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5 Things Food Allergy Moms Want You To Know

5 years ago I had no idea what life was like for moms who have littles with food allergies. And then I became that mom. Our daughter was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that causes a LOT of food reactions. Our lives went a little crazy. LittleMiss and I went on a common 8 elimination [...]
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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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I’m Not a “Crunchy” Mom Anymore

When I had my first son, I was such a warrior of truth. I researched–to the bone–all things related to childbirth, pregnancy, and baby. I had my cloth diapers ready. I was committed to a 100% natural delivery and breastfeeding. I  only allowed my baby to have organic food. I only used handmade and clean […]

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It’s a Poopy Situation When Your Child Won’t Poop

I’m referring to the ole’ number two situation. Or what I’d like to call, “the frightened turtle” scenario.  Let me explain friends: As mom’s we deal with poop, turds, fanny fudge, and doodies on a daily basis.  Let’s face it, somebody has to wipe those little bums.  I knew going into motherhood I would have to […]

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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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Technology vs. Toddlers

My kids were born pre-iPad, but were thrown head first into technology as they boarded the roller coaster from Hell, also known as Adolescence.  And while we all parent differently and do what is best for our specific families here are three things I wish had done differently when it came to technology: 1. Keep […]

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When Life Gives You…Lice

I have gotten the call at least 5 times now. FIVE. TIMES. “Um, Lindsay? We need you to come pick up (insert name of one of three children) here. (Child) has nits/lice.” The first time, I was naive. I googled a bit, went to the store and bought some RID and was prepared to be […]

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