Category Archives: Parenting

“That’s Not Fair!” Yes Kids, Welcome To Life.

As an adult, I often wonder if stomping my feet or throwing myself on the floor would help me get my way more often.  My children think it’s the solution to every problem, don’t yours?  We’ve all heard ‘life isn’t … Continue reading

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Until You’ve Walked A Mile… Back OFF The NICU Mom!

I’m not one to use my site, and yes – this is MY site – to rant.  I generally reserve that for my close personal friends, whom I bombard with incessant text messages until I get out whatever has grated … Continue reading

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When Do You Break Down and Get Your Tween a Phone?

When do you break down and get your tween a phone? I get asked that question a lot and while I don’t really consider myself to be a parenting expert, for some reason people think I have the answers. Truth … Continue reading

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Is It Time for the Straight Talk with Your Teen? #ad

Today’s Straight Talk post is sponsored by Invisalign.  However, all thoughts an opinions are my own.  As a medical device, Invisalign should only be used for it’s intended use, which is to straighten teeth. As a kid, I didn’t realize … Continue reading

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Mommy Guilt – Ditch It! {Dr’s Orders from Travis Stork MD} #CrestProHealth #Sponsored

Today’s post on Mommy Guilt and how it affects our health is sponsored by Crest Pro-Health and the One2One Network.  Join in on the conversation by commenting here and/or joining us on Facebook and Twitter. When I found out I … Continue reading

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Five Summer Camp Truths

Summer is a magically time of the year… at least if you’re still a kid.  For the adults, it’s usually the same old, same old – but for kids of working parents, it’s summer camp season! 1) Your kid will … Continue reading

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FREE Scavenger Hunt Printables

Summer fun is just around the corner!  We all crave the slow down summer brings, but it often seems to fly by and we’re left wondering what we missed in the blur.  A fun, engaging way to make sure your … Continue reading

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7 Tips For Proper Swimming Pool Safety {It’s Almost Pool Season!}

I have a couple of rowdy young kids, who are very intelligent and gifted, but sometimes around the pool, they don’t show it. When they get into a cannonball contest – who can make the biggest splash off the diving … Continue reading

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Free Mother’s Day Printables {Make It For Mom}

With all of the FREE Mother’s Day printables out there, there’s little excuse not to have the perfect give for mom on Mother’s Day!  Dads – Grab a kiddo, print your favorite printable, pick up a $1 8×10 photo frame … Continue reading

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Free Easter Printables {Notes From The Easter Bunny}

What could be cuter than a note from the Easter Bunny to go along side a basket filled with goodies?!  Grab one (or all) of these FREE Easter Printables to make your Easter baskets a little extra special and give … Continue reading

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