5 Skills Needed to Parent a Toddler

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You know all those baby classes you dutifully attended when you were expecting, the ones where you showed up with your sharpened #2 and 3-ring binder? They were so helpful, right? How to birth, bathe, … [Continue reading]

Spring into Action: Five Things You’ll Want to Add to Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

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This is a sponsored post written on behalf of PPL Electric Utilities. All opinions expressed in this post and blog are my own. #ProjectEnvolve #GetEnvolved Spring cleaning. Call me crazy, but I … [Continue reading]

I LOVE YOU, GOOD NIGHT

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When I was a few months pregnant with my daughter, my husband bought I Love You, Good Night for me. He would read it to my belly every night and it has become one of our daughter's favorite books … [Continue reading]

WHEN ZOMBIE WIVES ATTACK

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A conversation with my zombie-obsessed husband after I shared the following gem from the New York Times. Me: Whoa!! "Aim for the head" The husband: Awesome. I sooooo want there to be a zombie … [Continue reading]

SANITY SAVERS: I’D RATHER EAT GLASS

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Grocery shopping is like amusement park bumper cars, a bad family reunion, and a visit to the dentist all rolled into one. There’s the woman who parks her cart right in the middle of the aisle. The … [Continue reading]

Back on Track: How to Catch Your Breath After a Crazy Holiday Season

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This is a sponsored post written on behalf of PPL Electric Utilities. All opinions expressed in this post and blog are my own. #ProjectEnvolve #GetEnvolved   I’ve finally caught my breath. … [Continue reading]

How Having Children is Like Living in a Frat House

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Ray Romano said it best - having children is like living in a frat house. I have to say, you were spot on, Ray! But you're missing a few points. No worries. Four years of college provided me with a … [Continue reading]

Write from the Heart

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So, you want to be a writer, huh? I know what you’re saying: “No, I want to be a blogger.” Well, guess what? In a world in which Wordpress is the new Random House, it’s pretty much the same thing. In … [Continue reading]

KETCHUP IS A VEGETABLE: AN INTERVIEW WITH ROBIN O’BRYANT

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Ketchup is a vegetable. It’s true. Really. Robin O’Bryant says so (or at least us mommas like to tell ourselves that it counts). In her book Ketchup Is A Vegetable: And Other Lies Moms Tell … [Continue reading]

Recipe: When is a Lasagna Not a Lasagna? (When It’s Lasagna Roll-Ups!)

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RecipeTwist #CollectiveBias If it were up to my husband and daughter, we’d eat lasagna … [Continue reading]