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Four Ways of Arriving on Time to a Party with Kids

It’s Friday evening and you just got home. The clock is flashing 5:10 pm and it has completely slipped your mind that in a few hours you are invited to another princess-themed birthday party. The chaos part of your brain is activated; that same part that dreads every invitation to a party that involves bringing the kids. You can either scramble to get ready, fumbling through the fiasco, or you...

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S’mores Bites

  These are my absolute favorite s’mores and so simple to make. The kids love them and they can eat them in one big bite–leaving no trail of dripping chocolate or marshmallow.  When you can’t get to a campfire these indoor s’mores bites are the perfect solution. You will need: 1 1/2 Cup Crushed Graham Cracker 7 Tbs  Butter, melted 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar (though I’ve made them without this...

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Baby Don’t Let Go

I remember the week I brought my daughter home from the hospital. It was while I was sitting on the couch that I had my first real “moment” with her. Now that I think back it was a fleeting moment, but I promised myself that I would never forget; times of immense happiness are somehow always neatly wrapped up and filed away in your memory. She was sleeping, her head...

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How I Unspoiled My Toddler

I knew my toddler was growing up when she starting recognizing brand-name stores like Walmart. I was impressed that she was learning to visually classify the world around her. After dropping off  her brother and sister to school in the morning, and a trip to the  gym, Walmart became a part of the daily routine. My almost three-year-old got used to the idea that we would end up at one of these...

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Five Steps to Throwing the Perfect Dinner Party (Without Losing Your Sanity)

Dinner parities can be overwhelming and exhausting, especially when you have two plus children and/or a full-time job. Depending on your level of commitment and patience, the planning and execution can be simplified if you take it one day at a time. Below I’ve listed 5 steps to calm the nerves and create a seamless dinner party that you can have the luxury of enjoying. 1. Getting organized. You know...

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What I Learned While Running Errands with the Kids

I had dropped my older daughter for a play date and needed to run some errands. With my son and toddler in tow, I decided to take on the aisles of SAM’S CLUB.  As I was rummaging through the fruit section, I heard laughter among the kids. What is laughter and kindness between kids while running errands?  It’s your favorite song on repeat.  You can listen to it for eternity....

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The day you become a two-faced parent

One evening, like any other evening which usually resembles something close to a tornado, my seven year old son looked up at me from scattered books on the table and said, Mom your friends don’t know the real you–if they knew the real you they probably wouldn’t like you. His comment stopped me in my tracks. Wait, should I be mad or was that an intuitive thought? The fact that...