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dear husband, I miss us

Dear Husband: I Miss Us

Dear Husband, As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches, I’m reminded our love has changed. While I adore my imperfect, non-Normal Rockwell life, I’ll admit sometimes I miss us. I know you miss us, too. The last two years of parenting has been a whirlwind of emotions. We put our lives on the back burner to give […]

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14 Natural Remedies for Sick Kids

14 Natural Remedies for Sick Kids

‘Tis the season for sniffles, earaches, fevers, and coughs. No matter if you’re a germaphobe or the “It-builds-their-immune-system!” type of parent, children always find a way to get sick – and it’s no fun! The unfortunate thing about colds and coughs is that they’re almost always viral and have no cure. No magic shot or pill can […]

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5 Ways to Rock Holiday Birthdays

5 Ways to Handle Holiday Birthdays

People have always thought my holiday birthday fell on the coolest of the year: New Year’s Day. I thought it was pretty cool, too. I always got my birthday off of school and work, and always had a reason to party. Honestly, what kid doesn’t love wishing in the new year and their birthday? As […]

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crunchy mom doesn't mean perfect mom

Crunchy Mom Doesn’t Mean Perfect Mom

The label “crunchy mom” has been getting a lot of bad press lately, and frankly, it’s bumming me out. Confession: I am a self-proclaimed crunchy mom, meaning I strive for a holistic, mindful, and eco-friendly lifestyle. I breastfed into toddlerhood. I purchase from natural food stores. I buy organic when I can. I support local […]

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