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Getting a Pet- Are we crazy?

Last summer we had to put down our beloved first family pet, a yellow lab named Uno. He was a cherished member of the family, and we still miss him dearly. Not long after we put him down, we weighed the pro’s and con’s of getting another dog. No biggie that we had twin one […]

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A Madison Mom’s Guide to May 2016

If you are looking for a guide to keep you and your family entertained, we have got you covered! We’ve started a monthly events guide to be sure you don’t miss a thing happening around Madison. Here are May’s “need to know” activities. Further happenings, such as library story times, open play/jump/swim, and ongoing Madison […]

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To the Sleep Deprived Mom

I know what you are thinking. How in the world did no one tell you about this? I mean, of course you expected to get less sleep once you became a parent. You weren’t living under a rock. And enough people warned you to “sleep before the baby comes” and whatnot. So yes, you knew […]

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Confronting My Learning Disability Early

“Mama read to me.”  It’s a daily request that my toddler asks of me. If she had it her way we would read the whole library of books she has. Instead we set a limit and I pray it isn’t the same two books I read the night before… lately it has. She sure does have […]

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The Help We Need

When we brought home our youngest son, Max, from China last year, we knew that he would need some medical care. But we didn’t know exactly what he would need until we had him evaluated back in the States. We are so fortunate to be living only minutes away from an amazing children’s hospital with a […]

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Youth Sports – Is it All Too Much?

What is it about youth sports that gets even the most tame and timid parents revved up and completely crazed? We live in a culture where sports leagues are starting children at even earlier ages and all we can do as parents is hold on for the ride, because of course, if we don’t sign […]

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