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Building our Summer

School is Out: Building our summer bucket list

As moms, we all have our strengths. While some moms are able to make evening events (as in, past bed time) a success, there are others who shutter at the thought. Regrettably, I am the “abide by bed time” kind of mom and am instead the “busy morning” mom. Not by choice, more so by […]

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Reflecting on my Last Thirty Years… Mom Edition

Last month something monumental happened in my life… I turned 30. This is something I had been dreading basically since I turned 21 a decade ago. Wasn’t I just turning 25 and celebrating a quarter of a century? Cue all of the balloons/tears/wine. For whatever reason, as a woman, 30 seems to be the “big […]

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Food Allergy Awareness Week - Our First EpiPen Experience

Our First Experience with the EpiPen: Food Allergy Awareness Week

Food Allergy Awareness week is May 14-20. Created in 1998 by the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (now known as FARE), Food Allergy Awareness Week is honored each May to shine a spotlight on the seriousness of food allergies. By increasing awareness, we can encourage respect, promote safety, and improve the quality of life for […]

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Xander’s Story: Bringing Awareness to TSC

Megan Kahn is a lawyer, yoga instructor, and mama to 3 beautiful kiddos. Last year she and her husband, Ben, and their two daughters welcomed the newest addition to their family, Xander Shiloh. Xander has a very rare genetic disease called Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC), and we are endlessly grateful to Megan for sharing the story […]

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The Wrong Breastmilk

The Wrong Breastmilk

You read that title correctly! My baby got someone else’s breastmilk at daycare. I don’t know if I’d ever had this fear before it happened… Some moms may fear their breastfed babies getting formula. Either way, when it happens, you are taken off guard. My reaction was unexpected, mixed, and surprising. Just like any other […]

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Good Choices

Making Good Choices: Helping kids with decision making and goal setting

It’s interesting to take a moment from time to time to imagine what life would be like if you had made different decisions. This came up recently during my 9 year wedding anniversary. I said to my boys that “if mommy and daddy hadn’t gotten married, you wouldn’t be here.” Of course, they didn’t really […]

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