• 4 Tips: Traveling with Children

    Who doesn’t love a vacation?  Vacationing is literally my favorite pastime. Take me to a warm beach and I’m a different kind of calm. Although I love vacationing, traveling to and from paradise can be overwhelming.  Life as a parent is stressful by nature. Traveling with babies and toddlers can be a disaster…if you don’t […]

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  • 5 Mommy-Time-Out Ideas

    Motherhood is rewarding.  Motherhood is exhausting. On rare occasions when we meet up, my mommy friends and I literally find ourselves “sneaking” away from our families. Of course, no one is ever too far away from the cellphone just in case there’s an emergency.  But, it is important and healthy to disconnect from our children […]

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  • Axenfeld-Rieger Syndrome (ARS)

    Who doesn’t love a cute and cuddly baby?  They’re so adorable that it’s had to resist getting all smiley and silly when we see them in the local grocery store or at the mall. They’re mini conversation starters.  When parents take their child(ren) to public places, they come to expect hearing all of sorts of […]

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  • 5 Steps to Helping Your Unhappy Child

    As parents,  we innately want to make our children happy.  We constantly walk a fine line between enabling and empowering, discipling and disregarding, etc. However, any parent will tell you that all of this easier said than done.  Thoughtful and intentional parenting is work, really hard work.  It takes another level of connectedness that can […]

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  • 15 Tips for a Better Bedtime Routine

    You’ve read as many “How to Parent” guides as you could get your hands on while waiting for your arrival of your new baby.  You felt well-read and well-prepared as you braved the first year or so of parenthood. Now that it’s time to figure out how to get your child out of your bed, […]

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  • A Business Mommy’s Struggle

    Success as a mom in business is a cyclical relationship. In order to keep one’s sanity she must understand that the two relationships must be in total balance so that the notorious mother’s guilt doesn’t take over. Allow your children to be your inspiration, as you are theirs. Know that writing your own ticket empowers […]

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  • 7 Extremely Useful Products for New Baby

    When bringing home a brand new baby, all types of emotions are elicited including excitement, fear and happiness.  Mom has spent the first nine months of baby’s time in utero bonding with the new child.  Meanwhile, Dad’s first opportunity to bond presents itself when healthy baby meets world.  It seems as if babies are on […]

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  • Homework Horror Story

    Homework is the assignment of a purposeful task that reinforces concepts that are covered during the school day.  Accordingly, homework should not introduce new information to the learner.  On the contrary, homework should be utilized as a tool to communicate the student’s current level of mastery to the learner, caregiver and teacher. Let’s be real.  We want our […]

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