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Worry, Fear, and the Unknown: Taking Back My Kids Childhood

Growing up, I would definitely call myself a worrisome child. I would worry about all types of things and then those worries would turn into nightmares at night as I slept. It wasn’t every night but it happened a lot. One of my favorite shows growing up was a show called Rescue 911. Now, if […]

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Losing my Parenting Stride in Kindergarten Bootcamp

I rock this parenting thing… until suddenly, I don’t. Last summer I hit my parenting stride as a veteran mother of three, I had gained confidence and skills. Or, at least that is how I felt. I had a well behaved four year old preschool graduate; a beautiful, happy two year old; and an easy, […]

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A Dad’s Perspective: Three Lessons I’ve Learned From Raising a Two Year Old

I realized the other day – as my daughter screamed, “I want my breakfast, daaaddyyy!” while I was changing her poopy diaper – that I had entered a different realm of living. While I’m doing something for her, she’s already petitioning for the next thing… and the next. This is a strange reality. “I want [...]
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Keeping Chaos at Bay: Four Tips to Staying Organized as a Mom

Organization is not my natural inclination. As a single person, that worked out most of the time. I probably was not as productive as I could be, but I organized the big stuff – I knew where my extra checkbooks were and could find my socks. Low bar, I know! I vaguely hoped for more […]

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I’ll Never Do That #momlife

As moms we all have expectations, don’t we? Expectations about what we will and won’t do as a mom. But the list of things I said I’d never do, but have since done or allowed my kids to do, seems to grow as they do. Often, I don’t even realize it until mid-act. When those […]

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