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Why “Parenting Gets Easier” is a Myth

Gone are the days when I have to worry about the girls sticking things in an electrical outlet or climbing and then subsequently rolling down the stairs.  I can take a bath in peace not worrying that they are going to do themselves bodily harm in another room of the house.  (I use the term “in […]

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Celebrate Every Mom!

Mothers’ Day is fast approaching.  We were contacted by ProFlowers to write an article about celebrating our favorite moms!  Not only did they send me this beautiful arrangement, which I brought with me to have something cheery in my hospital room: They also generously sent three additional arrangements to some of my favorite moms!  I wanted […]

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Product Review and a Giveaway from UncommonGoods!

I cannot tell you how excited I am to be doing this product review today for UncommonGoods.  They asked us if we were interested in reviewing something from their Mother’s Day collection and I jumped at the chance. Uncommon Goods is a privately-owned retailer headquartered in Brooklyn, NY that endeavors to feature unique designs and […]

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Hallelujah Hour - Episode 3

Hallelujah Hour – Episode 3

  Amanda talks about parental sleep depravation. “All those people out there who don’t have children yet…enjoy the sleep…SAVOR the sleep!” Use hashtag #hallelujahhour

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Riding in Cars with Girls

This is a “Life with Girls” post a-la-Mama-Tutu. I don’t know if it’s all girls, or just my theatre/music lovin’ chickadees, but mine are always singing or listening to something.  I touched on that a bit in this post.   I thought I’d share with you three of the top songs that have been on […]

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Hallelujah Hour Episode 2

Hallelujah Hour Episode 2

Amanda admits that she is a helicopter parent and tells the story of her pink sequined house shoes. “To all you moms who can, especially if you have 3+ kids, please stop! You are making me look bad.” ~ Mama Train Use hashtag #hallelujahhour

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Her little nine year old heart is so young, yet so grown up.  She would inform you it’s 9 and a half.  In other words, in about 7 months, none of my babies will remain in single digits.  It’s a new dynamic. Gone are the days of baby curls, frequent mispronunciations and the stuffed kitty […]

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One Day 2014: An Instagram Photo Challenge

Yesterday, I joined the Hollywood Housewife for a photo challenge called “One Day.”  The premise was basically to document in photos — the mundane, the big, the little, the messy, the “real” from morning to night for one day.  We used the tag #OneDayHH to keep up with everyone’s pictures — I challenge you to go […]

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In Search of the Perfect Dress

My awesome husband earned us a free trip to New York City that he wasn’t even trying to earn.  His company just awarded him with it because, as I mentioned, he is awesome and it shows in the job he does.  So, we get the itinerary (so exciting!) and there are “clothing suggestions” for the […]

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Signs You Might be the Parent of a Theatre Kid

You might be a parent to a theatre kid if… 1.  You are constantly tripping over jazz shoes in the house, but none of your girls have taken a dance class in the past 5 years. 2.  Your children know the word “thespian” is not a reference to sexuality. 3.  Children breaking into song as […]

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