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Moving Past Survival in the Toddler Years

But these years with the toddler crew in tow aren’t meant to be endured, where survival is the end goal and thriving only happens once they’re over. It is possible, I promise, to enjoy this difficult parenting season too. At least in part. Here are a few things that helped. read more

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Teaching your Child to Share

Don’t be afraid to teach your child that the world does not revolve around her. Allow her to see that she cannot have everything she wants. Sharing is a key to life. Model sharing the way you want her to learn it, and don’t worry that you don’t share everything with her. read more

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I Am a Slacker Mom

The most difficult season of motherhood for me was the baby phase. I didn’t suffer from post-partum depression. My babies were healthy and great sleepers. My marriage didn’t suffer as a result of having children. I simply found the baby years to be tough. read more

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SimplyFun Game Review

The kids are on summer break, and you might soon be looking for ways to entertain them while still providing an educational environment. SimplyFun provides fun, educational games for parents to play with their children. read more

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I let my Daughter Pick Out my Outfit

Check out this sweet video of Ashley and her adorable daughter, Addie Jo, as Ashley has her daughter pick out her outfit for a day of running errands and a playdate. What would your toddler pick out? read more