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Keeping Score: Which Parent Really Wins?

Camping this summer… Me: Hey, did you get Bean’s shoes? Husband: No, I’m taking pictures of this cool bug. Me: (visible eye roll complete with dramatic sigh) Husband: What have YOU done? (grinning sheepishly) Me: Oh you know: packed all the swim stuff, dressed both girls, sun screened both girls, and now I’m on my […]

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A Thank You To My Forever Best Friend

Let’s face it, making new mom friends can be hard! Fortunately, I have some built-in old friends who are also mom friends. I have known my best friend since I was four. Over the years, we spent endless weekends together and crashed each other’s family vacations on fairly regular basis. The best part of having […]

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A Plea From a Teacher: the Summer Slide

It’s the end of the school year and you are one burnt out mama. You are tired of making lunches and checking backpacks. There is no more patience on reserve for nightly fights about homework and early morning battles over what to wear. You are exhausted. If we are being honest here, this teacher is […]

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