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sibling rivalry

Survival of the Fittest? Sibling Rivalry At Its Finest

I grew up the second oldest in a family of four. I have two brothers and a sister and we are all four years apart. Growing up we were pretty close and shared so many fun memories of family trips, weekly dinners and our 1980s basement antics complete with Nintendo 64, VHS movies of “Goonies” and […]

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FCMB_Lice Kit

Lice: Those Annoying Little Buggers!

“Mom, a girl at camp has lice. Don’t worry, they checked my head,” my daughter stated one summer day last year. Ugh, just the word lice makes me automatically scratch all parts of my head. These tiny, almost microscopic bugs… yuck! I knew better having gone through lice many times myself as a child and […]

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pregnancy

Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy

Pregnancy is one of the most amazing things we can experience as women. Growing a human child is hard. miraculous work! Through the morning sickness, food cravings/aversions, exhaustion, and more, we strive to feel that true pregnancy glow. As we patiently await the arrival of our new little one(s) we research everything and try our [...]
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spring cleaning

5 Spring Cleaning Pro Tips!

It’s starting to feel more like Spring and for many of us that means opening up the windows, dusting off the patio furniture, and getting ready to enjoy some time outside. This is the time of year people get extra motivated to participate in the annual spring cleaning tradition. I love the way my house […]

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drowsy

When “Drowsy But Awake” Isn’t Working

If you’ve read anything at all about children’s sleep, you’ve probably come across the phrase “drowsy but awake.” Experts agree that developing healthy sleep habits begins with bedtime, and that putting children to bed “drowsy but awake” will help them to learn to put themselves to sleep and back to sleep throughout the night. Starting […]

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