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3 Tips to Connect with Your Child’s Teacher

Confession: I’m a total teacher dork and after a long break (which does seem to go by way too quickly) I love back to school time! As much as I am itching to smell freshly sharpened pencils, plan new exciting lessons, and set up my classroom, what I look forward to most is meeting my new little […]

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Summer Schedule… Or Not?

Ahhh summer. No more alarms set for early school hours, packing lunches, and rushing to get to school on time. For students and teachers alike, this season is looked forward to as a time to relax and let go. But what about the schedule? The routine? There is research that says that keeping kids on […]

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Reasons Why We’re Crying: KCMB Toddlers Talk

All I’m trying to do is enjoy my life. Get through the day with the least amount of discomfort as possible.  Sure, I know they’ll make me get dressed, bathed, and eat. And these things are necessary… I guess. But I should have some say in how it’s all done, right? They don’t know how difficult […]

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#momfail

#momfail

Last Saturday, I found myself frantically driving with my 1 1/2 year old, worried about being late for his first swim lesson.  I had been so busy working on a project with a quickly approaching deadline, that I simply forgot to check the time. Fitz was now in his car seat and eating a waffle, […]

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Modeling Family Values

Modeling Family Values: The Why and How

Being teachers and general planners, my husband and I had talked for years about how we wanted to raise our children. But when we actually had a kid, the fantastical conversations of what we might do became a reality. And at first, more so for Joe. After I brought baby Fitz home from the hospital, I […]

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Finding the Right Doctor Matters

Finding the Right Doctor Matters

Just a few hours after our sweet baby boy was born, a doctor walked in and told us (in not so choice words) that they couldn’t tell if he had one of his testicles. She said it could be undescended, but based on her evaluation it looked like he didn’t have one at all on […]

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Guiltless Girls Trip

I am currently in that phase of life where I wear so many hats and always feel pressed for time. Consequently, I am in that phase of life where I have so.much.guilt. I work full time. I have two side gigs. I am a wife, daughter, sister, and friend. And now I am a mommy.  […]

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