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The Waves of Motherhood

We snuck away for a weekend on the coast last month, and as we were walking along the beach, my son asked why I like the beach so much. I couldn’t put my answer into words. There’s something about sand and waves that always calm my soul. The endlessness of the horizon, the sound of […]

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10 April Fools’ Day Tricks for Kids

April Fools’ Day is just around the corner! I love a holiday that encourages creativity, laughter, and practical jokes. We put out a call for ideas for pranks to play on your kids on the ACMB Community and Conversation Facebook Page, and I was delighted to find that our ACMB community is full of creative pranksters!    […]

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Getting Past My “Tiara Syndrome”

As often as people confuse me for that “other” Kate, I do not fancy myself a princess. I wasn’t even a particularly girly girl, with no ballgowns for dress-up time or tons of Disney darlings scattered all over my room. I have been a working woman since I was about 17 years old, and yet […]

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Pack Your Bags, Mom!

We all know that traveling with our children can be difficult. I consider myself a somewhat seasoned traveler with children, and the idea still can make me quake. There are many stages of travel, and they all have their own levels of hell. But my advice? Do it anyway!  The newborn stage requires you to pack […]

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Go Fly a Kite: Fest of Tails

Spring is here, and it’s time to get the kids out of the house to enjoy the milder weather before the summer heat blasts its way through. Like most of us, I’m always on the lookout for great community events (even better if they’re free), and the Fest of Tails is one of our yearly […]

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What’s wrong with being “that Pinterest mom”?

We’ve all heard of the Pinterest mom: The one who gets weirdly territorial about the cupcakes for the first-grade class party, who throws out words like “tablescape” and “dragée” while the rest of us just smile and nod and avoid eye contact. When I hear someone say “Pinterest mom” aloud there’s always that slightly dismissive […]

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