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When my boys were babies, I made all of their food. I loved steaming vegetables and busting out my food processor to introduce them to new things. As they got older, they continued to eat what was served, rarely...
Two years ago, my husband and I were both putting ourselves through nursing school. As full-time students, we didn't have a steady source of income. Realizing that our family of four deserved a break from the hectic life that...
My 10-month-old son has been attending We Play Center Virtual Dance Parties since he was 3 months old. Virtual Dance Parties are 15-minute daily Zoom meetings hosted by a We Play Center facilitator for young children to dance and...
It's World Art Day! What a great time to break out the poster boards and craft supplies and celebrate with your kids! Time spent in art projects promotes creativity and a love of learning. Art helps with hand-eye coordination and...
My 11-year-old son’s phone is history. Kids and phones mean constant policing and I’m tired. Tired of checking and double-checking, unlocking, and blocking. Your daughter’s texts were the last straw. Every night the phone comes to my room. Nothing good...
Deja Vu: Reliving your favorite childhood memories with your children “Ma, look Minnie!” The look and sound of the excitement felt by your toddler when she sees Minnie Mouse for the first time. Just watching their excitement takes you back...
As I mentally prepare for the impending transition that my soon-to-be 11 year old will be facing, I have given a lot of thought to talk about the next things. She will be leaving her elementary school this spring...
Dear Sweet Baby Girl, You'll be here any day now, and we are all so excited to meet you! Daddy and I have been working hard on your nursery to get it just perfect for you, even though you'll be staying...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children's Hospital. Coping With Stress and Anxiety in a Post-COVID-19 World :: A Guide for Parents and Children The past year has been a highly stressful one for children, adolescents, and families as we...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Lily House at Ursuline Academy. We are excited to share this new program with you!  Introducing Lily House at Ursuline Academy The Lily House at Ursuline Academy will serve boys and girls from 6...
Disclaimer: I tried to write about this in a way that didn’t make me look like an absolute raving lunatic, but it wasn’t possible, so I’m just leaning into it. If anything, I hope my distress makes someone laugh...
A few weeks ago I shared a post on Facebook that said something along the lines of “Name a movie you can recite from start to finish.” There are a few movies that this rings true to in my...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by University Medical Center.  Keep Your Teen Driver Safe With These Six Rules of the Road Getting a driver’s license is a very exciting milestone for a teenager. It’s a first taste of freedom and an...
It was a typical Wednesday evening. My oldest was playing Adventure Academy on her iPad, my husband was on his way home from work, and I was about to make dinner. My 3-year asked if she could play with...