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PlaywithPumpkins

Pumpkin Poems & Pumpkin Play

It’s fall and Halloween season, which means: PUMPKINS!!! There are so many great pumpkin-themed activities you can do. They’re easy to find, cheap, replaceable, and versatile. I usually try to incorporate reading with my activities as it’s a good way of introducing a theme or topic and builds literacy skills. There are some great fall […]

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The Power of a Shower

I need a shower. I’d love a long hot bath, but I’d settle for a shower – a solo shower. Lately, a mommy shower entails putting my head under the faucet to wash my hair and then jumping in for a quick rinse while baby plays with Mommy’s fem care products or throws 356,567 Q-tips […]

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SunSafety

Sun Safety and Your Kids

I remember everything about the moment my parents sat me down and told me I had cancer. I was just 15. A mole that had been recently removed from my face was in fact a malignant melanoma, which is the most aggressive and potentially life-threatening of the most common types of skin cancer. I was […]

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Friendship

Friendship: Worth the Effort

Recently, I was looking at pictures from my sons 4th birthday party and I couldn’t help but think how different the guests were in comparison to those at his 1st birthday.  The friends who have stuck with us through our journey hold a special place in our hearts.  Becoming a mom totally rocks your world. […]

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The Guilt of Baby No. 2

As mothers, we all suffer from some type “mommy guilt.” I know I certainly have. Usually about things like spending enough quality time with my daughter, feeding her packaged baby food instead of preparing it myself, or even letting Sesame Street babysit her while folding the laundry. Surprisingly, my mommy guilt began before I was […]

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