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What I Learned Traveling Internationally With a Toddler

Think traveling to Europe with a toddler is out of the question? It doesn’t have to be. In December, my husband and I packed up our 20-month-old toddler, somehow stuffed our 20 carry-on items into the overhead compartments of a stuffy 747, and departed for a week in France with our dear friends. We had […]

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We Needed a Sleep Intervention

I dare say that the lack of sleep that comes with the early years of parenthood is one of the hardest parts of one of the best times of life.  Our first-born, (now nearly 4) has had a tumultuous relationship with sleep.  We worked through our issues on our own for the first two years.  […]

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Keep Your Family Safe from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning {Sponsored by Service Experts}

Disclosure: Indianapolis Moms Blog received product or payment in exchange for this review; however, all opinions shared are those of the contributor who wrote them. This past summer my husband woke up to the smell of something burning and had us both in a panic. It was a strong odor and we couldn’t figure out […]

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Top 5 Things to Look for in a Babysitter {Sponsored by Sitting Made Simple}

Disclosure: Indianapolis Moms Blog received product or payment in exchange for this review; however, all opinions shared are those of the contributor who wrote them.We are transplants to Indianapolis: from Dayton, Ohio by way of Houston, Texas. Even though our families aren’t super far away, they’re definitely far away enough to make finding a last-minute […]

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Leaving Our Food Comfort Zones

One thing I know for sure is that toddlers aren’t the most open-minded or consistent eaters. We have, actually, been pretty lucky. My son, Deacon, likes a lot of different food, including a wide array of vegetables. But you know what he usually likes better? I’ll bet you could guess: pasta, pizza, waffles, etc. Because […]

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Thoughtful Citizens Change the World

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. -Margaret Mead I am white. Upper middle class. Educated. A professional. All of these qualities afford me a certain, very often unspoken- but understood- privilege. I didn’t earn it, I didn’t ask for […]

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