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Minivan Moms vs. SUV Moms

Dear Minivan,  I’m sorry I hated you before. I SWORE I would never get you. SWORE. I’m too cool for a minivan…why do I need one??? I’m an SUV mom. I don’t need one. What ARE the minivan perks, anyway? Reality check: I need a minivan. I was like every mom (and dad) out there; […]

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The 10 Commandments of Childhood

I was talking with a friend the other night about the chaos of the newborn, infant, and toddler years. (I’m sure the other stages are chaotic, too, but I have a 3-year-old, so these are the only ones I’ve personally experienced so far.) We were both sharing our traumatic experiences, including moving with a seven-day […]

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10 Kids’ Books on Coping with Difficult Issues & Unique Situations

Everyone knows the beloved children’s tales: The Cat and the Hat, Goodnight Moon, I Love You Forever, etc. But what about kids’ books that take on those really tough or unique situations that can sometimes be difficult to explain? Here are 10 books to help you begin the conversation with kids about grief, adoption, blended […]

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How to Tame a Toddler Tantrum

This week, my normally sweet and well-behaved toddler inducted me into an elite club of moms that have experienced (and survived) a full-blown toddler temper tantrum in public. It was on this day that I earned the title of “That mom of the kid that is screaming and crying on the floor of Target.” It […]

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