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My Other Kids

I have two toddlers and they keep me very busy. I’d like to say that everything I do in this world is for them, but it isn’t really true. See, I have these 150 other kids that I see everyday in my classroom at school. It’s a job and it’s the way I’ll provide for

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My Girl (and Boy)

I don’t have much quiet time, but when I do I am probably reading a few pages of a book or listening to a podcast. My favorite podcast is Death, Sex, Money. It covers everything (as the title suggests). If you haven’t looked into it, start today and go through the whole feed. Avoid the episode about

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Describing the Indescribable

Motherhood. What an experience, huh? Constantly filled with so many emotions, often conflicting, sometimes irrational, always humbling. My feelings toward my relatively new title of “MOM” change from day to day, minute by minute. One second I’m filled with so much joy and love I think my heart might explode. The next second I am

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You’re Brown, She’s Pink

At nine months old, our son experienced his first serious cold and developed breathing problems. After two months of doctor’s visits, x-rays, and blood tests he was placed under observation at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. They discovered and removed a piece of plastic from his throat. Even after a full recovery, this ‘injury’ threw off his speech

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The Greatest Love of All

Continuing my mission of providing gratuitous advice to younger parents, I was recently inspired by the song “The Greatest Love of All,” written by Linda Creed and Michael Masser, and most famously recorded by Whitney Houston. It’s an amazingly complex song, with valuable lessons throughout. I believe the children are our future Teach them well And

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