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Every mama needs a break, right? Well every daddy/spouse needs a break too. Not only do we all need breaks but we all need opportunities to reconnect with one another. Let’s be honest, parenting is hard. Sure there are...
Forget the old days when you picked a baby name from a baby book. That’s archaic. There’s a new way to pick your baby’s name today - see what domain names are available.According to research from OnePoll sponsored on...
The other day while trying to clean up I asked my son to help me. He is 4, so some days he is really helpful and some days he has his own agenda. On this particular day I got...
Despite the first-ever baby being born via IVF turning 40 this year, IVF can still feel like a hit or miss field with many more chances for failure than opportunities for producing a new life.When you’re going through infertility...
I am pregnant. For the last time. I have a 3 year old and I am due in just twenty days with my second. I am so happy and can’t wait to meet her. We have always wanted...
July is my rainbow baby month. Both my alive children were born this month so it is literally my rainbow after the stormy June anniversary of my first son’s death and birth. Happy July, friends. I hope you all...
It happens to so many of us. We have a baby, bring them home, expect life to be perfect and full of comforting snuggles. Then that baby cries for hours and hours on end and almost nothing (sans running...
Lately, I've felt like a spinning, toy top trying to balance all parts of my life. I have a big event coming up at work that is sucking up a lot of time and energy during the day. At...
I’m last on my To-Do List. Somewhere after the kids, my job, my husband, the house, the dog, family parties, yard work and normal, weekly errands – like grocery shopping and cooking dinner – you will find me. I always...
After we lost our son, a lot of people wanted to do something but really didn’t know what to do. When a baby dies, it upsets the natural balance of the world and it is a very uncomfortable topic...
It’s been nine years since my son was stillborn and in that time I have cried too many tears to count. I’ve listened to people give me their opinions – rude, kind or otherwise - I’ve changed jobs, added...
Dear Family Who Created The Elf on the Shelf,I hate you. I generally try to not use such strong language but, honestly, I hate you for getting rich while making my life harder at Christmas time.(adsbygoogle =...
As we enter the holiday season, I always like to take stock in the love and gifts we are lucky enough to have in our life. I don’t specifically mean material things, although I do like to give thanks...
Can we all just agree that dads are hard to buy for? Unless your dad or husband has a hobby they’re really passionate about, it can be a challenge to find something thoughtful that they will actually love.AND even...
Whether or not your child has purpose in their lives as an adult is on you, mom. (Figures)According to new research from Washington University in St. Louis, children who have more conflict with their mothers in their early elementary...
It can be tough for parents to accept because it makes us feel like we have failed our child. It makes us feel like our child's failure is a reflection on our parenting, and we often either get upset...
During the school week I like to make life as easy as possible. School morning can easily get out of hand with a kindergartener and 2-year-old. Amid arguing over outfits to wear, 5,000 requests for them to put their...

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