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For Mother’s Day…A Tribute to The Adventure of a Lifetime

For Mother’s Day…A Tribute to The Adventure of a Lifetime

An article on Slate recently described the confusion that happens when you are adapting to a particular life-changing event: “Mornings don’t have the same meanings.” “There’s the issue of sleep deprivation.” “You completely adapt to your environment.” ...

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Start a New Family Holiday Tradition This Year

Start a New Family Holiday Tradition This Year

The holidays are here! Toy catalogs! TV specials! Decorations that have been around since Halloween! In the words of a favorite comic strip, “Good grief.” One way to tame the chaos: bring in a little ...

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How I Stopped Checking to See if the Oven Was Off

How I Stopped Checking to See if the Oven Was Off

Everyone has their favorite vacation pics. Mine are the ones of my…toaster. Don’t judge. It goes back to the fact that the very act of leaving my house to go on vacation is 90% of ...

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Ketchup & Piano Lessons: 20 Facts About Parenthood

Ketchup & Piano Lessons: 20 Facts About Parenthood

Nothing teaches like experience. And now that I’m the mother of grown daughters, I can speak from a few experiences. I talked with said daughters and here are a few things the three of us ...

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Working Mothers Take on the Olympics!

Working Mothers Take on the Olympics!

Earlier this week Olympic swimmer Dana Vollmer scored a bronze medal in the Butterfly. What makes this achievement especially awesome is that Dana is 28 and just 17 months ago, she gave birth to a baby ...

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The Real Reason Moms Need Vacations

The Real Reason Moms Need Vacations

Common wisdom has it that moms need vacations to recover from the exhaustion that accompanies regular life. Nooooo. The real reason we need a vacation? The two weeks leading up to it. With summer breaks in ...

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