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Recovering Helicopter Mom

My children are 4 and 6.  Sometimes I feel like they are 12 and 14 with their comments and bounce back. Am I the only one that thinks this way? I am pretty sure I’m not. When I was pregnant with my firstborn, I will admit that I did not want to believe when people […]

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Each Pregnancy Story is Different

My husband and I were married in 2005; I was almost 28 and he was 30. Little did we know that almost ten years after marriage we would have our first child. It definitely was not something that I wanted or planned out because coming out of high school, my ultimate dream was to be […]

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A Different ‘B-Word’

While my kids are in Preschool and Kindergarten, I wonder daily about bullying.  Are they being the respectful almost 4 and 6-year-old that we try to teach them to be? Or are they the joining in the teasing of fellow peers? What is bullying? Taken from the dictionary is the explanation: a person who uses strength […]

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Bedtime Routines :: Again and Again

Every day starts out the same. We get up, have breakfast, love up on our animals, get our coats, boots, and backpacks on and away we go to daycare before school and work for Mom.  Fast forward about 12 hours to when it is time to start winding down for the day and settling into […]

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