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Tasting Painting: Edible Art

All signs are pointing to baby K following the path of her big sis as a petite artiste. She demands (in no uncertain way) to be a part of every activity we do. But when we're dealing with slime-making supplies or other less-than-taste-friendly materials, it's a constant struggle to grab toxic items from her tiny… Continue reading Tasting Painting: Edible Art

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The Game of Catch-Up

As a mommy to two little girls, many of my moments are brimming with to-do lists from every tense -- past, present and future. When I first sat down to pen this post, the intro went something like this: "I'm still playing catch up following our travels and ailments..." I was then going to regale… Continue reading The Game of Catch-Up

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An inaugural call to poison control 

I made it through exactly five years of parenting without one call to poison control. Bare in mind that my half decade of abstinence has no correlation to the amount of times my children have been in contact with potentially perilous substances -- I guess I just always intervened quickly enough and generally hate making… Continue reading An inaugural call to poison control 

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Musings from a Mama-of-1-turned-Mama-of-2

For many months before that fateful Easter Sunday when K slipped and slid her way into this world, I listened closely to the jabber of other mamas-of-two. I'd jot down mental notes about the ways in which mothering #2 would be different than mothering #1. I heard lots of familiar tidbits -- you'll be less… Continue reading Musings from a Mama-of-1-turned-Mama-of-2

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SAHM: an acronym that now defines me

The acronym "SAHM" seems omnipresent nowadays. It's more common to use this derivative than its parent term, its backronym if you will, "stay-at-home-mom." But back in 2012, when I was carrying princess #1, I had no earthly idea what those 4 letters stood for. I would frequently lurk the Babycenter boards, anxious and excited about… Continue reading SAHM: an acronym that now defines me