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Back to Normal

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All it took was for my kids to reach the age of four and be in school for me to learn what summer was again.... Read full article

Travel: The Park at OWA

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My family and I were recently invited to Foley, AL to visit The Park at OWA for the weekend. We decided to take advantage of the fun weekend getaway, especially since it’s only a 3.5 hour drive from Baton Rouge, LA. ... Read full article

Life Lessons Learned at Overnight Camp

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Ask anyone who has ever been to overnight camp about his or her experience, and you will hear endless tales of comradery, cabin mates, and campfires. Many times, campers will say overnight camp was the first time they rode a horse, shot a bow and arr... Read full article

How Do I Respond to Comments from Kids About My Body?

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As I established in Suit Up, Mama, I’m living my life in a fat body. It’s not good or bad, it just is. I certainly wish my body were smaller sometimes, and I do exercise and try to be healthy. But I also accept it for what it is: my body that allows ... Read full article

I Need a Real Smart Home

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I’m a techy guy. I love to automate things in my life, and I love gadgets–so much so–I have them all over my house. I can turn on lights and the AC from anywhere in the world, or just ask Alexa to do it for me. Now, my children have grown up in this ... Read full article



Is Teasing Bullying?

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“Oh honey, I'm only teasing,” I say, smiling as I ruffle my six-year-old's thick thatch of blonde hair. He's annoyed that I'd gently ribbed him about the adorable cowlick on his head, and his need for a haircut. “Teasing isn't allowed at school. It's... Read full article

Mom, Can I Have a Cell Phone?: Navigating Through the Big Decision

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Does your child NEED a cell phone? Maybe not, but if they do, you need to know how to keep them safe.... Read full article

How Far is Too Far?

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When I was a child, I left home for the day. I would run and play, but I knew to be home when the street lights came on. Today, I bet my kids don’t even know what a street light is, and if they do, I’m certain they don’t realize it goes on and off.... Read full article

Trauma and Children

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Learn what happens when children are faced with trauma.... Read full article

Jordy Culotta

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Meet Dad Next Door... Read full article

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