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Things That Go! July 2015 Play Date Recap

It turns out that a lot of our readers… …have littles who love things that GO-GO-GO!  …have kiddos who definitely think a car wash big enough to wash a BUS is the coolest.thing.ever! …admit to loving frozen treats and being slightly obsessed with food trucks! Thanks to our sponsor, Fortress Wealth Management, almost 60 mamas and kiddos were able to […]

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Being Brave

Being Brave

I have always had a fear of spiders. Frozen in place, utter terror type of fear. Big or small, it does not matter. As I have grown to be an adult, I have gained a bit more perspective of the ridiculousness of my fear. Partially because my parents are not around to come running when […]

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Bloom Conference 2015: Get to Know Our Speakers

Bloom is only five weeks away! We are excited for many things about this event, especially our breakout session speakers! These ladies have so much knowledge, wisdom, and encouragement to share with you, and we are thrilled to tell you more about them.  Tickets are still available. They are $15 for one ticket, or get a discount when […]

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dealing with tantrums creatively

Dealing with Tantrums Creatively

We all deal with tantrums in our own ways. Every kiddo is different and certainly every parent is different. For me, I’ve found that a little creativity goes a long way. As my daughter is now a full-fledged (terrible) two-year-old, I find that in worst-case scenario meltdowns, sometimes I bend the truth to keep her […]

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