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The Great Princess Debate

Like every great debate, there are two sides. I’ve heard the statement “please don’t call my daughter a princess” from a few friends/family members. Before having a daughter I never gave the issue much thought. When my daughter was very young I found myself conflicted while introducing her to Disney movies.  At the same time, […]

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The Neighbor Kid Won’t Go Home

  Summer is here. School is out. My kitchen floor is covered in dirty footprints, sand covers the floor of our minivan, and my shower curtain rod is the placeholder of many bathing suits waiting to dry. It’s a true mess, but the most beautiful kind of a mess. I love that my kids spend […]

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In Parenting, Be the Rumble Strip

Bright and early one morning, after too many trips out of bed to remind my 4-year-old stepson to keep his voice down, my husband awoke, and I promptly rolled over in an attempt to get a few more minutes of sleep.  Not long after, the 4-year-old woke the six-year-old with his early morning not-whispers, and they […]

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If Parents Went to Summer Camp

As a dual working parent household, summer camp is a necessity to keep our kids busy throughout summer vacation.  While it’s not always easy on the wallet, I am consistently amazed at the rich and incredible experiences my kids have at camp.  From creating art projects to swimming to engaging in science experiments and interacting with nature, […]

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Taking a Road Trip With Littles

What? A 13-hour road trip with a 3-year-old, 2-year-old and 2-month-old!? No! I thought to myself as we booked a much-needed family trip that would take us on an adventure in our car. The trip went better than planned (minus permanently losing the car keys, but let’s not get off topic). There is a certain […]

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