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Keeping My Daughters Healthy

  Sometimes on parenting blogs, as we write about the triumphs and tribulations of motherhood, we overlook the basic, yet quintessential role that mothers have in the lives of their children: to provide them with the basic necessities for their survival.  I’m not talking about just kissing their boo-boos and snuggling at bedtime; I’m talking […]

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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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Flying High, Infant Style

Traveling Before Kids (TBK) I love new travel experiences! My husband and I often book flights for early Saturday morning and return on Monday evening to save money and vacation time. It’s a great way to extend a long weekend. In July, we scooped up some amazing deals on flights for Thanksgiving to Washington, DC […]

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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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