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One of my favorite ways to connect with children, open up conversations, and learn new things together is through reading. When I struggle to...
Life is hard and the last year and a half has been harder than most for many reasons. As moms, we carry a huge...
A bakery-perfect cake, centerpieces made from antique jars filled with bubble gum, and handmade superhero capes for all of the kids who attended describes...
10-year-old: “Mom, mom, mom, Can I get a pop-it or a simple dimple?” Me: A whatza what now? 10-year-old: “It’s a fidget toy. They’re so cute...
My third little guy turned two in December 2020. He lived much of his first year during COVID times. We pulled him out of...
I’m not a competitive person. I didn’t do many sports in high school, and I haven’t encouraged my children to be overly involved in...
Someone close to me had her first baby a few weeks after I had my third (under 3). It occurred to me that at...
When children have problems in their esophagus or moving food through their gastrointestinal tract, receiving an accurate diagnosis can be a challenge. MercyOne recently...
She’s making a list, writing it twice, gonna find out who’s naughty and who actually does things right the first time. Ok so my back-to-school jingles could...
Twenty years ago, on September 11, 2001, I was teaching 6th grade in a middle school. Like every morning, Channel One news was playing...
I’m going to share a little secret with you… Diets don’t work. Sure, you may lose a few pounds at first… but your chances...
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