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How do you know when you’re done having kids?

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When my friend Stephanie at Metropolitan Mama sent me the question, “What were the contributing factors that led to your decision to have two kids?”… I had to think about it. While I wish I had some profound or enlightening answer, the truth is, I’m not exactly sure how Mike and I came to the […] Read more…

It’s posts like this that make me glad I blog

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I was looking through some of my archives the other day, reminiscing about when the kids were younger, when I came across this one about my son. It had me cracking up out loud, remembering, and being glad I blogged about it. (He’s 11 now and I miss these funny, little boy times!…) Snakes and snails and… BIRD WINGS?! I’ve told you before […] Read more…

Featured at Mamapedia Voices!

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Being a happy mom isn’t about sailing through motherhood. It’s not about having it all together or having the best kids. And it’s not about perfection. Motherhood can be chaotic, stressful, and complicated. There are temper tantrums and sibling squabbles. There is self-doubt and frustration, fear and uncertainty. But there is also laughter and love… […] Read more…

Separation Anxiety – At Home and Out of Sight

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Today for Mom-Monday, I wanted to share a great article by my friend Elizabeth Pantley, author of the No-Cry series of parenting books. For those of you who have kids who have experienced separation anxiety (and we all have at one point, right?), I know this article will be a big help! Separation Anxiety – […] Read more…