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My Kid’s Friend Got A Concussion Under My Watch, And It Terrified Me

A few months ago, I had the very harrowing experience of being in charge of my daughter’s friend when she fell and got a concussion. It was nuts, and so scary, and I’m still coming to terms with it. Read … Continue reading

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YA Books That Made My Year (even if they didn’t come out in 2018, although a bunch of ’em did)

You know that feeling when you finish a book and you loved it so much that it almost makes you sad it’s over and you basically want to turn back to page 1 and read it again IMMEDIATELY? Yeah, me … Continue reading

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My Random Explanations For Scary Movies

Thanks to the mostly-brilliant #HauntingofHillHouse on Netflix and other #Halloween spookiness like #Hereditary, I’ve been having some too-scared-to-sleep-moments lately and I decided to come up with some explanations for all the terrifying sh*t. The lady who can bend all the way backwards … Continue reading

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“A true mom’s work is never done.”

  Just a picture of me, checking my daughter’s hair for lice. Using this headlamp is oddly rewarding (especially when the kids are, in fact, lice free!). Plus, my husband gets to make fun of me for looking like a … Continue reading

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Play Hooky With Your Kids Tomorrow!!!

  I know, I know. We’re all super busy, but sometimes don’t you just want to slow it down? Y’know, hang out with your kids and, like, get to know their cute little selves a bit better? I do! So … Continue reading

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Let’s Celebrate Earth Day Every Day!

Earth Day happens on April 22nd, but we should really be pampering Mama Earth year round. I’ve got some fantastic tips and ideas for celebrating Earth Day every day. For instance, stop using plastic!!! Check out the full article at Real … Continue reading

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11 Secrets To Traveling With A Toddler (Without Losing Your Mind)

Let me be honest, I don’t look like one of those moms who has her act together at the airport. You know who I mean: That woman strutting through B terminal with a fresh blow-out, pulling a roller suitcase that … Continue reading

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My Kids Are Totally Destroying My Spotify Cred

I used to pride myself on listening to the newest, hippest indie and electronic music. I’ll never forget the year my best friend and I went to SXSW, cramming a hundred bands into four fabulous days. It was amazing to … Continue reading

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I Want To Be An Activist, But My Kids Are Holding Me Back

Ever since the presidential election last fall I’ve been outraged, depressed, terrified, and wanting to get more involved. I regret that I didn’t volunteer to call undecided voters or put up posters in 2016, but would it have made a … Continue reading

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I Can’t Deal With The Swearing Rules That Kids Have

I could see it in her eyes right away. When I picked my 6-year-old daughter up from school, she looked upset. The drama had happened that morning, on the bus ride to school, and it took nearly half the walk home for me … Continue reading

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