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My kids are allowed screen time, and that’s okay.

A few things happened all in the same week that made me decide I want to share my perspective on screen time. A delivery guy at work stopped me to tell me he sure hopes I don’t let me kids use screens. Side note: I work in an office, not around kids. I’m not sure… Continue reading My kids are allowed screen time, and that’s okay.

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Why We Keep Birthdays Simple

Both of my kids have summer birthdays. That combined with Father’s Day, July 4th, and juggling a big extended family is causing me to have celebrations on the brain. My 4 year old son recently and unknowingly reminded me why we keep our holidays and birthdays simple: because right now we can. . . .… Continue reading Why We Keep Birthdays Simple

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Becoming a Mom Made Me a Crybaby

“Before having kids I rarely cried. In fact, it might have been weird how little I cried. Emotional moments around other people made me uncomfortable. It’s not like the end of The Notebook isn’t sob worthy. I just didn’t ever want to share that with the people I was watching it with. I was going… Continue reading Becoming a Mom Made Me a Crybaby

Week in Review

Week in Review 4/7/17

I hope everyone had a great week. Thanks for checking out my weekly series, Week in Review, posted every Friday. Enjoy a recap of how the week went down and tell me about yours.   1) What’s gotten my attention this week? Easter candy. Actually bigger and more important things in the world have gotten my attention… Continue reading Week in Review 4/7/17

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I’m a Bah Humbug Mom

You know those people that start counting down the number of weeks until Christmas in July and don’t mind holiday decorations making appearances in stores before Halloween? Yeah, that’s not me. . . . . It continues here at my next piece for the moms blog site:  I’m a Bah Humbug Mom Feel free to pin it,… Continue reading I’m a Bah Humbug Mom

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A Boy And His Train Obsession

Kids go through phases, but my son’s train phase has been long lived for a little boy, over a year. We call him train obsessed. As a mom I love watching my kids discover things they love. I never thought I’d ever get excited to get stuck at a railroad crossing. Now I think of it… Continue reading A Boy And His Train Obsession