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My niece's face looking at my son crying is pretty much me when I am TRYING to have a conversation and my kids have a meltdown...

Finishing a Conversation With Your Friends When Kids are Around is –

Finishing a conversation with your friends when kids are around is – Hard. It’s hard. I know it’s hard. There’s the toddler across the room that is suddenly climbing onto the counter or getting into dog’s water bowl, or wants in your lap, the baby that starts crying and wants to nurse, the older child that suddenly needs […]

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Girlfriends are a Girl’s Best Friend

I am an extraordinarily lucky woman in that my husband is one of my absolute best friends. But there are times in every woman’s life when she must decompress to another set of double x chromosomes. My husband is very attuned to women as he is an OB/GYN. But there is a big difference between […]

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“Ask Before You Touch”: Raising Kids To Understand Consent

Recently I was reading an article a mom wrote about her family rules. Some of the rules were pretty standard: clean up after yourself, finish your homework before bed, etc. But there was one rule that set her family apart: “Ask before you touch.” I finished reading and sat there dumbfounded, as I had never really given this much […]

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Discussing Disabilities With Your Kids: When to Talk About It and How

We are all alike, we are all different. As a preschool teacher and currently an in-home childcare provider I have always held this mentality. There are things about each one of us that make us unique and things about us that we have in common with everyone else on the planet. Growing up I was […]

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