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Body Safety, Terminology, and Consent: Why it Matters

It was a situation I thought we would never face. The events are still fresh in my mind and the feelings are still intense. I’m currently navigating mixed emotions of anger, sadness, bitterness, and numbness. I’m processing an event that will affect my child for the rest of her life. The unknown of its long-term […]

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I Tried Minimalism For a Year and This is How it Went

It was an idea that had been brewing for a while. Every time I look at my children’s cluttered bedrooms. Whenever I stuffed clean laundry into already overflowing drawers.  Every time I walked into the guest-room-turned-office-turned extra-toy-storage-area. Finally, on a spring afternoon in May, after my children had begged me to play outside with them […]

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Hey, Mom… Go Play

This afternoon I texted back and forth with an old friend who I have seen more this year than I have in the seventeen years prior. We were making plans for the next night and she suggested inviting one of her other friends.   “Should I invite her?” “Sure! She is fun.  Will she play?” “Play??? […]

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Move Over Little Ones... Swim Lessons are for Big Kids Too

Move Over Little Ones… Swim Lessons are for Big Kids Too

This post is part of a sponsored relationship with Goldfish Swim School. The CMB team has been continually impressed with this local business and are thrilled to be able to support them.I don’t know about you but when I think about swim lessons, I picture adorable little cherubs learning how to get their faces wet […]

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