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Sometimes I Let My Child Fall

“Get down from there!”  “Stop Running!” “Look both ways before you cross the parking lot.” These are phrases I say on a daily basis with hopes of keeping my kids safe. My number one priority is to protect them physically and emotionally. I try my best to shield them from pain at all cost. As […]

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It Takes Two to Tango

I read a really great blog post the other day titled, “With Love, the SAHM,” and ever since I read it I can’t stop thinking about it. That’s because I’m a stay at home mom, and I’ve recently come to the point of deep admiration and respect for what my husband does on a daily […]

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Hashtag: He Too

I always knew I would be a girl mom. I love pearls and dolls and playing dress-up. I am not a natural athlete and prefer to see a ballet or check out an museum exhibit on 19th century wedding attire. I’m sensitive and I talk a lot and like to cuddle. I stressed over what […]

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POOP: A 3-Year Old Conversation Guide

“Hey, bud. I have an idea. How about a challenge? We can get some ice cream tonight if you can go the whole day without saying the word…” “POOP! Poop poop poopy poop POOP! Poopy poopy mommy poopy POOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOP!!!” “You’re not doing very good at this, you know.” “Poop.” Three is a big year of […]

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The Power of a Whisper

I am a loud person. I am also a teacher and I’m very good at projecting so that students can hear me.  The other day I was teaching a lesson on the lyrics of a song that gets students pretty engaged and excited. However, engaged and excited also means loud. I found myself trying to […]

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