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How To Win On Halloween: The Parents Edition

In Motherhood, Parentingby Jen16 Comments

It all started a month ago. Right after all of the back-to-school aisles had been cleared. My 4 year old daughter and I were perusing the aisles of our neighborhood Target when I noticed that the Halloween items had been put out. Fun! Right? I thought a quick stop would be amusing for her. Except I was wrong, because you …

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Teaching Self Reliance Skills To Children

In Motherhood, Parenting, Reviewsby Jen16 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CambialoConQS #CollectiveBias This last week my daughter and her Dad popped the hood on the car they have been working on for a few months in preparation for her 16th birthday to perform an oil change. This might not be a typical Daddy-Daughter …

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Who Are These Perfect People Anyways?

In Motherhood, Parentingby Jen24 Comments

A few months ago I shared with all of you about my oldest daughter Samantha’s battle with what we believe to be optic neuritis. In 2009 this crushing disease permanently robbed her of a portion of her vision, and in June of this last summer she experienced another flare- up. We aren’t sure about lasting damage with this recent episode, …