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Confessions of a Second Time Mom: Part II

I don’t want to brag, but I’ve been a mom of two for almost 9 months now, and I won’t say that I’ve “mastered it,” but I’ve definitely learned a thing or two since back when I was spilling my confessions as a mom-of-two newb Totally kidding about the “mastering it” part. My toddler ate […]

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The Beauty of Boredom: 5 Skills Boredom Teaches Kids

As the summer wanes on and whines of boredom waft through houses everywhere, you may find yourself feeling more like an overwhelmed cruise director than a vacationing summertime “cool” mom. Excitement for limitless summer adventures eventually gives way to the summer slump of “what should we do now?” and “how did we forget summer is […]

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The Sleepover Dilemma

My husband and I have had long conversations about what we will do when our children start getting asked to sleep over. One part of me wants them to be able to experience this side of growing up and another part of me screams NO for all the reasons you might imagine. I do not […]

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To The Strangers Who Feel It’s Necessary to Point Out the Obvious

Somewhere in recent history it apparently became acceptable to say completely inappropriate things to the mom out in public with kids. I assume this happened around the same time it apparently became acceptable to say stupid things like, “you look like you’re about to pop!” and “are you SURE you’re not having twins?” to pregnant women. […]

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This Is Thirty

I love birthdays. It is a time to celebrate the past year and the upcoming year. I think of it as a reset – an opportunity to hit the refresh button on what you want out of life for the next year or so.  So when I turned 30 last July, there were a few […]

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