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#momselfie

I take selfies because, if I didn’t, I wouldn’t be in the picture. When you look back at family photos, faded in albums or in boxes, still smelling of chemical development and see evidence of your mom. You can see her in your haircuts, the clothes you and your siblings donned, in birthday cakes, and […]

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Thinking We’ll Wait Until 8th

Along with many of you, I’ve become increasingly concerned about the effects of increased technology usage with my kids. It’s coming from every direction. At home we have televisions, computers, iPads, iPods, iPhones, and an Xbox. We visit the library and my kids want to sit on the iPads and computers there. They go to […]

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Our ABC’s of Kindergarten Readiness {Series Part One}

We’ve never done this before. She’s our first child. There isn’t a pamphlet that goes home with your newborn that states when, where, and how to get them into school. Being a stay-at-home parent, the thought hadn’t really crossed my mind. I mean, it’s not like we are trying to get her into college right […]

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It Happened to Us: A Bomb Threat at School

It started with a bomb threat to the entire school district.  It ended with an unnerving and forced reality; one in which, despite growing up with multiple bomb threats and being in high school during Columbine, I was ill-prepared for. Enter Thursday/Friday On Thursday night, the notification came and a sweep of the schools was […]

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