parenting

The key to dealing with a picky eater

January 27, 2015
The Key to Dealing with a Pickey Eater

I bet that title got your attention. Well, unfortunately, this is not a post where I discovered the answer to an age-old parenting dilemna. If I had the answer, I’d be making a bazillion dollars pimping it on Dr. Oz, Ellen and the Today Show. Alas, I have no miracle cure for the picky eater. What I do …

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Surviving winter weather with kids; how to avoid insanity

January 14, 2015
Tips and Tricks for Surviving Winter with Kids

I’m excited to bring on some new writers to the site. Formal announcements and changes coming soon. But for now…meet Kristin. School is cancelled due to weather…again. This means EVERYTHING else on the calendar (with the exception of my hubby’s work) is either cancelled or postponed as well. None of the regular kid activities are happening …

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He’s still my little boy

January 13, 2015
He's still my little boy

I’ve been a little cranky with Mr. A lately. He’s having some “development” issues, ie. behavior problems. I think he’s having a growth spurt as he’s eating ALL. THE. TIME. I’m hoping that’s the cause of his blatent lack of caring when I ask him to do something. But that’s not the point of this post. I’ve been …

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This is how my morning started

October 2, 2014

I didn’t know that we were going to have a moment this morning when I got out of bed. We ate our breakfast, you and your brother played a game or two on your LeapPads and the phones. We got dressed and brushed teeth. I was thrilled that when I asked you to get into the …

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6 ways my children and cats are eerily similar

September 30, 2014
my cats and my kids are the same

Last night I crawled into bed next to my husband, who was reading a book. He reached over and started scratching my head and arm. Not five seconds later, one of our cats, Schubert, was all up in my face, trying to get my husband to rub him instead of me. Seriously cat? It’s MY TURN. This …

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The box can’t hold me in

September 24, 2014
You cannot put me in a box

  I am a woman, wife, mother, writer, marketer, friend, daughter, business woman, theater lover, and so much more. I like to drink a lot of coffee, read smutty books, laugh until my stomach hurts, dance, spend money, smooch my children and my husband, and put my toes in the sand. I don’t like to clean, cook, …

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