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Childhood Matters Earlier is Not Better

Childhood Matters: Earlier is NOT Better

I see you, mama.   You, who worries because your toddler could care less about colors, shapes, or counting. All while your neighbor’s tot rattles them off like the daily special.   You, who’s two-year-old still rarely says a word. You’ve seen kids younger than him reciting nursery rhymes, complete with actions. You, who receives […]

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Skip the Pool 10 Ideas for Water Play with Toddlers

Skip the Pool: Water Play for Toddlers

With the hot and sticky summer weather, we’ve been constantly on the lookout for fun ways to keep cool. My daughter loves being outside, so we often find ourselves playing in water! However, I don’t feel comfortable enough to let her swim on her own yet. So here are 10 toddler-friendly ways to play in […]

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The Vegetable Dilemma: Tips, Tricks & Recipes

Have a toddler who won’t eat their vegetables? Or, more likely, have a husband who won’t eat their vegetables? Need some new ideas on sneaking those healthy foods into their diet? This is for you. Because I’ve been there – I’m still there!  Here are some vegetable tips I’ve learned so far: Be mindful of your facial […]

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Helping toddlers adjust to a new baby sibling

Helping Toddlers Adjust to a New Baby Sibling

Our baby girl was laying on a blanket with her delightfully chubby legs kicking the air.  When she started fussing, I jumped up to get her a toy, but my toddler plopped down onto the blanket next her.  What she said next was everything to me: “Her is ok. Her gots me.” Having a new […]

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Crying Baby

Dear Mama: This Too, Shall Pass

Dear Exhausted/Fed-Up/Worn-Out Mama, I see you downing your 2nd (or 3rd!) cup of coffee. Donning the shades to hide the bags under your eyes. You’ve been run ragged by the endless stream of questions thrown your way. The mess that magically seems to gravitate to the floor after you just cleaned up.  The bickering. The […]

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