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Life Happens

  A few weeks ago, I was getting ready to take my daughter to soccer practice. It was her first full practice of the season and important that she be there to refresh her skills and interact with her teammates. Her coach sent an e-mail the week prior about practices, and he had reminded everyoneContinue Reading “Life Happens”

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It Could Have Been My Child

We need to get a bit real here. Like grab-a-cup-of-coffee-lean-in-on-the-couch-and listen-a-bit-real. I’ve lost my child. If you think for a moment, you know you’ve probably lost your child. You remember that feeling too well. Your body is tensing up and your stomach feels uneasy. You don’t have to think. You know; you don’t forget that.Continue Reading “It Could Have Been My Child”

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Hot Topic: Crib at a Restaurant?

Hot Topic: Crib at a Restaurant? Have you about the Brooklyn, NY couple who wheeled their baby’s crib to a restaurant, parked it next to an outdoor table and had brunch? HUH?! People with kids can certainly understand about wanting to go out for breakfast, lunch or dinner – getting out of the house. But aContinue Reading “Hot Topic: Crib at a Restaurant?”

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Why I Don’t Read Parenting Books…Usually

Being the first of my group of friends to have a baby I’m often asked what parenting book I read and which would I recommend.  I didn’t really read any. A fact which is usually  accompanied by shocked looks and mouths open.  It’s not because I’m so amazing, not by a long shot.  I justContinue Reading “Why I Don’t Read Parenting Books…Usually”