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This is hard to admit. I have found that point. The one where it’s just too hard. I didn’t think I would reach this point, perhaps I was just being naïve. I thought I could handle it all. Baby G was tough, really really tough, but we made it. But as I write this post […]

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A friend of  mine was recently discussing an article he had read about the worth of Americans. Some of the numbers were really shocking. I couldn’t find the actual article, but this one has similar data.

This caused me to start to add up my net worth. Let’s just say that we […]

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No parent is perfect, everyone makes mistakes. And navigating this parenting business is tough. There are so many different styles of parenting… you have:

natural parenting attachment parenting tough love cry it out fly by the seat of your pants let the kid decide etc.

Not to mention that anyone you talk to has […]

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The Bond that Builds

On February 8, 2011 By

A mother is something special. But a father is something else indeed. 

There is a changing tide in the US. One I am proud to be a part of.  The last few decades have shown a lack of family unity. A lack of importance on family unity. The nuclear family is […]

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Part of why I started this blog was to put out there all the reviews/advice I searched for and never found.

Finding the right fork was a problem for us.

Our little guy started self feeding at 12 months (thanks to daycare) and was doing well by 14 months. We had plenty of spoons. […]

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I believe in you.

On November 17, 2010 By

I have recently signed up to be a Compassion blogger. Each month I will be given a topic to discuss, to inspire.

This month’s topic was to tell your story of an adult that made a lasting difference in your life as a child.

I […]

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How Not to Parent

On September 23, 2010 By


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There are lots of good examples of parenting out there to learn from. But at the same time there are plenty of bad examples to learn from also.

Last week while I […]

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This is my first look at what I’ve done in the past year.

We’ve had quite a year. Our start was a particularly rough one. Thankfully nothing serious, but Little G didn’t respond well to food. Our first couple of months were filled […]

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A Cursing Toddler

On August 18, 2010 By

Recently I came across an blog post  on discussing your child swearing.  It was a good post. But it wasn’t the post that caught my attention.

It was the comments.

The comments ranged from the “we don’t swear” to “we try not to swear” to…

“we teach our […]

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What Makes a Good Parent?

On August 5, 2010 By

We’ve all been there. You know the moment I’m talking about. The one where you see another parent and think… how awful.

You’re walking down the aisle of the supermarket and you pass the mom screaming at her child. Does that make her a bad mom? Maybe.

Or maybe she just isn’t perfect. Maybe she’s […]

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