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Your Parenting Choices are OK!

Sometimes we just need to hear this, so I’m going to say it! Your parenting choices are OK! In parenting there are a million choices we make every day and in every stage. Each choice is made for a reason and to accommodate your child. You may make choices for one child that you don’t […]

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How to Survive Pregnancy with a Toddler

My first pregnancy was a dream. I barely had any symptoms, I gained exactly the right amount of weight throughout, and everyone waited on me hand and foot. It was magical. This second pregnancy has been…something else. I’ve had all the symptoms, I’ve gained all the weight, and everyone is too busy trying to stop […]

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Separation Anxiety: Preschool Edition

Separation anxiety has always been a normal part of our life. It comes with the territory of being someone’s person, of being their North Star when a change or shift happens. Separation anxiety rears its ugly, cuddly head when our son feels scared, feels a life shift, or sometimes is just unexplainably bothered by something […]

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Why I’m a Good Mom but a Bad Parent

The other day I was cleaning out my purse, and at the very bottom found a bunch of dollar bills. Instead of keeping them for when I needed cash in my purse, I split them between my two kid’s piggy banks. My toddler doesn’t know the difference, but I made sure to let my older […]

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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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4 Common Types of The Mother in Law

The Mother In Law—a scary creature that will either embrace you or criticize you for the rest of your life. Whenever that word is spoken in a room, most everyone rolls their eyes and all secretly cringes inside. Whether they appear every weekend or only on holidays, we all know one or have one. This […]

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