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Shane building his tower!

Meltdown Averted

I hate to admit it, but I have been arguing with my two-year-old son Shane, and he has been winning. This is something I told myself would never happen when I became a mother. Of course I have heard of the “terrible two’s” but I didn’t think I would have legitimate arguments with a toddler. […]

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The Summer Me

 There is nothing like the first day of summer vacation. The alarm is turned off, pajamas are worn well into the morning, and life is beautiful. For me, I welcome  the better version of myself – The Summer Me. In the summer, I am truly a better person – a better mommy, a better wife,  a better […]

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Naptime Negotiations

As I write this, I’ve just put the Little Monkey down for his morning nap.  As always, I’ve been ambitious with my plans for this naptime – I’ve penciled in unloading the dishwasher, enjoying a cup of coffee, and putting on my makeup.  “I’ll do that while the baby takes his nap!” I say to […]

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Enjoying the flight

Up Up and Away

If there’s one thing you know about me, it’s my love of travel.  Lucky for me, my husband shares that same love.  Pre-baby, we really got to enjoy this mutually shared interest of ours.  We promised each other we would continue enjoying the world, only we would share the awesome experiences with our future children. […]

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