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You’re Invited to Children’s Learning Adventure’s Sneak Peek Events

  Back to School season will be here before we know it! Start prepping for a great school year by attending one of Children’s Learning Adventure’s upcoming Sneak Peek events to explore their state of the art campus, enjoy some FREE family fun, and learn all about what sets them apart from other options in the […]

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The Best Gift Ideas for New Moms

So your friend just had a baby, but you’re not quite sure what to get her. Perhaps she received everything on her wish list and then some at her baby shower, or you’re simply looking for an out-of-the-box gift idea that she’ll love. Let’s face it — labor and childbirth are tough. The new mama […]

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Why Is My Child So Hard on Herself?

I am currently struggling with my 9-year old daughter’s negative self-talk. Here’s a common scenario: Julia will be the last one out of the house to get to school. She’ll immediately take her frustration out on herself and call herself “a jerk.” No amount of reassurance helps, and I’ve tried many different techniques from reassurances […]

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How to Win the Clean-up Battle

This post title might suggest that I am some sort of certified organizational guru. Alas, I am not. I am a real, regular, ahem-not-always-so-neat herself mom, who has a hater-of-cleaning-up on her hands. It has forced me to get creative, so… here are some a few tips and tricks I’ve picked-up along the way. (I’m […]

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When Love Falls Apart

It seemed like a normal enough week. I had lunch with a friend I hadn’t seen in a while to discuss some work things and was excited to catch up. I couldn’t wait to hear about how life was going, how her kids were, etc. When she said the D word I sat in shock […]

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Should We Have Another Child?

You know what’s frustrating? When someone asks you a question, but doesn’t seem satisfied if you don’t give them the answer they were looking for, or if you answer with “I’m not sure.” But you know what’s even more frustrating? When YOU’RE not satisfied with the answer “I’m not sure.” Let me explain. People often […]

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