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Seven Unique Gifts for New Moms

Shortly after my second son was born, family and friends reached out to me asking what we could use since we already had ample baby boy clothes. While it’s a somewhat uncomfortable question to answer (what childbearing-age adult actually *asks* for particular things outside of a registry), it’s appreciated by gift givers. Buying for a […]

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Our Grandparent Village

From the moment our daughter was born I learned quickly that it really does “take a village” to raise a child. It doesn’t mean that you are parenting any less, but it just means that you need to be able to reach out and accept help when needed. Finding your village can be hard, but […]

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Unconditionally Grand

Grandparents have such an important role in the lives of all children. It is shown in the unconditional love, laughter, and joy shared during each and every meeting. I was lucky enough to grow up with all four grandparents, growing special bonds with them in very different and unique ways. However, it wasn’t until I […]

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Kelsie grandparents with dad

What Three Generations Of Mothering Looks Like

Nothing makes you appreciate your mother like becoming a mother yourself. For all the times my mom has answered my frantic questions, offered guidance, and listened to my frustrations, I realized that I rarely ask her about her own experience raising children…or my grandmother, for that matter. So I sat down with them to talk about […]

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