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The Summer Checklist

  Do you remember when you were little and it seemed like the summer stretched on forever? The older I get, the faster time flies. Now it feels like school ends and two weeks later it begins again. At the same time, there are days when I’m not sure what to do with all of us […]

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We Patch….

Last year, for a full year, my child wore an eye patch. This was due to an acute onset of lazy eyes and cross eyes. Literally one day between 5pm and 530pm, while sitting in his highchair, his eyes crossed and they stayed that way. No trauma, no illness present, no warning signs.  Cross eyes/ lazy eyes (technically called […]

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When I Don’t Want To Be A Mom

I have moments when I don’t wan to be a mom. Let’s just take a moment to be real here. – When my (then) perfect 2 year old had the biggest, out of nowhere tantrum, threw open the hall closet and threw everything, including lotions and medicines down the hallway, causing them to break open and […]

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Raising Sensitive Boys

Ever  since I found out I was expecting my first, I just new I wanted to be a boy mom. Boys seemed much more easy going, and lets face it.. I didn’t want to deal with a mini me… and I don’t think my husband could either! Two boys later and I couldn’t be happier. […]

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Dear Kindergarten Graduate

Dear Kindergarten Graduate:

Dear Kindergarten Graduate,  The end of the year is here and in just a few days you will finish your first year of Elementary School and graduate Kindergarten.  My mama heart is sad because in a blink this year is over.  The road to Kindergarten wasn’t easy. You cried the first two weeks of school, […]

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Why Mama Wears Lipstick

Since becoming a mom, there are a lot things that I do for other people. There are a lot of times when I try to make sure others’ needs are met first. There are a lot of times when, frankly, I don’t even remember what I want anymore because my mind is so full of […]

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