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It’s My Baby, and He’ll Cry if He Wants To :: Thoughts on a Pacifier

My husband and I can spot a first-time parent pretty much in an instant. We look at them with their exhausted eyes, frazzled hair, and overall what-the-heck-am-I-doing look on their face. They’re the ones with the shopping cart covers perfectly in place for their easy-going trip around Target or Costco. First time parents have the […]

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diy baby wipes

DIY Baby Wipes: A Sorta Semi-Crunchy Mama’s Recipe

I’m what you’d call a “sorta” semi-crunchy mama. I mean I’m only semi-crunchy, like, one-fourth of the time. My tot wears cloth diapers but usually only at home because I had one recent poo-fiasco in the car and I’ve been afraid to test the waters since. I didn’t invest in an amber teether, I just […]

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Mother's Day

What Moms Really Want for Mother’s Day- Second Edition

Year after year, holiday after holiday, our families get us gifts, flowers, cards, etc. We absolutely appreciate the effort, thoughtfulness, and consideration. Even though the card and flowers you grabbed for us the morning of the special day are appreciated; frankly- you are wasting your time and money. If you listened throughout the year, you […]

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homeschooling

Interview with a Homeschooling Mom

Teacher appreciation day is coming up and that means one thing: time to hit Pinterest! So off I went to look for cute ways to say thank you. As I looked around the same website that I look for preschool printables or home learning activities almost daily, I was reminded of homeschool moms. How do they […]

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testicular cancer

True Life: My Husband had Testicular Cancer- Our Journey

April is testicular cancer awareness month. Up until recently, “Cancer” was just a word. It was foreign, impersonal even. I had tremendous compassion for those were affected by it, but I never truly understood. However, my husband was diagnosed with testicular cancer last July, just two days before I attended my new student orientation at the […]

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children

Children spell “Love” -T.I.M.E.

Recently I decided to start a social media challenge. I’m calling it: #NoSocialMediaSunday. As the hashtag suggests, this means I am doing my best (and inviting others!) to refrain from checking social media on Sundays. It’s not that I think anyone who posts or scrolls through social media on Sunday is bad, it is just […]

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