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Tag: Grandparents

Guiding Children Through the Longest Goodbye with Grandma

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I have studied my now five and half year-old sons closely over the last year. Partly because I was given the gift of time...

What If Our Parents Had Used Smartphones?

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Sure, I’m dating myself here, but my parents didn’t have smartphones, or even cell phones, when I was growing up. There wasn’t something constantly...

Boy, Have the Years Flown By: A Reminder to Stay Present

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Just the other day, I went to my second orthopedic doctor appointment for my foot that’s healing from a double fracture. While getting checked...

Why I’m Fine With Dropping Off My Kid at Grandma’s

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Diaper changes, meal prep, bedtime routines and doctor appointments. It becomes a part of your regular life when you become a parent. Don’t get...

Hot Beverages to Warm You Up This Winter

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I don’t know about you, but on a cold winter’s night I love nothing more than to warm up by wrapping up in a...

Christmas: From Ho-Hum to Grief to Joy

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I’ve always enjoyed Christmas in a ho-ho-ho-hum sort of way. Sure, I am enchanted by Christmas lights, love some Christmas music (if they only could...

Easy on the Material Goods: An Alternative Christmas Gift Giving Guide

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Wow, the holiday season really snuck up on me this year #thingsmomssayeveryyear. This time of year can be a bit busy and stressful, but...

It’s Okay to Cry: Navigating Strong Emotions with Kids

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Last June we lost my grandma to bile duct cancer. She had been sick for over two years and she fought as much as...

Working Vs Stay at Home Mom: We’re All Great!

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I remember when I was pregnant with my first child. I knew instinctively that I did not want to be a stay-at-home-mom. I don’t...

Five Moves in Five Years… And I’m Exhausted

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I’m tired. I’m achey. I just want to relax. I’ve been spending time reflecting on why I feel like I’ve been dragging for awhile...