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Sometimes I'm Full of Awesome Ideas

I messaged my daughter yesterday…

ME: Oh my God! I just thought of something fun we can do!

ME: Next time we go to an electronics store, lets sync my phone to a demo Blu Tooth speaker… 57 more words


Affirming Your Child through "Milestone Moments"

What stage of development is your child in now? What developmental milestones should you expect next? Being alert to what is coming next not just physically, mentally, and emotionally, but also spiritually will help you be a proactive parent. 285 more words

New Moms

Confessions No. 14 – Black Sheep of the Family

Maybe it’s because from the get-go, my MIL pushed her ideas on me about the norm of a proper wife and mother. Maybe it’s because, as much as I do care about them, I find them so much more conservative than I am that I feel suffocated after visiting them for a mere two days. 226 more words


Flying the Nest - Goodbye Children...

Nobody told me that the hard part about parenting is when they are 18 and move out.

It’s so hard.

You no longer make any… 276 more words


Writing Wednesday - #2 - 30 Minutes/Day Is All You Need

If you’re like me, you have a LOT of things going on.

  • Day job
  • Maybe some freelance jobs
  • Kids/Friends/Spouse
  • The Windows… They are so smudgy…Is that grime in the shape of unicorn riding a squirrel?—F…
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Not Being the Parent, My Parents Were

I am the oldest of four. I am 60 parts my father and 40 parts my mother. I can tell you neither of them knew how to deal with the person they helped create. 367 more words


Happy shopping with toddlers

It’s hard enough getting time to write a shopping list these days. Let alone get through a whole supermarket without at least one mini-meltdown. Shopping with a toddler AND a baby… lunacy. 171 more words