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My son is almost 2 years old, so as you can imagine, we've been asked a fair number of times if we are planning to have any more kids. Some people pose it as a direct question - "When...
Kids, I understand that you have a special bond with mom. Most kids do. And I understand that some of your behavior may stem from the fact that you don’t see mom as much as you would like. But I’m...

Oh, Are They Twins?

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No, they are not. My children were born 14 months apart. My husband and I were married at the ripe age of 33 in 2013. We had our firstborn, a boy, in 2014 and our second born (surprise!), a...
I’m a stay-at-home mom with a toddler and a baby. Recently, the baby hit a milestone I’d been dreading for months: the crossover from Will Sleep Anytime/Anywhere to Must Be In Crib at Nap Time OR ELSE. Up until this point, the...
After my second baby was born, I developed an immediate vitriol for her infant carseat. Like, I really hated the darn thing. It was the same one we had used for my son, one of those “baby buckets” that...
During registration this fall, our high school began issuing chrome books to every student for the first time. My own high schooler posted on Instagram that he couldn’t believe the school was paying for THAT when their auditorium seats...
On October 31, just let your kids eat their darn Halloween candy. Disclaimer: I'm not talking to parents of kids with food allergies or any other serious medical condition for whom candy-eating is verboten. I am talking to the rest of...
Sometimes we have great ideas. Sometimes other people have great ideas. And sometimes we look at other people's great ideas and think, "Yes! I should do THAT!" Sharing is caring, people. So, with that, I give you some of the best ideas --...
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The Guilt Of Three

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Mom Guilt is no secret. I’ve had it plenty of times in my three years of momming. I’m sure you’ve had it, too. So many parts of motherhood can be hard. And I’ve heard the adjustment from two to...
Shortly after our daughter was born nearly seven years ago, my husband and I realized that bed-sharing with a nursing infant would be safer and more comfortable if we all had more space. So, one fateful Saturday, we went...
The phrase, “You’re such a good Mom,” while sincere, causes me to cringe every single time it is directed in my general direction. While I think those around me are worthy of such support, much like being told that...
So you’re here. For whatever reason the papers have been filed and you are now embarking on a new life. Often, and especially if this was not your doing, people can absolutely lose their ever loving minds in divorce....

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Family-Friendly Travel Destinations from Madison, WI

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Got a travel bug? With spring break and summer travels coming up - we wanted to offer you some great travel options... whether you...

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