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The Best-Laid Plans of Helicopter Parents Often Go Awry

Join us for a graduation meeting at 7:00. Our topic for the evening will be “From Commencement to Commitment: Mental Health Professionals Parents Can Turn to Post-Graduation”. ...more

5 Steps Toward a Nontoxic Home

We are exposed to toxins on a daily basis, but just how much depends on the foods we eat, the furniture we sit on, the lotions we decide to put on our bodies and the products that surround us.The degree to which we potentially put our children’s health at risk depends on the different products we decide to bring into the house. Their exposure to toxins begins before they are even born. Whatever we inhale or ingest can have a lasting effect on our children....more
Great post. I love the plant suggestion. I really need to get rid of those awful "rubber" ducks too.more

Moments Frozen in Time

To my spirited girl, with peanut butter all over your face, your hair pulled up in a messy ponytail, and dirty hands from playing out in the garden...I'm going to freeze this image of you indefinitely....more

LETTING GO OF PICTURE-PERFECT

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Unicorns are the Bomb

The other day, I received the following in the mail from a dear friend of mine:Why? Well, for no other reason than the fact that it’s hilariously funny AND a coloring book. I mean, coloring bad ass unicorns? What’s not to love?Then a few days later, this arrived in the mail from my sister:...more

10 Parenting Truths That We Are Guilty Of

Original Post:  10 Parenting Truths That We Are Guilty OfAs much as we would all like to be super mom or dad every day, the truth is there are times that we are less than perfect. There are moments in parenthood that we are not always proud of....more

Goodbye to Cousin X

I wish people would think about who they might hurt when they let loose their bigoted, repressive, cutting words on the world of Facebook. Real people read these words. Real people react with their real feelings. Their hurt feelings. Their feelings of despair. This goes out to all of my LGBTQ friends. I'm sorry for some of the shit you endure here. I'm sorry for some of the shit we all have to see here....more

Is The Grass Greener?

Have you ever felt like everyone had ‘more’ or ‘better’ than you? My husband and I have, and were recently about to go down a path that we thoughtwould be beneficial to our family. We felt it was a financial move we needed to make so our family would be better off. I even made the comment to someone, “We need to look out for our family, because no one else will”....more