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On Opposite Sides of Fertility

Our paths have always been parallel…from first jobs, demanding bosses, blind dates, breakups, engagements, first homes and marriages. Similar weaving paths have strengthened our decade long friendship. Then it came to the pivotal milestone of starting families and suddenly we found ourselves on opposite sides of fertility. You had your feet firmly planted on the […]

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Raising Sisters

  I don’t have a sister. My mom doesn’t have a sister. In fact, there are no pairs of sisters in my entire family tree other than my grandmother and her sister. Yet, here we are raising a precautious pair of sisters. When we found out we were having a second girl we were shocked. […]

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Countdown to the Holidays – Mommy Style

Day One – Go up into the attic to gather all your holiday heirloom goodies. Discover mouse poo and spend the rest of the day finding humane mouse traps and having your skin crawl. Day Two – Nothing brings out compassion and love in family like a well-organized family photo session. Bribe your children with […]

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Holiday Baking with Kids

The holidays are quickly approaching at what feels like break neck speed. Amidst the planning, purchasing, crafting, giving, donating, and decorating craziness I also like to add the joy of holiday baking with our girls into the mix (pun intended). There are so many benefits to having your little ones join you in the kitchen […]

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