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Ridiculous Parent-Child Dialogues

There are a lot of things that irk me about the parenting advice world, but nothing quite ticks me off like the inane, complicated, Danny-Tanner-esque conversations all these multitudes of parents are apparently having with their children. And never in these … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Twins are Double the Everything for Grandparents

Today, I am lucky to have a guest post aimed at parents and grandparents alike, something which I, personally, couldn’t write due to lack of experience. I do know that most of the pointers are right on. Especially the separation … Continue reading

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Toddler Tricks: 67 – Keeping the Clothes in the Closet

Problem: You’ve got an inquisitive one year old and she loves to play with her clothes, meaning toss them out on the floor and laugh about it. Or you’ve got a mischievous two year old, always finding a way to … Continue reading

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Parks in the Summertime

Summer is in full swing, and, living in Florida, the temperatures are getting awful hot.  Still, indoor amusements only last for so long before you need to get your kids out of the house or lose your mind.   As the sun swelters overhead, … Continue reading

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Advising Patience – Guest Blog

Joella from Dear Delilah, Fine and Fair has graciously bestowed some of her knowledge and superior writing skills to my blog today. She speaks of something close to my heart…patience or the lack thereof. We work so hard to be patient with our … Continue reading

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Grocery Game-plan

Grocery shopping is always a crap shoot over here.  The babies know they have me captive because when we go to the grocery store, we have things we need to get before we leave. They know I won’t leave until … Continue reading

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Toddler Tricks – 17

Ways you can trick your baby: Problem:  Naptime disappears in the blink of an eye, and all those things you were going to get done are somehow still looming on your to-do list.  But now you have spritely toddlers in … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU WANT?!

Every morning here, it’s the same story. “Hi, mama!  Wake up, mama!”  Giggling, happy babies race down the stairs. By the time they get to their room, though, the tide has turned.  Somehow, in between my getting up and getting … Continue reading

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Everything is a Toy

I was reminded yesterday of one of the many habits of babies that I’ve known for years, and, yet, somehow always manage to forget: they can turn anything into a toy – and not only turn it into a toy, … Continue reading

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Toddler Tricks – 15

Ways to Trick your Baby: Problem:  Your babies need an object.  Right now.  They need their lovey that they lost somewhere, and you have no idea where it is.  They need some pudding, but you ran out of pudding two days … Continue reading

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