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middle school transition

Ideas to Ease the Tricky Back to Middle School Transition

I see you, first day of school. Looming in the second half of August, just hanging out. Waiting to be recognized by teachers, parents, and students. Some might have had this date circled since May, while others are still pretending you’re a ways off. However you’re looked at, there you wait. And sooner or later […]

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breastfeeding awareness

A mama and her milk: A breastfeeding love story

August 1–7 is World Breastfeeding Week. The theme for 2018 is Breastfeeding: Foundation for Life. Find more posts about the joys and challenges of breastfeeding and pumping here.  The time has come again. The last bag of breast milk has left my freezer. The special deep freeze we bought specifically to store my breast milk after […]

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fun kids activities

5 Reasons to Do Activities with Your Kids

Ever since my kids were little, my friends called me the “Activity Mom”. When my oldest was a baby, I started doing activities with him and eventually started a blog to share my ideas with others. I’ve often had moms tell me they feel guilty that they don’t do as many activities as I do. […]

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