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A Day In The Life of a Mom Who “Has it all”

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A quick introduction: I’m married, I have a full-time job, I work from home on days that I’m not frantically traveling across the country, and I have two kids, ages 2 and 5. From the outside, we are living the American Dream. We have a cat, a dog (AND they like …

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Why I Will Not Use Writing as a Punishment

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As I watched my daughter in her tumbling class a couple weeks ago, I couldn’t help but eavesdrop on a conversation —because it was happening right next to me—between the mom sitting beside me and another mother. They were bemoaning the obstinate attitudes of their preteen girls, swapping ideas about …

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Dangers of Social Media and Technology for our Kids

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There are some obvious dangers of social media that as parents we know exist.  We all must protect our children and teach them that there are predators everywhere and their social media accounts need to be kept private.  As much as we try to do this, have you ever looked …

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The One Where It Turns Out I’m Not Handling It All That Well

Frantic Mother

The word that best describes my life right now is: frantic. I feel like no matter what I do, no matter how well I prepare for each day, I am completely frantic.  I feel like I’m constantly in a race against time to try to get done what needs to …

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