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Mom Tip: Parenting Book Recommedations

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I have developed quite an addiction to parenting books. How do I have the time? I use audio books, but even with the 10,000 plus books to choose from in every genre you can imagine, I still find myself scanning the parenting book section again and again, looking for something, anything that will help guide me as a “parent” and have it appear these children are raised by nuns or the military, either is fine with me. On that note, here are my top three recommendations for parenting books, so … [Read more...]

The Day Technology Almost Killed Me

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Today I had to be somewhere with the boys early, all dressed up. Award Winning Dad having to work meant solo mission; we start a little earlier and go a bit slower. In order for me to get dressed I plopped the two older boys in front of the TV, and brought The Boss Man upstairs with me where he proceeded to take fifty seven nail polish bottles out of a neatly packed container and scatter them all over the bathroom floor. Oh the prices we pay… The TV was a wonderful babysitter until I turned … [Read more...]

Mom Tip: Homework Bin

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I have an Aunt who, when her kids were my kids age, would have the regular homework battle that sounded something like this. “Get a pencil!” “Go find a pencil.” “Can you look upstairs.” “This pencil is dull, where is the pencil sharpener?” “Go find a pencil sharpener!” “Go look downstairs” “That’s not right, let’s erase it.” “Where’s the eraser?” ‘Why can’t we find the erasers?” … and on it went. We are just in the beginning stages of homework, not yet quite a … [Read more...]

They Surprise Me

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To break up the summer and, let’s be honest, to give myself a break I sprinkled summer day camps here and there for Big T and Lil’J. Because they are so close in age they can often attend things together; fun for them, easy for me. This particular day camp was new and across the city, so I decided to leave earlier to allow for the morning traffic drive, and let the “new-ness” sink in for the boys. I was especially worried about Lil’J. I mean he was younger, and although he was with his older … [Read more...]