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How to Throw a Mediocre BDay Party

How to Throw a Mediocre Birthday Party

I pride myself on being a mediocre parent. Maybe it’s my age. I had my daughter when I was of advanced maternal age. Maybe it’s the fact that I’m a grumpy old Gen X mom, while most of my daughter’s parents are sunny Millennials. Whatever. Back to mediocrity: I’ve been winning in this role since […]

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I Worked With A Child Sleep Consultant and It Was LIFE CHANGING!

Out of everything that I worried about as I became a new mom, sleep truly wasn’t something I worried about. That was one thing I thought I knew how to do. Though I am a first-time mom, I am not new to soothing babies or the concept that babies don’t always sleep easily. In fact, I […]

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Which child care option is right for your family_

Which child care option is right for your family?

Finding the right childcare is an important part of being a working parent. The choices include family, babysitters, nannies, au pairs, in-home providers, child care centers…how do you know which one to choose? I have had personal experience as or with five of those, so I thought I’d break it down for you. Family This […]

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