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Lisa Witherspoon

10 Parenting Skills I Would Like To Learn

We are constantly learning, aren’t we? At least, we should be. We may not have some enormous revelation each and every day, but we pick up little tidbits all the time through television, social media, and the people we encounter. It’s what we are all sending our kids back to school right now or setting up shop to home school – we want them to learn. READ MORE

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    Apparently her gums are squeaky clean! Babies make all kinds of different noises, but this is definitely a new one. ...

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  • Burn Your Bra AND Wear Pink

    A few weeks after I had my daughter, I met a woman with a girl a few days younger than mine. She wore a green onesie that read “Baby Activist,” and her name was Cameron, chosen specifically for its gender neutrality. I thought I’d be ...

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    True Exhaustion From My Singleton

    One of the best parts of being part of this whole blogosphere is the sense of community.  I know that some can’t understand how I would want to give and receive suggestions from total strangers, but…it doesn’t feel like that. ...Read More
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    Dear Mommies And Daddies: Advice From A Parenting Veteran

    Dear Mommies and Daddies, Mommies and Daddies To Be, and Future Mommies and Daddies,

    After having three kids, I DO in fact have much knowledge to share with you. I have lived, learned, and still learning. I still struggle and have my highs and lows in parenting. I make mistakes that I hope will not screw up my child or more so that they’re too young to remember these mistakes. So, you want some insider secrets, please let me give them to you. READ MORE

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - 5 Things Boot Camp and Motherhood Have In Common

    5 Things Motherhood and Boot Camp Have in Common

    Since I have had my daughter, there have been many moments and situations where I have found myself reflecting on my time in boot camp. Some of the situations I encountered are so relevant to motherhood that I have to share them with you. Without further ado… READ MORE

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - The Waves of Parenting

    The Waves of Parenting

    I’m a people watcher. Humans honestly fascinate me. We are all so different and unique, yet so incredibly alike. As I sat on the beach vacationing with my family, I was taking notice of all the other people around me....Read More
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    Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    Parents: Before You Get Too Lost, Remember These Things

    I think too many parents focus too much on education. Yes, I think education is extremely important. But every child first needs some basic things in order to thrive educationally.

    I am not a cookie cutter person.

    My kids are not cookie cutter kids. READ MORE

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    Whether you like cognac or gin, this classic cocktail is for you!...

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  • I’m On Strike

    I remember a conversation early on in my marriage. We were having dinner with friends, mid-winter, and I was boasting about how I helped Angel to shovel the stoop and sidewalk after a particularly nasty snowstorm. As our hostess served coff...

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