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Baby Fever Mind Games

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There are some women who, shortly after the birth of their child, they are ready to do it all again. I was not one of them. As much as I thought I understood what being a mom entailed, I...
Pregnancy loss is hard My ectopic pregnancy wasn't a planned pregnancy. But it was my first, and as afraid as I was of the complete lack of planning, I was pregnant. At the time, I was 32 years old...
Boys will be boys. As simple as that might sound, it is utter truth. Boys and girls are not the same:  not physically, not psychologically, not even spiritually. The spirit of a little boy is a burning desire to touch, build,...
Usually when I mention my husband’s ex-wife is a professional cheerleader, I’m met with empathetic groans of understanding from other women. Over time, I've realized it's because professional cheerleaders (and models and actresses and any other pretty face you...
Parenting can feel lonely. And it is almost amazing to me that a person can feel alone when they are actually surrounded by, at minimum, one extremely talkative toddler.  I took my four year old son to the gym the...
Like so many other people, our phones and cameras were with us in the delivery room. Within hours of our son's birth we had posted a photo of his fuzzy newborn head to Facebook with birth stats for friends...

A Daily Dose of Love

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It started as a box to hold my daughter’s Valentines. It's now turned into a daily ritual. Each morning, my three year old “checks the mail” to find a note, one for each of my girls. These notes are just...
Before my son came into my life, I was a Wellness Coach. I went to college for four years and then to graduate school for nutrition. I was underpaid and a tad overworked, but I was confident and respected...
As Easter approaches, I walk through the store and my eyes are instantly drawn to the beautiful, colorful section of adorable girls' dresses. Then, if I blink, I miss the tiny section of boys' clothes. The options for dress...
Before I had my second child, I can’t tell you the number of times I was told how big of a change it would be. It’s like going from 1 to 500, someone told me. In my naiveté I...
A few years ago, I read a Facebook Post from a young woman in her twenties whom I knew, griping about being in a restaurant and watching horrified as a child of around 6 or 7 threw an all-out,...

Easy Easter Crafts

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In a playgroup with seven little ones under the age of one, it's essential that any crafts we do are capable of being created one-handed. It's a bonus if they are also cute, easy and cheap. This year's easy...
As I sit here, my 37-weeks-pregnant feet propped up on pillows and computer perched precariously on my ever-disappearing lap, the imminent arrival of this squirmy first baby of mine is clearly top of mind. Every few hours, a bubble...
Pre-children, when my husband and I were still in our getting a solid 10+ hours of sleep phase, we wanted four kids, minimum. Preferably five. We even had names picked out. Less than two and a half years into our...

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Butler Theatre Presents: 
Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back

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Butler Theatre Presents: Shel Silverstein's Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back {Adapted and Directed by Elaina Artemiev} Adapted from Shel Silverstein’s story, Lafcadio is a young...
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