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How to Make the Most of Doctor Visits

It seems like one of the main roles of mothers today is taking kids to doctors visits. Whether it’s the pediatrician or the dentist or the chiropractor, we often find ourselves in situations where we are communicating with health care professionals. I wanted to share a few tips for making the most of your doctor visits–for both […]

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Dear Younger Me

Dear Younger Me, Hey, it’s Older You, just dropping by to write you a note and share some advice from the future. I’m here with a spoiler–you turn out alright! The problems that seem monstrous right now will only sometimes be truly monstrous. You will make {mostly} good choices. You’ll experience success and failure. You’ll […]

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Teal Pumpkin Project®-Help Bring Joy to a Child’s Halloween

Help Bring Joy to a Child’s Halloween with the Teal Pumpkin Project

While many children and families experience so much fun and excitement with Halloween, it can be a hard time for those with food allergies and other disabilities. My son, Easton, is autistic and has food allergies, making Halloween doubly hard. We weren’t able to participate in the traditional way of trick or treating until my […]

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Saying Goodbye- Mom at a Crossroads

Mom at a Crossroads: As You Say Goodbye to Each Stage of Motherhood

No matter what stage of life you are in as a mom, there are so many times or situations in life you find yourself saying goodbye. Goodbye to the last time being pregnant. Farewell to the last time you will change a diaper. No more sweet smelling babies, and off to the terrible twos and threes. Saying goodbye as your baby […]

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