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Suit Up, Mama!

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You’ll never consider my body bikini-ready or beach-worthy. I’ve never had six-pack abs or been a small person, even in my younger, pre-kid days. I have a soft, squishy tummy; big, strong thighs; big everything.... Read full article

Taking Back Summer: The Benefits of Being Bored

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The pace was slow, but our bicycles were fast, and we rode them everywhere.... Read full article

How to Get Kids to Listen the First Time

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Why won't my kids listen to me?... Read full article

Quality Christmas

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We have become radical consumers in our culture. Somehow, more has become best. ... Read full article

Picky Eaters, Tantrums, Thumb-Sucking, Oh My!

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Toddler Tricks and How to Deal with Them... Read full article



Yes Means Yes, No Means No: Teaching Consent to Your Children

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Sexual assault is an overwhelming issue. High profile cases of rape are splattered across news websites, newspapers, and social media.... Read full article

Costumes on a Dime

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11 Ways to Get Your Kid's Costume for Less.... Read full article

25 Ways To Love The Earth At Home

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You can save as much as 10 percent on heating costs by keeping your thermostat set at 65 degrees at least eight hours a day.... Read full article

Adoption: The Trials and Triumphs of Forever Families

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There are many reasons why people consider adoption. For some, it’s a result of failed fertility efforts. For others, it’s a desire to enlarge their family and make life better for a child. But for all, it’s a way to bring people of diverse culture, ... Read full article

My Heart Walks Around Without Me: A Girl Scout Camp Experience

by Mari Walker on

Parenting through the elementary years seems to be a gradual release, letting go of the demands (and some of the rewards) of mothering small children. Part of me welcomes the release, and I want nothing more for my daughters than to soar into fulfill... Read full article

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