at the age of 3. […]

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