Category Archives: Parenting

8 Tricks For Surviving A Picky Eater

My firstborn hated to eat from birth – he never nursed well, and refused anything besides cereal and yogurt until he was over a year old. As he got older, meal times were painful ordeals. We argued constantly over what … Continue reading

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Life Lessons From A Two Year Old

As the mom of a toddler, I do a lot of teaching. Every day we work on lessons like how to wash your hands, how to get dressed, how to sit on the potty, and how to say ‘please’ and … Continue reading

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Keeping It Organized with VolunteerSpot

This post is sponsored by Acorn Influence and it’s advertiser, VolunteerSpot.  All opinions are those of this site. I’ve have a long history of jumping in to take charge.  I’ve organized charitable events for non-profits, I’ve been a room mom, and I’ve … Continue reading

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30 Science Experiments You Can Do At Home

Do you have a budding scientist at home?  A kiddo whose curiosity just can’t be satisfied?  This round up of 30 Science Experiments You Can Do At Home is just for you!  We’ve personally tried out the bouncy egg experiment, … Continue reading

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I’m That Mom. It’s OK If You Hate Me.

I’m “that” mom.  It’s ok if you hate me.  Yes, my 8 year old has a cell phone.  Yes, I let my kids have soda and Starbucks and a myriad of other “no-no”s.  No, I don’t do much to limit … Continue reading

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What Is My Child Doing With That App?

Our job as parents isn’t easy. We have spent countless hours rocking our children to sleep, late nights helping with homework, and days upon days teaching them life skills so they will be able to thrive in the world as … Continue reading

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Sibling Rivalry: Tips To Make Sharing A Bedroom A Success

This post is sponsored by Netflix.  As a member of the Netflix #StreamTeam, I receive complimentary Netflix streaming.  We were Netflix customers for years before becoming members of the #StreamTeam.  All opinions are mine and mine alone. After my husband … Continue reading

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“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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