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Digital Dilemma: I’m Responsible for My Children’s Online Presence

I’m not sure exactly when I realized it. One day recently though, it occurred to me that I am responsible for my children’s digital presence. And I’m not entirely comfortable with that. I think the moment occurred while I was scrolling through my newsfeed, and I overheard my niece say to her mom “Don’t put […]

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Expectations Ruin Everything! Let Go and Embrace the Unexpected

You’ve spent hours, weeks, months even… planning the perfect event. A family vacation. A wedding. A birthday party. Ordinary outings require work too… a trip to the zoo, lunch with an old friend, a play date with new moms. Without realizing it, you already have a vision forming of how it will all play out. […]

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Adventuring Solo With Kids: When Dad Can’t Go

Disclaimer: If you're a single parent or otherwise used to parenting alone often, you'll probably laugh at this article.  You're amazing, and I hope you'll share some tips with us. It was the summer of 2015.  I was 8 months pregnant with my third child, and it was so hot.  The shade and kiddie pool [...]
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Don’t Let Green Beans Ruin Your Day: Have We Set Our Standards Too High?

There I was…  It was about 3 o’clock in the afternoon on a weekend.  My head was about to explode. My toddler and I had been sitting at the dinner table, at my in-laws, for just about an hour. She was crying and whining; I was pretending like I didn’t notice. That’s how I was […]

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