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Parenting Support Groups

Parenting is tough work!  Sometimes you just want to hear that toddler tantrums happen in more than just your home, “threenager” is really a think, middle school hormones eventually regulate or…just a shoulder to cry on when it all gets to be *too much.*  Thankfully, there are several parenting support groups in the Rochester area […]

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Why Our Family is Over School Lunches

Back to school is an exciting time for most families, mine included. My kiddos are usually pretty pumped to get back to seeing friends regularly and the familiarity of routine that school provides. As a mom, I can appreciate that the leisurely days of summer and lenient bedtimes need to come to an end for the […]

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When Breastfeeding Isn’t an Option

I was breastfed as a baby. Many of my family members successfully breastfed their babies. So, when I found out I was pregnant I knew I would be breastfeeding my baby. I registered and even received many items that would ensure a great breastfeeding experience. I had the boppy, the fancy breastfeeding cover and I […]

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Punchy Painted Pumpkins

Pumpkin EVERYTHING. Am I right? Well, if you know anything about me, I’m about watercolor EVERYTHING (or at least painted EVERYTHING). So I thought I’d give my pumpkins the same royal treatment! I know I’m not the only one who’s curious about how to paint a pumpkin.  Here’s a little painted pumpkins DIY. Let me know […]

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5 Ways To Turn Around a Bad Day

End-of-my-rope, counting down the minutes until bedtime, lock yourself in the bedroom and eat Cheetos type of days.  They are more frequent than I’d like to publicly admit.  We all have those days where our kids WILL. NOT. LISTEN.  They continually make messes and fight with each other.  It feels like a never ending–I’m most certainly losing–type of […]

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