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The One Question You Should Be Asking During Daycare Interviews: Notes From A Daycare Provider

There is one question I realized I am never asked as a daycare provider during interviews and admittedly, I fail to ask this question of potential families as well:...Read More
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    QUIZ: Which Disney Mom Are You Most Like?

    Okay, we know you know every Disney movie like the back of your hand. You can quote every line in Monster’s Inc. and ‘Let It Go’ still will not leave your head. Well, now you can figure out where you fit amongst the talki...

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    Jedi Babies Make Star Wars So Much Better

    Forget space! The real battle is in the kitchen and it’s for… the last cupcake. We all know this fight well....

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    9 Things I Wish I’d Known About Being a Mom Before Actually Becoming One, Because Let’s Face It, Everyone Lies To You

    9. Ninety percent of being a mom involves making snacks, packing snacks, going to the store to buy new snacks, unpacking snacks, researching snacks and asking mothers about their snacks, cleaning up after snacks, and preparing snacks for the next...Read More
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    Top 5 Reasons I Will Cut You

    Have you seen the shower scene in Psycho? Yes, that would be me, headed toward my husband with a big, shiny knife; preferably sharp. For as long as I can remember, I’ve told Andy (the infamous husband) that I would stab him in his sleep. ...

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  • Deva Dalporto

    You Really Need One Of These

    Fake commercial for a product every mom should own....

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    Sarah Cottrell

    5 Things Only Parents Of Boys Will Understand

    Catchy title, huh? I have no idea what it is like to raise girls. Who knows, maybe they really are easier until the teen years like everyone tells me. Or maybe girls are exactly the same level of absurdity that boys are.

    My oldest boy is turning five soon. My youngest boy just turned one. Between them I am sure that I could solve the energy crisis if only I could capture the intense amount of vigor that zings and swirls around them all day (and night) long.

    With new birthday milestones marked on the kitchen wall growth chart, I offer up these 5 things that (I am fairly certain) only the parents of boys will understand. READ MORE

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  • Crystal Ponti

    Spring Break Staycation

    So the kids are on spring break and that means getting a whole week to spend with them as a family. Great news, right? Ugh. Except that you don’t have any plans. What are you going to do with all that time?...

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  • Allison Goines

    Are You Ready For A Paleo Thanksgiving?

    Thanksgiving is a holiday filled with grain-laden, dairy-heavy comfort food dishes. It can be tough for the paleo follower to find typical holiday recipes that are grain-free, dairy-free and wholesome. It’s not impossible, however, to hav...

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    My Daughter Definitely Actually Just Said That.

    If asked what my favorite curse word is, I would answer quickly. I curse….a lot. But, and here’s the rub, I need to stop. After all, I’m a mom to two little girls. Usually, I’m good at keeping these words...Read More
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  • Eve (I Ate Your Damn) Apple

    An Ode To Mom

    Roses are red. Violets are blue. You are my mom. Come wipe my poo....

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    Choosing A Daycare: 10 Must Ask Questions

    Daycare is an expensive, necessary evil for the working mom. When you pay an arm and a leg to have someone watch your kids while you are at work, it only makes sense that you would want to get the most out of it for yourself and your childr...

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    Sibling Study Shows Increase in Parent Aggravation

    Future studies will show the primary difficulty which arises from having more than one child is that despite best efforts to raise them consistently and equally, children stubbornly refuse to behave in an identical way to their siblings.  ...Read More
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  • Are You One of The People Who Uses This Saying?

    There is a saying that I have heard many times over my teaching career; I am sad to admit, I used to say it....

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