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May 22, 2017
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How To Hit The Ground Running As A Multiple Parent

For those multiple mams caught up in the never ending cycle of feeding, trying to catch the elusive thing that is sleep, remembering to eat and being somewhere deep in survival mode I won’t insult you by saying hang in there. There are a few things that I learned along […]
May 20, 2017
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Why You Should Never Say ‘They Sleep Well’ Out Loud

It starts with the “oh my god the baby/babies have slept 4 hours in a row, cue two babies who refuse to nap, sleep the following day, causing copious vats of coffee being drank as you struggle to keep your eyes open. But, sure, it’s ok, you are on maternity […]
May 20, 2017
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Let Them Be Bored

As common as beach trips, ice cream, and BBQ’s is the familiar sound of children everywhere saying, “I’m bored.” In a world where “busy is better”, some parents tend to rush to fill their children’s time with activities to keep them entertained. From screen time to camps, clubs, and classes, […]
May 14, 2017
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How I Coped With My Baby’s Silent Reflux

It has taken me six months since Joseph got over his silent reflux and colic for me to write this post. Every time I was going to write about it I just couldn’t face it. I almost wanted to forget it ever happened. The only reason I’ve put pen to paper […]
May 11, 2017
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Why I Decided To Home School My Kids

Some people say that the hardest part of homeschooling is choosing to do it in the first place, and so far that seems to be the truth. Although we made our decision a while ago, I have to tell you that I am still having moments of pure, unadulterated, sleep-stealing panic. Will our […]
May 10, 2017
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10 Things I Never Imagined Arguing About

I think everyone understands on their wedding day that not every subsequent day will be spent gazing into each other’s eyes, thinking how the person opposite you is your moon and stars. But when you project ahead to the arguments you might have on your journey together, you don’t really […]

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