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Terrible Tweens

We’ve all heard about the tantrums of toddlers that can drive parents crazy, but did you know that the tween years can be equally exasperating?  Well, I was not prepared for this.  I had been warned about the toddler tantrums … Continue reading

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Super PTO Moms

Our children’s schools would not be the same without the PTO, which is primarily moms (though I totally appreciate the many dads that help as well).  These parents devote time and do so much to make sure our kids have … Continue reading

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Off to a New School

Yesterday was my older son’s last day in his school which only goes through third grade.  We are having mixed emotions about this.  One on hand I’m happy to see him growing up and reaching different milestones but on the … Continue reading

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Parenting…not getting easier

So when the kids were babies, I used to wonder when things would get easier.  It was tough when they were so helpless and couldn’t do anything but cry to communicate.  There was constant nursing, diaper changes, carrying or at … Continue reading

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This Hurts Me More Than It Hurts You!

As parents, we generally want to give our kids everything we can. But how do we keep them from taking that for granted? How do we also show them that all these treats and luxuries need to be earned….by us … Continue reading

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First child frustrations

I remember having to deal with a greater level of responsibilities since I was the first child and now I see history repeating itself. I see myself naturally having higher expectations of my older child. I try to be fair … Continue reading

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Play dates for Moms…

Whenever I chat with a new mom, my advice is always to go out with the baby and meet other moms.  This is something that kept me sane and made full-time motherhood very enjoyable for me.  I met some other … Continue reading

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