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21 Thoughts in Your Baby’s Head When You First Introduce Him/Her to Solids

Ever wonder why your baby makes all those faces when you first introduce him to solids?  Well, here’s a little bit of insight. You touch the spoon to baby’s mouth, tempting her to open it. Something’s by my mouth! You know your baby will willingly open up because, Hey!

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5 Ways For Parents to go Bedlam Crazy in The Shortest Amount of Time

Parenthood comes with some really great, heart popping moments.  Staring into your newborn infant’s eyes for the first time.  Baby’s first steps, then first words.  The first time your five-year-old actually makes a really funny joke and you wonder if you have a comedienne on your hands.  Your Big Kid turning around and saying, “I… Continue reading 5 Ways For Parents to go Bedlam Crazy in The Shortest Amount of Time

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Why a Husband Should Always Take Gift Requests Seriously

Two years ago, just before my birthday, I told my husband I wanted nothing but a cleaning lady for a day or my car detailed. Instead, I got another bag of chocolates and flowers. Don’t get me wrong.  I wasn’t ungrateful, but I can buy chocolate anytime for myself and flowers die so quickly. Anyway,… Continue reading Why a Husband Should Always Take Gift Requests Seriously

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Top 10 Reasons The Snacks You Chose Won’t Work For Your Child

Snack time rolls around and your child is starving RIGHT NOW because his/her stomach has turned inside out and is EATING ITSELF!!!  At this moment you think they would glad for sustenance, ANY sustenance, so long as it’s edible.  That’s where you’re wrong, Mama Bear (or Papa Bear), because:

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How Mom Hairdos Have Taken Over My Life (and There’s Nothing I can do About it)

When I was growing up, I noticed the many women around me and how they all seemed to wear the same hairdo week after week after week.  I promised myself that I would never do that.  I loved doing hair and trying different styles, so I decided that I would always have cool and funky… Continue reading How Mom Hairdos Have Taken Over My Life (and There’s Nothing I can do About it)

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When the mommy brain begins to show…

Lock myself out once, okay that happens to everybody occasionally.  Lock myself out twice, well, now that’s a bit embarrassing.  Lock myself out three times… Better not show my face in public, much less admit to it.  However, it might be understandable if it were to happen over a space of time, say 30 years… Continue reading When the mommy brain begins to show…

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Coffee at 4 PM is totally acceptable

Today, the younger two and I picked up the older two from school as usual.  We were very excited to see them.  The sentiments were not returned.  No sooner than they caught sight of us, the whining and blaming and begging and pleading and whining began.  No, they did not want to make monster cookies. … Continue reading Coffee at 4 PM is totally acceptable