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Being a Mom with ALS

Motherhood alone has its fair share of struggles, but imagine being a wife and mother to 3 young children and living with a fatal neuromuscular disease that slowly robs your body of its ability to walk, speak, swallow and breathe. With an average life expectancy of 2 to 5 years, your priorities dramatically change. Meet […]

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What Your Family Needs to Know About Water Safety BEFORE the 4th of July Weekend

The following sponsored content is provided by our partner and water safety expert, Mandy Yackey, owner of Goldfish Swim School – West Chester (opening summer 2016). We are enjoying another beautiful summer here in Cincinnati. And that means plenty of time at the pool, beach and local water parks! Many families are planning on water-related […]

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In the Now

In the Now: Surviving Autism

April was Autism Awareness month. Tons of people were “lighting it up blue,” selling puzzle piece jewelry, posting You Tube videos, and basically doing anything they could to raise awareness. There were controversies posted, there were testimonies posted, there were fundraisers and support groups galore. It was wonderful to watch. It was touching to see. […]

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PICKYEATERS

Picky Eaters

There are several different terminologies used to describe children with feeding difficulties. Some of the most commonly used terms are; selective eater, problem feeder, neophobic (afraid of new foods), food aversive, failure to thrive and of course “picky eaters.” The first thing to understand as a parent is to know it is NOT your fault […]

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Ultimatums

Ultimatums

Always and Never Expecting, new, and veteran moms should avoid, at all costs, the pressures of such finite terms. The idea of letting go becomes especially relevant when raising little individuals who have their own ideas about what they do or don’t like, what they will or won’t tolerate, and what does or doesn’t work. […]

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What?! No Snow Day??

What?! No Snow Day??

We have started into prime snow day territory. The kids love to see the beautiful snow, but as parents we dread the white fluffy stuff. Snow means we may have to make last minute arrangements for our kids. Or maybe we have decided that today should have been a snow day instead of just a […]

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