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Mom, I’m Going Outside

When I was in college, a professor commented that she could tell when it was spring because all of us walked around like moles who were exposed to sunlight for the first time in months. I think about this every year around this time when my kids pull away from the X-Box, put down the […]

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How to Help Out New Parents 101

  New babies are magical.  They yawn tiny adorable yawns, have the cutest feet, and smell amazing.  The hypnotic effects of new babydom coupled with the excitement of their arrival means visitors are imminent. One little spoken of caveat of new baby visitation is to remember you are not just visiting a new baby. You are also visiting the new parents […]

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Lessons From My Preschooler

“Understanding is a two-way street” -Eleanor Roosevelt Motherhood is amazing, isn’t it? You are blessed with these little people and it’s your job to raise them. You do your best to teach them right from wrong, give them a safe space to process emotions, and love them unconditionally. Surprisingly, they teach you more than you […]

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Top 3 Places To Explore Outdoors With Kids

Get Outside! With spring weather just around the corner, it’s time to start finding places to explore outdoors with your kiddos. Warm weather is such a breath of fresh air after a winter full of indoor activities and crafts. Let that wanderlust take the lead and get outside! When my family and I moved to Rhode Island, […]

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Top Five Birthday Gift Ideas to Inspire Creativity

Birthdays…they happen every day. But you don’t quite realize how frequent they are until you have kids and they get invited to birthday parties almost every weekend. So here are my top five suggestions for meaningful gifts that can spark creativity and experiential learning. To encourage creativity and literacy in the kitchen, try FRED Letter Pressed Cookie Cutters (Alphabet and […]

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