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Dealing with Age Gaps and Bridging the Great Divide

I have two daughters. Two lovely angels sent directly from above. They are great girls. They get along well, most of the time. But lately, I find myself struggling when it comes time to have some fun together. See – my daughters are 5 years apart. When Lucy was 7 and Sally was 2, activities […]

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Alexa, Please Parent For me

“Alexa, Please Parent For Me.”

They've done it. The computers. They've gotten smarter than us and answered our prayers. It's now legal to have a sister wife. She costs about $180, and goes by the name "Alexa". Amazon's Echo has oft been referred to as a "glorified speaker", but I'm here to show you the ways it can be so [...]
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The Simple Truth {An Anatomy Lesson for my Toddler}

There’s no beating around the bush, there’s no fancy terms or lingo used in my family. We just call his a Penis and hers Vagina. It’s that simple. Don’t worry, there have been some very interesting conversations about the context of this in our household recently. “Sweetie, there’s a difference between calling it a penis […]

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Am I Qualified Teenager

Am I Really Qualified To Have A Teenager?

Life with my three darling boys (insert sarcasm) has been on cruise control for some miles now. Once we moved beyond the baby and little kid stage, there was a reprieve of sorts. Although sometimes extremely chaotic, days were mostly predictable: eat, school & family, eat, friends & video games, eat, homework, eat, activities & […]

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