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3 Must-Read Tips To Finding a Babysitter or Nanny This Back To School Season

  3 Must-Read Tips To Finding a Babysitter or Nanny This Back To School Season On the hunt for a great after-school sitter, full-time nanny, carpool helper or the occasional sitter for back to school nights? Finding great back-to-school child care doesn’t have to be a painful process. Here are three important tips from the […]

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Understanding and Respecting Classroom Food Allergies

As a first-time mom to an 18-month-old who seems to be food allergy-free, the notion of dealing with childhood food allergies was pretty foreign to me. Our first encounter came this summer, at half-day church camp, when I received notice that her classroom was declared a nut-free zone. For the first time, I had to think […]

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A Police Officer Has My Heart

As a spouse to a police officer, my life is different than most spouses. I question whether or not his life is worth the safety of a city and why does he feel the need to hunt down every lead he gets. The one thing that I have never questioned is whether or not I […]

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In Defense of the Helicopter Mom

Since entering the blogging world, I’ve been introduced to a term I never knew existed. The phrase is “Helicopter Mom,” and let me tell you… it ain’t pretty. She is typically painted as an over-bearing, anti-social, anxious woman who has trouble “letting go.” While my son is just under a year old, I have yet to have […]

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The Job Hunt and the Baby Bump

Sometimes life changes. Sometimes you have to make changes that you didn’t plan on. In some cases, FAST! That was my story. Two weeks into our marriage, we found out we were pregnant. We wanted to start having a family fast, so this isn’t a story about that. This is a story about the decisions […]

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