Family Blogs

While many women start counting down to that one Sunday in May when they're pampered, honored, and loved more, there is another group of women who don't feel the same way. While the date is the same, the feelings of Mother's Day for the second group can bring anxiety, sadness, grief, and pain not ...

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There are very few times in my life when I can say that I have something in common with a celebrity, but thanks to Kate Hudson, I most definitely have something in common with a celebrity. And what is that golden child Hudson and I share, you may ask? Well it's simple--we both feel like bad moms. ...

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Mother's Day happens to also be my birthday this year (I'm turning the big 3-0!), so I've already given myself permission to indulge in my favorite thing for my birthday: Reading a good book. Seriously, is there anything as relaxing as really diving into a good book? I miss those free moments now that I'm a mom and I'm already daydreaming ...

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I recently attended a birthday party for one of my son's classmates. Since our kids are only turning four this year, the parents generally stick around the party. Because we are all working parents with our kids in daycare, I have not gotten to know many of these parents. We hurriedly rush ...

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If you've been looking through baby name books and throwing ideas back and forth with your partner, but just can't land on something, you're not alone. It's one of the biggest decisions to make as a new parent and while your child could change it later on, no one wants to choose a name that ultimately doesn't fit. If you're super into the ...

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Most parents think their baby is the most beautiful baby in the world, but, in the moments right after birth or looking back later, they’re often surprised when they look a little bit different than expected. Birth is hard on babies too and it takes time for them to settle into their looks. In their first few days don’t be surprised if your ...

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To help prepare for the festivities of Cinco de Mayo, or May 5th, I have a great time saving recipe for Crockpot Enchiladas that you will love and as an added bonus, it's an easy weeknight meal your family will love! ...

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Mother's Day is around the corner ... and it's one of the few days of the year you can treat yourself to a gift guilt-free or drop hints to your partner about what you might like for your special day. If you need some ideas read on! ...

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I recently finished reading the complete Harry Potter series with my daughter. It was a wonderful adventure for the two of us to share, and I found – as we read – that I saw the books and the characters through new eyes this time around. The first time I read the books it was ...

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Next month, my first baby will be making her first communion and while I am equal parts excited for this milestone in her life and to have an excuse to eat cake, I'm also sincerely shocked that eight years of our life have flown by so quickly. I won't lie, I teared up a little bit when I first saw her in beautiful white dress. Time keeps ...

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