Tag: children

Getting Our First COVID Test

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When my son walked over to me with that sad look in his eyes, without his usual pep and mischievous grin, I started to...

Mom Confession: Picking My Battles

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I have a mom confession to make. My kids are terrible eaters, and I don't care. It feels so liberating to write that. This...

Changing My Mindset

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One of the biggest jobs we take on as mothers is the role of the “problem-solver.” We figure out the routines and schedules that...

Halloween as a Food Allergy Mom

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I hate Halloween. There, I said it. To be honest, I’ve always hated it. As a #foodallergymom, Halloween has a whole new reason to...

Sharing the Big News

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I am still in shock that I am pregnant. Between years of trying to get pregnant on our own and trying to...

The Silver Lining of Distance Learning

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It’s mid-August, 2020. We just found out that my oldest, a rising second grader, will be in Cohort B in our public school’s hybrid...

International Day of the Girl 2020

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On October 11th, the United Nations recognizes and celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child. This day "focuses attention on the need to address...
fall appreciation

Appreciating Fall {fun activities to do with the kids!}

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As the summer started winding down, and the fall began creeping in, bringing on an unprecedented school year, I decided to opt for remote...

I Hate The Tooth Fairy

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Ah, The Tooth Fairy. The sadistic cousin to the Easter Bunny, Elf on the Shelf, and Elsa of Arrendelle. I hadn't given much thought...

Pet Peeves of the Never-Ending Summer of 2020

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This summer, the "Summer of COVID-19," has changed our daily routines drastically - mask-wearing in public, the lack of indoor dining, and the closings...