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Rugrat Reads: Sky Color

I found another great book for the rugrats in our lives, or, as some people call them, 3-6 year olds. Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds is my next new favorite that will be added to the old favorites. It’s...Read More
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  • Fluff and Fold Parenting

    I don’t know much about this mommy-gig, but the longer I’m in the game the more I realize that parenting is a lot like doing laundry. No matter how long you spend washing, drying and folding clothes, there will be another pile waiting f...

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  • The Bedtime Bandit

    This little mastermind knows exactly what he wants and how to get it. Breaking and entering?...

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    ThisIsNotMyHat

    Rugrat Reads: This Is Not My Hat

    My friend’s daughter just turned three. We throw a birthday party for her every year at our house, and it’s a wonderful tradition. Every year I give her books, since reading and being read to are some of my favorite...Read More
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  • Taylor Baby Rap

    As you probably know, we LOVE pregnancy announcement videos and this one is no exception! Watch this soon-to-be family of three spit some funky rhymes in preparation for their little bundle of joy!...

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  • Creamy Garlic-Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

    There’s no need to buy premade salad dressings if you have a little extra time. Why? Because they are easy to make at home, and you can control the amount of oil and salt added....

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    Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka? Young Readers: Dr. Suess

    Young Readers: Dr. Seuss

    I love reading Dr. Seuss to my 3 year-old and it's one of the few time that she'll actually stay still for a bit to listen. I started collecting Dr. Seuss books before the little hummingbird was born and enjoy...Read More
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  • The Navy Yard Shooting: Close To Home

    I’ve never had anything like this hit so close to home before and I’m in such disbelief. My head was swirling around with the faces of the people my husband and I know who work at the Navy Yard. My husband’s former coworke...

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    Young Readers

    I took my 3 year-old to the library recently and while she loved playing "let's see how many books I can take off the shelves so I can keep my mom on her toes," I spotted a few books that...Read More
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  • What Is Perimenopause?

    I’m pretty blessed in the fact that I have never suffered from PMS. Ever. Until about 3 years ago....

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  • Waiting in Line

    So, I got laid off this September because they eliminated my position. Being unemployed I’ve noticed that besides “Do you have a boyfriend” the other topic for discussion is “what are you doing for work?” “Where do you work?” ...

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    Toddler Bedtime Reads

    Bedtime, my favorite part of the day. Nothing is cuter than watching your child sleep soundly instead of causing chaos throughout the house. Here are some of my daughter's favorite bedtime books over the past 3 years. Consider these books...Read More
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  • Recipe: Shrimp Rice Paper Rolls

    It may be spring, but we’re all about fresh summer rolls. Forget the deep frying and opt for these refreshingly delicious, healthy and impressive Shrimp Rice Paper Rolls....

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  • Am I A King, Mommy?

    Although I am only working part-time, my plate seems to be running over! My mother is staying in a convalescent center while recuperating from a broken femur, my son is still adjusting to the new school year, and I am learning the “ins an...

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    Toddler Books

    At my house we all got hit with colds this past week. I’m blaming the Easter Bunny. Every year he hops to our houses and gives us all kinds of treats, but do we really know where his hands have...Read More
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  • An Open Letter to Abby Lee Miller of Dance Moms

    Dear Abby Lee Miller, Your show, Dance Moms has been on for three years now. We’ve been watching your dancers grow up before our very eyes. It’s very clear to the rest of us how talented, kind and beautiful they are. Many of us ...

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  • Coordinated Sneezing

    We’re guessing these twins do everything together. Look, they even sneeze together!...

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