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Five family traditions that will make you cool toddler parents

On Saturday mornings, the family snuggles together in our bed.  Liam is tucked into my arms.  The hubby tickles Annabelle and she laughs, pushing his hands away saying, “Honey!” (This sounds strange.  My daughter mimics everything I do at 22 months.  I call my husband ‘Honey’ and not ‘Daddy’ because I think its kind of weird to call your husband Daddy and now she calls him Honey and I am wondering if I should start calling him Daddy?) Anyhoo, last weekend, Honey asked Annabelle to say […]

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5 famous people personalities can explain 1 toddler mom

5 famous people personalities can explain 1 toddler mom

New mom –> Martha Stewart After I adjusted to being a new mom, I turned into a Martha Stewart.  I made her wreaths, Apple Pie, and a lot of other crafty things.  I made a lovely Christmas Dinner and baby leggings.  I was able to do this because babies sleep a lot and I wanted to be the perfect mom.  When Annabelle was about a year old, I lost the morning nap.  Even then, I still managed to throw a Cake Tasting party, which proved to […]

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The Words of my Momma

The Words of my Momma

Happy Birthday Mom.  Thank you for being the Mom you were, the perfect mom for me. When I was five, how did you ever survive?  I kept trying your eye glasses on, I wanted to be just like you.  Of course you took them away, you didn’t want me to ruin my eyes by looking through a pair of perscription lenses.  Don’t be like me, you said, be you. When I was eight,  you were God.  I loved, adored, and believed my world revolved around you.  In turn, […]

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Second Born Mother Fear

Second Born Mother Fear

Last August, when my pregancy test turned up positive, I was thrilled.  I knew this little person was going to rock my world.  As Liam’s due date approached, I had mixed feelings because I knew the hard balls that motherhood can throw.  I was dreading a long labor (Ab’s was 26 hours) and the other things like a horrible 20 stitch episiotomy or an emergency C-section.  The possibility of these things happening to my vagina caused some angst and as a result, I obsessed a little, no […]

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