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During the summer of 2012, the Summer Olympic Games were held in London and my son turned 10. This was his first double-digit birthday and I wanted to plan something spectacular, and I knew exactly what the theme had to be… the ‘SHOULD-BE-OLYMPICS!” With the theme in mind, I needed to make sure the events […]

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Stress-Free Shopping

Three Big Ideas For Stress-Free Shopping With Young Children

Recently, I was conversing with the mom of a toddler about the stress of shopping with her daughter. Mom emphasized that her energetic and curious toddler refuses to ride in a cart and “needs” to touch everything while walking through a store. Sounds like typical toddler “issues” we’ve all encountered, and that it was far […]

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ordinary, extraordinary

Making The Ordinary, Extraordinary

When my son was 3 years old (he’s now 15), my husband and I learned that I was unable to have more children. Ok, my fertility doctor’s exact words post-op were, “You have less than a 1% chance of conceiving naturally on a monthly basis.” Wait, what? Less than 1%? I’m not a mathematician, but […]

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