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Please Don’t Call My Daughter “Pretty”

I love this article. LOVE IT.  You see, my daughter is blonde. Like, platinum, people-pay-money-for-it blonde. And that’s all anyone notices. We get asked, “Where did her hair color come from?” (Her father and I are both starkly in the brunette category). Or told, “Blonde hair and blue eyes! You’re in trouble!”  No. We’re not. At least […]

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When Kids Lie

Kids are going to lie/fib/omit the truth/hide something/etc. at some point in their lives.  We were once kids; we all did it.  The hope is that we can correct this impulse and turn them into honest, trustworthy adults.  There are many reasons kids lie: They are scared of getting in trouble. They think we just […]

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Cincinnati & NKY guide to Moms Groups

The Cincinnati Moms Blog team believes that community and support play a vital role in happy and healthy motherhood experiences. We strive to foster that sense of community both online and offline every day. This resource has some other great local resources to help you connect with other mamas in and around Cincinnati and NKY. Many […]

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Overcoming a Carsick Kid

I can count on my hands the number of times my oldest has gotten sick in his five years of life. While he has had his fair share of breathing emergencies as an asthmatic kid, we simply never had to deal with car vomit, crib vomit, vomit because I jumped in the air, vomit because […]

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Africa Series: Your Story Matters

Thank you for following my teachings from Africa toward motherhood and taking the time to reflect upon the series on “Perspective of adaptability {Part 1}” and “Power of community {Part 2}.” In this last part of the series, I want to speak toward the story that you are living and voice that wherever you are […]

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The Controversial “Disney During the School Year” Decision

I’ll admit it. We take our kids out of school to go Disney. We’ve done it…GASP….MORE THAN ONCE. Of all the parenting decisions I have made, this one, for some reason, seems to promote the most controversy among my circle of mom friends.  Every parenting move has benefits and drawbacks, of course.   Here are a […]

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