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Blog Sandboxes and Sweet Potatoes – Guest Blog from Melissa Grant

Sandboxes and Sweet Potatoes – Guest Blog from Melissa Grant

Sandboxes and Sweet Potatoes. As a mom of 3, I am often commiserating with other parents about how we can get our kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. In these situations, I try to reflect on what I would have enjoyed as a child. I loved pretending to cook, experimenting, and getting dirty. I …

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Blog Fohr Freshman Class 2018 Needs a Mommy Blogger

Fohr Freshman Class 2018 Needs a Mommy Blogger

Not another Mommy Blogger – Why would I join a crowded market of similar voices? Because I NEEDED to. Pregnant with twins at 40 (Yes, they run in the family and No, I never imagined it) I messaged a friend with 20 yo twin boys and asked her how in the world I was going …

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Blog Rehoming Hank: an open letter to his future family.

Rehoming Hank: an open letter to his future family.

A lifelong Commitment You see the posts on Facebook. A screenshot of a craigslist ad looking for a new home for a dog due to a “New baby”, followed by a lecture about how dogs are family members, comments that echo “a dog is a lifetime commitment”. And everyone goes about their day feeling superior …

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Blog Big Potty, Little Seat – Installing a Toilet lid with a hidden kids potty

Big Potty, Little Seat – Installing a Toilet lid with a hidden kids potty

Any thing that makes Toilet Training Twins Easier is worth Doing. I spent about 8 minutes yesterday installing this awesome toilet seat with a hidden kids potty built into the lid. I love that it is hidden, stable, and my twins can’t take it off and play with it…. cause EWWWWW. This is a follow …

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Blog Don’t feed a tooth to your friends. Labels matter.

Don’t feed a tooth to your friends. Labels matter.

How to Nearly Drive away a new friend by feeding them a human tooth in a few complicated steps So you know that slightly awkward time when you are first hanging out with a new couple? People you and your husband both get along with. Cool people. It’s this weird platonic couples dating thing. And …

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Blog Eye surgery – Anxiety and Moms

Eye surgery – Anxiety and Moms

A reason to worry – Eye Surgery One of my toddlers has Strabismus, technically it’s Alternating Accomodative Esotropia, aka: crossed eyes. It started around 13 months and he was in glasses by 15 months for an astigmatism too (that’s a whole other post). By 18 months the second opinion also recommended surgery. So at 20 …

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Blog Don’t live with that light fixture you hate.

Don’t live with that light fixture you hate.

You don’t have to live with a light fixture you hate After 2 years of living in our new house I finally was fed up with the giant ugly chandelier that hung in the dining room. We dithered around making a decision on replacing it because we couldn’t agree on how we are going to …

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