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Underground Mom

Sometimes mom needs to go underground to thrive above ground.  I did this, literally, in a secret underground river, ten miles into the Mayan jungle from Playa del Carmen in Mexico.   Life gets stressful as a mom.  Some of us do it alone.  Others have amazing partners (maybe some wish their parenting partners did more).  You might have […]

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Want to Put Your Mothering Skills to the Test? Send Your Kids to Summer Camp!

  You think you’ve taught your kids how to perform basic daily tasks? To that, I say, ha! When our oldest two left for camp, we were in the throes of labeling, packing, and ensuring that the youngest of the two can wipe himself, brush his hair, and keep track of his toothpaste. All those […]

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Hey Lifeguard! Don’t Worry, I am Watching My Kid, Too. A Rebuttal…

Recently, there was a post written by a mom that has been circulating social media, meant to be a tongue-in-cheek letter to lifeguards, stating that now that her kids were at least 8-years-old and could swim, she was off duty. And she made sure to say that those lifeguards better be on point. It was sent to […]

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Make the World Your Kid’s Classroom with Help from the Family Backpack

This post is part of a sponsored relationship, however we pride ourselves on working with partners we feel bring value to our readers.What better education could we ask for our kids, than to give them the chance to explore our world? If you are anything like me, you have moments where you day dream and […]

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