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A Thank You to the Other Woman in My Kids’ Lives

Here’s a confession: I am the jealous type. I’ve worked hard as an adult to stop comparing myself to others. To recognize that happiness and love are not finite resources. To delight when another’s light shines, secure in the understanding that theirs doesn’t diminish my own. That kind of heart work does not come easy, […]

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Prepare your child for the best education with The Goddard School

  The Goddard School® offers the Best Childhood Preparation for Success in Iowa For nearly 30 years, The Goddard School has been a trusted name among parents and families. Its classrooms provide safe, nurturing environments for children six weeks to six years. They offer age-appropriate opportunities to explore and discover. From infants to toddlers, preschoolers […]

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Dear Daycare

Dear Daycare

Dear Daycare, It is time for us to part ways because my son is old now. Every time you’ve told us it was time for my tiny son to move up from the one-year-old room to the two’s, to the three’s, to the four’s, I’ve had a bit of a panic attack. Over time, you’ve […]

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Mom Guilt.

Mom Guilt.

Mom guilt. It is a real thing. We stay awake questioning many steps throughout our day trying to shake the feeling we did something wrong (even if we know we didn’t). We second guess decisions when other moms challenge our stance. Lots of subjects are hot topics for inducing mom guilt. And it can come from […]

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Local Business Spotlight: 2 for U Childcare

Today’s post is sponsored by 2 for U Childcare: Offering nurturing, dedicated, and trusted childcare in Ankeny and West Des Moines. About 2 for U 2 For U Daycare is a family owned and operated childcare center with a great learning program. The owners are Jaycie and Jill Curry, sisters, and Lisha Curry, Mother. Beginning with one […]

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Preschool Curriculum Review: Mother Goose Time

I’m thrilled to share my newest favorite thing with you today: It’s an inspiring, life-changing, easy-to-use, inspiring curriculum from Mother Goose Time! Mother Goose Time is a professionally developed preschool curriculum that nurtures the whole child and supports the child’s social, emotional and intellectual growth. Mother Goose Time offers monthly curriculum kits of theme-based, hands-on activities, art […]

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