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Good Play

It’s January: when the holidays are over, the kids grow tired of their new toys, and everything seems to go a bit flat. Reacquaint yourself with some good, old-fashioned play to help banish those winter doldrums. Check out our list of age-appropriate ideas. read more

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The Case For Celebrating Birthdays

There are some families who pace themselves for birthdays: one year family party, one year friend party. I’m not of that variety. My husband and I both come from lines of birthday celebrators. read more

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The Unbirthday

Couldn’t we all use a little more whimsy — a little more freedom to celebrate? Holidays are signified by special occasions or days off work, but life is so much richer than that. Our souls need to celebrate, we were created to enjoy life, to live fully alive, to awaken to wonder! read more

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Celebrating the Last

Part of motherhood is marking our kids’ firsts: baby’s first Christmas; first hair cut; first visit to the dentist; first day of school. Kids have lots of firsts, but have you thought about also celebrating some of their lasts? read more

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The Ambiguous One

This month we are featuring fun experiments you can do with your baby from the book Experimenting with Babies. Babies are sweet and cuddly and full of scientific experiments. What will your baby teach you? read more