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Summer Survival Tips: The REAL “Essentials” Checklist

At this time of year, there are a lot of “essentials for summer survival” and “summer hacks and tips” checklists floating around the internet. Most of them seem to be related to nutrition and appearance (summer body, beach-ready, etc.). Well, that ship sailed for me when my middle son, literally, tore through my abs and …

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Three Crying Kids: Baby, Preschooler, Elementary Schooler

Surviving The Witching Hour: It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere, Unfortunately…

Surviving the witching hour with babies, toddlers, & beyond is no laughing matter Back in your pre-child days, if you’re anything like me, you tossed around the phrase “It’s 5 o’clock somewhere” with both joy and longing. You couldn’t wait for 5 o’clock. In fact, when you literally couldn’t wait, you would hold happy hour …

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