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motherhood Preschoolers

In the Middle of the Night

  "Daaaaaaaddy! Daaaaaaddy!" He calls from his crib, the word getting more and more urgent. It's funny. On [...]

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Motherhood, Handled Like a Boss

When you become a parent, you get to see what you're really made of. What type of person [...]

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The Quiet Moments of Motherhood

When babies are small, there is so much physical work to be done. Feeding, changing, dressing, wiping, washing. [...]

Why I Don’t Like Being Needed — And Why I Also Absolutely Love It

Mothers are needed by their children. The sky is also blue. And I'm Captain Obvious. But the sky [...]

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The Life of an Accidental Dance Mom

I didn't set out to be a dance mom. I simply signed up my oldest for tap and [...]

motherhood Toddlers

Learning to Let It Go: The Story of the Dinosaur and the Kitchen Towel

Lately, I've been noticing that my kids don't hear me. It's strange, you see, because I'll be standing [...]

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9 — We’ll Get Through It

About six months ago, I heard that 9 is a scary age for parents. I've heard it's full [...]

motherhood Toddlers

H.A.L.T. and Chill, Dude

Like any good 2-year-old, Rex can be moody. Most of the time, he's an absolute delight, but when [...]

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Croup for the Win — The Mom Reset I Didn’t Know I Needed

It began with a bark. A familiar bark. And we just knew. For some reason, 2-year-old Rex is like [...]

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8-Minute Memoir: Remember When

{Remember to enter to win one of two free facials from Stewart Palmer Salon Spa!} Ann Dee Ellis [...]

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