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Panic on an Airplane

The airplane started bouncing and all I could think was this is not happening; I can’t die on a work trip. Flight attendants had to sit the entire duration of the flight — there was no beverage service. It was a survive-the-flight kind of trip. I kept looking around at all of the other passengers […]

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Sleep Tips for Traveling with Small Children

Traveling with small children can often feel more like work than vacation. This reality discourages families from venturing out for too long. Aside from the packing and lugging things for those too helpless to do it themselves, one of the most daunting things about vacation is the uncertainty of little ones’ sleep.  Will they get […]

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The 7 Steps of Flying with a Baby

I recently did something that I never thought I would be able to do, fly with a baby.   As someone who is already terrified of flying, the idea of adding a fussy baby to the mix sounded awful, but I can honestly say that it wasn’t THAT bad.  Pre-baby, I would spend the entire […]

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A Chaee Filled Life: My Crash Course Into Iranian Culture

How many of you can remember watching ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ and laughing at how Greeks use Windex to cure everything? I know I certainly did. Well, in my house it’s not Windex, it’s chaee (‘tea’ in Farsi). I didn’t have a big fat Persian wedding (I’ll save that for another post), but I […]

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My Thanksgiving Wish

There are so many concerns in our day to day lives. As Moms, we have our kids, spouse, health, family, friends, dishes, laundry, housekeeping, this week’s holiday bake sale and 10,000 other things on our minds 10,000 times a day. This isn’t even including the ‘macro’ things like politics, war, race and gender issues, etc. […]

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Give Them Grace.

I was exchanging a series of text messages with my friend who writes for Albuquerque Moms Blog.  We were talking about our husbands and how some of the decisions they make in regards to the care of our children are rather questionable.  For instance, for some inexplicable reason my husband can NEVER smell a poopie diaper. […]

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