Tag Archives: babies

Sex or Parenting?

Yesterday, some words came out of my mouth. And those words got me thinking. It occurred to me that many of the phrases uttered by parents and children to each other in the heat of growing up a good family could … Continue reading

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Finding a Babysitter Is Not As Easy As It Sounds

This found its way to my Facebook feed yesterday, and while the original list is gone, the article goes into enough detail to give you the point. The gist is, a couple put out an ad for a babysitter, and in … Continue reading

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The Other Side, Parents vs. Nannies

A great friend of mine is a nanny. Strong and sure, she sometimes gets some flack from the parenting community. Posts like this kind of point toward why. But, you’ll see, it’s all mostly misunderstanding. So, on behalf of parents…here’s the other … Continue reading

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Bikini Bottom

So, I think this is cute. There, I said it. I see absolutely nothing wrong with this child or her outfit. She is four months old, and she’s adorable. There’s nothing sexy about her. She’s a baby. Most babies wear … Continue reading

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Growing Up, the Good and the Bad

My little girls are in preschool. Both in the ‘wow, they’re growing up’ way, and in the ‘they are actually, right now, not in my house’ way. Both ways are fantastic. But, let’s talk about growing up. I have a … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Finding the Right Babysitter for your Family

Today I am lucky enough to have a guest post on finding the right babysitter for your family…something I might soon be needing! _____ There comes a time when you have a function or even a date with your spouse … 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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Nursery Rhyme Remix

I ended up writing this for another project I’m involved in, and I thought you might enjoy it, too. Welcome to Darlena’s nursery rhyme remix. In the great green room, down by the bay, I spied a hammer, head, shoulders, … Continue reading

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Eight Things Parents are Scared about when Raising Their Kids

Being a new parent is an exhilarating time – one filled with much joy, but also many new worries. The dreams you had for your baby when he or she was in the womb are now a reality, and it … Continue reading

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Toddler Tricks – 100: Use the Library

Problem: It’s summer time and it’s hot and you don’t have $35 to blow on the movies, or rollerskating, or bowling, or whatever fun-filled, spend-all-your-wages-here, activities advertised by businesses. You’re all pooled out, and the park is like a desert. … Continue reading

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