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Why I Worry: Raising Military “Brats”

April is the month of the military child, and since I live with three of them – my own two air force “brats” and my army “brat” of a husband, I believe this group of around 2 million children throughout the world is a group worth celebrating. But what about the mothers of these children? […]

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Dealing with Gender Disappointment

I think I speak for all women when I say, “We just want a healthy baby; that’s what’s important,” but if I’m 100% honest, I was completely devastated when I found out I was having a girl the second time around.  I mean, I HATE pink, seriously.   Now, before you go all judge-y on […]

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7 New Dad Tipsfor ScoringMajor Brownie Points

7 New-Dad Tips for Scoring Major Brownie Points

Hi there, new dads!  Well, maybe you are not quite a rookie…you may even have 19 kids and counting.  Even so, I thought I’d give you a little cheat sheet of new dad tips so you can score some major brownie points with your mama-to-be.  Even the veteran dads need reminders, right? 1.  Mama-to-Be has no […]

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5 Must-Have

5 Must Have Gifts for New Moms

Every time I got pregnant {especially in those final weeks}, my friends and neighbors would ask me if I needed anything.  But after three kids, we had all the baby stuff we could possibly need…so I was stumped on how they could help.  So here’s a little list of five must have gifts for new […]

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Elf on the Shelf

Elf on the Shelf for the Average Mom

Meet our elf on the shelf, Ralph.  He arrives sometime during the Thanksgiving holidays…usually by somehow magically reaching the doorbell and arriving on our doorstep. Now, I stalk Pinterest as much as the rest of you SuperMoms do….and I’d love to be “that” mom.  You know, “that” mom that Santa deemed worthy of sending a “SuperElf.” […]

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