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The Evolution of Eating Alone

Dear 20-year-old Me, It took you a lot of guts to go out to lunch alone today. Your classmates are busy, your friends are in class or sleeping off a bender from this weekend, and your boyfriend is working. But you really wanted to get out of your small, wood-paneled, one-bedroom apartment, so here you […]

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Fruit and Vegetable School: When a Picky Eater is More Than Just Picky

When I tell people my oldest is a picky eater, I usually get one of three responses. The other parent tries to relate, telling me about their “picky eater”, who really is not, compared to mine, I promise. Out come the well-meaning suggestions. “Have you tried….” Insert your ending of choice here, the answer is […]

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What Mommy REALLY Wants for Her Birthday

If you have a kid that’s not of babysitting or working age, you’ve probably heard these words: “Mommy, I want to get you a birthday present. Can you give me some money to buy it?” Why would I want to spend my own money for my kid to give me something that will probably end […]

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Curious About Participating in Diaper Studies?

This post is part of a sponsored relationship, but we would not partner with businesses we did not feel were of interest and brought value to our readers.Have you ever seen an ad for a diaper study and thought, “I wonder what that would be like? Is it worth my time?” Well, thanks to our […]

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You are Doing a Great Job, Mama

  I am pregnant with my third and final baby. Recently, I have spent some time reflecting on how I have grown as a mom over the last five years. For years before I was pregnant with my first, I looked forward to having a child and wanted to be the best mom that I […]

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When you just can't anymore this summer. Throw marshmallows at them. It works.

Countdown to Back to School: 5 Last Minute Survival Tips

If any of you moms are like me, the final days of summer leading up to that glorious return to school have got you feeling like you are running the longest, sweatiest marathon – a marathon in which there are no cups of water lovingly shoved in your face when you need refreshment. Some of […]

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