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Parenting When You Don’t Have the Answers

Last night as I was perusing my Twitter stream, I read a tweet from Jill Krause from Baby Rabies regarding her feelings about a letter from her child’s school giving parents a “heads up” that they would be discussing the events of 9/11 today. There was a bit of a twitter conversation on the subject and that’s when I realized:…

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family, friends, health, me time, mindful parenting, parenting, positive energy, self pep talk, stay at home mom, work at home mom

When “Me Time” Isn’t Really “Me” Time

Choose wisely, my friends, or that time you are counting towards yourself is not going to count for anything. Recently I’ve explored the idea of “me time” — both my struggle with it and my friend Shannon’s conquering of it. Exploring this subject has taught me a lot. Mostly that I’m doing it wrong. But before I tell you how…

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I will pay you to potty train my child. Kidding. (Not kidding.)

I have two beautiful daughters. My first daughter was nearly completely potty trained by the time she was eighteen months old. It was amazing. I was a stay at home mom and she was my only child, so I was really able to focus on regular trips to the potty. Also, she is very obedient – I think that was…

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