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Sweet Memories Friday: I'll Appreciate This When You're Older ...

… And want to remain ten paces from me at all times.

Seriously, that’s what a teenager wants, right? To be far from a parent and not within hugging distance, right? 403 more words

Our Autism Journey Began in the Kidneys (Part Two)

Konrad and I ended up staying 3 days in the hospital.  I never left his room.  I’m convinced dry shampoo and face wipes were inspired by moms who endured such stays. 963 more words

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To sleep train OR not to sleep train

Sleep training. Two controversial words that can start debates between the best of friends and family. I was in a group setting recently, where one parent mentioned how sleep deprived they are, as their baby is going through a sleep regression. 482 more words


I registered my son for karate to get a "mom break"...Now he's a Black Belt.

Mommy confession time.  When I registered my son for karate at the age of 6, I never thought he’d be an 11 year old black belt.   871 more words

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Dear Spring Break,

Dear Spring Break,

Hey, how’s it going? Super sad you’re leaving… *rolls eyes*

Thanks for helping me realize how much my child actually talks in one day. 221 more words

I Let the Bananas Go Bad Again

Can I be honest with you?  This is a real mommy confession moment. I, Tracy, suck at giving my kids fresh fruits and veggies.

I try.   562 more words

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Food Choices: These Kids Don't Know How Good They Have It!

The scene this morning at breakfast was one of fruit carnage on the counter, sheer indifference by my girls, and shrouded exasperation by me:

Our typical breakfast routine is to have some fruit first, then either cereal or an English muffin or baked oatmeal or bagels on the weekend (with cream cheese and sprinkles – don’t judge – for Toddler). 456 more words