2019/02/18
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Raising Teen Girls to Survive Misogyny, Sexting and Slut Shaming

The things we have to talk to our children and teens about these days is intense. I never remember my mom talking to me directly about […]
2019/02/13
Best Things to Do in Boston with Teens and Tweens, things to do in Boston, Boston Commons, Georgetown Cupcakes, Signature swings

Best Things to Do in Boston with Teens and Tweens

Boston is one of our favorite cities to travel to as a family. We fell in love with it on our first trip when the girls were […]
2019/02/04
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If You Want Respect from your Toddler, You have to Respect Them Too

Ever wonder how to get respect from your teen? I remember wondering how to get respect from a toddler. It’s simple really if you want respect […]
2019/01/28
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My Unexpected Pregnancy at 39

A few years ago, I wrote a post called, Unexpected Pregnancy at 40, What Would You Do? and it was about my friend who was pregnant. […]
2019/01/23
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Every Time I Sneeze I Pee My Pants

Today was the anniversary of the day I fell and dislocated my elbow last year. I know that because my amazon photos wanted to taunt me […]
2019/01/22
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Things to do in Chicago with Teens during Winter

I’m a Chicago girl and there is nothing I love more than sharing my hometown with my daughters. I love taking my children to visit my […]
2019/01/21
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Parents Guide to Teen Slang Words You Need to Know

Ok moms of tweens and teens, I didn’t forget about you. I’ve scoured the internet to compile a comprehensive parents guide to teen slang words. Ever […]
2019/01/21
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American Girl Doll of the Year 2019 Blaire Wilson GIVEAWAY

My girls love American Girl Doll. They’ve loved them since our first trip to the American Girl Doll Store in Chicago when they were just little […]
2019/01/14
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Introducing New Mom Monday What Giving Birth Feels Like

Good Morning moms and dads of the Internet. I’ve been a mom in the motherhood for quite some time now but that doesn’t mean I’ve forgotten […]