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You Have to Change Diapers at Home, Too: Why We Travel

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” –Saint Augustine Our son has taken 18 flights in 21 months. Are we crazy? Maybe. (Are we lucky? Definitely. I can’t write any further without first acknowledging that.)  We’ve received a variety of looks when we tell people about the […]

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I Won’t be Upgrading My Life

“So, when do you think you’ll move?” It’s a question I’ve been asked multiple times since we began parenting. I’ve written before about having a small home, and I guess it’s not surprising that people assume that we’d eventually “outgrow” this starter home as our family grows and kids get older. After all, it seems […]

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Save It For A Rainy Day: 75 Fun Indoor Activities

In my pre-mom life, there was something comforting about a rainy day at home. Brew a cup of tea, listen to calming music, curl up with a good book. Now, add children into the equation, and inclement weather can leave us feeling more like we’re under house arrest.  Save this post for a rainy day […]

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Raising A Spoiled Only Child

I Won’t Apologize for Raising a Spoiled Only Child

My only child is spoiled. It’s true. Do I feel badly about it? Not a chance. To tell you how we got here, I have to tell you how we started. We never planned to make an only child. Truth be told, I’m shocked we only have one. I always thought that I would have […]

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14 Easy Ways to Say I Love You This Valentine’s Day

Tomorrow is February 14th, the day specifically designated to share how much we care about our loved ones. But between preparing for the classroom parties on top of everyday life responsibilities sometimes we don’t have the time to come up with an elaborate way to share the love. We asked our contributors their favorite {easy} […]

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Be the Fun Mom: My New Years Resolution

A few weeks ago, my 7 year old daughter said something that made me take pause. We were making a bed together and she did something goofy that I happened to find particularly funny and laughed with her. She looked at me and said “You laughed? You never laugh.” I forced some more laughter out […]

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If I Am Not Here: An Open Letter to My Daughter

Dear Daughter, Your dad and I started doing estate planning recently and that means making sure you are taken care of first and foremost. We already started a college fund and bank account where all your birthday and Christmas money goes. Today we also talked about who will raise you if we cannot be here. […]

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