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It was a natural impulse to include the dogs in our first maternity photo shoot. I'm reluctant to  admit that they haven't been featured in a family photo since.

Dogs, Husband, Kids: It’s Complicated

My pug Frankie had yet another near death experience this week. Frankie laughs in the face of cats with their meager nine lives. He’s enjoyed 18 and counting. This time Frankie ate a tube of intensive strength Desitin that someone had carelessly left within his reach in the presumably harmless 20 minute window reserved for taking […]

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Surviving Your Spouse’s Business Trip: Tips from the Trenches

I am often bewildered by people’s Facebook status updates, but one particular variety of announcement used to cause me particular consternation. I’d read comments from my friends like “counting down the hours until my husband returns from California” or “this is THE LAST TIME I’m letting my husband  travel for work” and wonder what exactly these […]

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Don't think this looks like the most fun you'll have all week? Well, that's because you're not a 2 year old!

Let’s Get the Wiggles Out: A Survival Guide to Open Gym for Toddlers

We’ve all been there – it’s 7 a.m. and you’re staring down the remarkably long and dark barrel of a day with no scheduled activity for your toddler. When you find yourself confronting conditions as treacherous as these, you probably start evaluating options that look a little like this: you can (a) crawl back into […]

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Don’t Blink: Easy Journaling Through Your Children’s Lives

Don’t blink…as moms, we’re no stranger to this message. Our parents and friends advise us to enjoy every minute of our children’s seemingly sloth-like development because it goes “so fast.” Kenny Chesney reminds us not to blink or we just might miss our babies growing like his did (because when you think of authorities on […]

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