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Reasons Moms Might Not Talk to Each Other

Here’s how it sometimes feels to be a mom, and why we can’t seem to call on our support group of other moms when we most need to. … – Everyone else’s kids seem perfect. They’re so good, quiet, smart, … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Kids – Shining Stars of Horror

Problem: It’s finally happened. After more than a month, one of your children is the “shining star” of the classroom. Unfortunately for me, when this happens, instead of being able to fully celebrate, I have to go back and forth … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Kids – Self-fulfilling Prophecies

Problem:  Your kids are crying, so you tell them to stop. Or, your kids are laughing so you tell them to stop, not because you don’t want them to laugh, but because you don’t want them to cry, which usually … Continue reading

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Moment of the Week – 145: Father’s Day 2013

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there. Here’s our, throughout the years.                                                 Happy day, all.

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Epic Shoe Adventure

Sometimes, when you move, things get lost. They get tossed out, or you’re sure you packed them, or suddenly you’re just down a couple dozen books you were sure were in your bookshelf (me.) Sometimes, you have helpful spouse tying … Continue reading

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She Wants a Little Sister…Hah

So, for the past few days, I have been having a raging argument about whether or not I’ll have another baby. Not with my husband, but with one of my kids. She won’t give it up, starting in the morning … Continue reading

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Preschool Pointers – 28: You Don’t Have to Distract All the Time

Problem: Your kids aren’t being reasonable (again!). You’ve asked them to do something and they won’t do it, and not only that, now they’re whining about it (or worse, throwing a tantrum). Or they’re throwing a tantrum over over whether … Continue reading

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Four Is Not a Perfect Age

Look, I don’t know who told me that four was an awesome age of unicorns and rainbow puppies, but they were wrong. Here’s a quick list of phrases I never need to hear again…just off the top of my head: … Continue reading

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The Best Thing About Kids

The best thing about kids is that they love you. Simple as that. They’re programmed to love you. All you have to do is show up. Insta-love. This makes parents some of the luckiest people on Earth. With adults, you … Continue reading

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Can. You. Hear. Me?!

I know people (lovingly?) call three year olds threenagers, but I’m still astounded that this amount of attitude can come from something so small. Something so small that loves me so much and loudly. I mean, we’ve got it all … Continue reading

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