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The Truth About Date Night

“Date nights are important,” they said. “It will be fun!” they said. “Get away for a little bit,” they said. The truth is, date night is a lot of work! It’s a lot of prep, stress, worry, sometimes money, and more times than not – leaves me EXHAUSTED!  Now, I remember this not being the case when my […]

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11 Ways to Prepare Toddler for a New Baby

11 Ways to Prepare Toddlers for a New Baby

You’ve announced to the world that your adorable tot will will soon be a big brother or sister. Maybe you’ve even cut into a cake or opened the box of blue or pink balloons. Your little one is starting to get curious about your growing belly…now what? Just before my twins turned two, we were […]

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The Birthday Party Wars: Waving the White Flag!

The Birthday Party Wars: Waving the White Flag!

Lessons on motherhood come in all shapes and sizes, even ones that are disguised as something as harmless as a birthday invitation. When my oldest daughter’s first birthday rolled around, we planned a family get-together with the obligatory “messy cake face” picture.  Her second birthday was simple with playtime with cousins, cake, and ice cream.  […]

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