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When the Mama Bear inside You Comes Out

I’ve seen it with my own eyes. I worked 2 summers in Yellowstone National Park and I watched many times as a baby bear cub played happily and a tourist started to get close to take a picture. I always … Continue reading

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Trading Out the Bubble Wrap

​Picture it: Georgia, August 2015. She was the smallest one waiting for the bus that first day, standing with the other “seasoned” bus riders. I tried to talk to friends, but mostly I was working to keep from imploding. My … Continue reading

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I Lost My Toddler Today.

The #1 takeaway for me from the stories of the Cincinnati gorilla that was shot: I really, really hope that none of my imperfect parenting moments happen in public or my normal good parenting moments make the news. My gosh, … Continue reading

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My Little Pony… for toddlers?

I’m sure, if you have any access to TV or children (or have been anywhere near a toy section of a store EVER), you’ve seen em – Rainbow Dash, Twilight Sparkle, Pinkie Pie, Applejack… I could go on and on. … Continue reading

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Weave me a tale so true… (and a book review too!)

I am a Pinterest FAN. (And if you aren’t stay with me anyway, even if I think you’re weird for not being on Pinterest. Not everyone can be perfect, I guess). I have way more ideas and ambitions than time … Continue reading

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Me and mommy are standing by each other!

You know when you’re walking through the mall and you pass your reflection, and, if you’re anything like me you’re like, “Seriously? Why didn’t anyone tell me my hair/shirt/rear looked like that??” But, if you’re anything like me, you adjust … Continue reading

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I Want Way More Than Just To Zigazig Ah

Let me let you in on a little secret: I am EXCELLENT at avoiding important things. Like, I don’t just procrastinate, I can actually just push things away. I have 2 great scapegoats I can blame stuff on (*cough* kids … Continue reading

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