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I NEVER TELL MY BABIES NO

My 6-year-old got in trouble last week because he was yelling, “No!” at our 15-month-old. We try really hard not to tell our kids “no” before they are two years old and have a decent vocabulary. Instead, we say, “No, thank you!” and it’s been a great choice for our family. When my husband and […]

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THE FIGHT THAT SAVED OUR MARRIAGE

Brace yourselves ladies – Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. All week long your friends will be glowing with happy stories about their picture perfect relationships. Your social media feeds will be flooded with flowers, and kisses, and chocolates, and jewelry… You know the drill. It seems like every time February rolls around it’s a non-stop batterment […]

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SOME ADVICE ON ADVICE

Nothing in life seems to invite unsolicited advice more than having kids. It starts the moment we announce a pregnancy. The floodgates open and suddenly everyone has an opinion and some “friendly” advice about how to handle stretchmarks, bloating, names, and nursery colors.  Everything. It doesn’t stop once the baby is out either. If nothing, […]

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Meet MentorMob: A Parenting Web Guidebook

What are the common changes my body will experience during pregnancy?  I’ll check Google.  In less than a second I receive 31,300,000 results.  When should I start weaning my baby?  I’ll ask Yahoo.  Only 105,000,000 results.  Where do I begin?  Which link is best?  How do I know the links are reputable?  As parents we […]

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a little advice

In three words, I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. ~Robert Frost Another year of doing life has come and gone. And another year, and another, and another… Each year fades into the next as we live, laugh, love, cry, soar, hope, change, lose, pray, fear, and endure. In the […]

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