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Daycare Blog

To Daycare or Not to Daycare?

Daycare saved me. Truly. As a first-time Mom, I wanted to do it all. I wanted my career while still being able to take care of my child during the work day. I didn’t desire to be a stay-at-home Mom unless it meant I could keep my career, because it’s more of a passion for […]

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My 10 'Must Have' Gadgets

My 10 ‘Must Have’ Gadgets

Planning for a baby is a big task. I remember like it was yesterday. You get signed up for all these “freebies” and subscriptions, and the emails start flooding in with gadgets you have to get. The new “IT” item. It can be quite overwhelming and hard to know what you will use and what […]

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All I Want is Sleep

All I Want Is Sleep

I was blessed with our first son, Logan just shy of two years ago. As we embark on trying for another, I prepare myself once again for the sleepless nights. I try to remember what those were like, as we are now used to getting plenty of sleep; more than I expected, but our little […]

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What I really want to write in your baby shower card..

What I really want to write in your baby shower card…

    Instead of “Congrats! You guys will make great parents!” or “So thrilled for your new bundle of joy!” how about we write what that mom-to-be needs to hear: I’ve talked to several girlfriends about this. Right before you have a baby, you rationally and consciously know that “your life is about to change forever,” […]

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Discipline

Disciplining 101 and 5 Tips for Moms

Disciplining kids is a challenge for most parents. Duh, right!?!?! By profession, I’m a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who primarily works with kids with disabilities. It can be hard as a professional to know the most appropriate way to respond and I have a ton of experience and training, however it’s even harder as a […]

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