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Plan Your Week | August 3 – August 9

Monday Door Creek Golf Course- 7:00am-7:00pm Kids Golf Free Madison Public Library – Central Branch – 9:15am-10:15am Storytime for the Very Young (0-30 months) Madison Public Library – Central Branch – 10:15am-11:15am Drop-in Preschool Storytime Hawthorne Library – 10:30am-11am Toddler Time Goodman South Library – 10:30am-11:30am Hora de Cuentos Preescolar/Preschool Storytime in Spanish Meadowridge Branch […]

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2nd Annual Family Day | Back to School

We are thrilled to announce our 2nd Annual Family Day which will take place on Saturday, August 29th at Meriter’s Monona Clinic from 10am – Noon :: 6408 Copps Avenue – Monona Some of the activities we have lined up include: Teddy Bear Clinic with the Meriter Physicians | Bring your favorite teddy bear or […]

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Moms Have Phases Too

When my husband and I had our first baby, we had a lot of those “this is our life now” moments. Middle of the night diaper blow-outs, inexplicable crying episodes (with a 400-item checklist of potential reasons), a house suddenly brimming with pastel-colored stuff…THIS is our life now. Missed social events, Saturday nights at home, […]

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Orphan Advocacy: One Family’s Journey

By Elisabeth Shea Michelle and Stefan Wahe’s lives changed on April 13, 2013. That was the day the Cottage Grove couple visited the high-needs medical facility in China where their youngest son, Max, lived until they adopted him at 23 months. It was the day that led them, this summer, to host Jacob, a 12-year-old […]

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Madewell | Now Open in Madison!

A couple months ago I was out to dinner with a few friends at a Hilldale restaurant when one of my girlfriends mentioned the store Madewell. I had never even heard of it but she went on to say that she was so excited that it would be opening in Hilldale this summer. She and […]

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Peach | Giveway

Do you know my favorite way to spend a Saturday afternoon? Wasting hours in a department store desperately trying on stacks of bras that never quite fit, knowing deep down that anything I bring home runs a large chance of ending up in my drawer never to be worn again. Ok, definitely not a good way to […]

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Plan Your Week | July 27 – August 2

Monday Door Creek Golf Course- 7:00am-7:00pm Kids Golf Free Madison Public Library – Central Branch – 9:15am-10:15am Storytime for the Very Young (0-30 months) Pump It Up – 10am-11:30am Open Jump Fitchburg Library – 9:30am & 11:00am Preschool Storytime Madison Public Library – Central Branch – 10:15am-11:15am Drop-in Preschool Storytime Madison Public Library – Meadowridge Branch […]

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A More Natural Birthing Experience for Women Needing C-Section

Local Midwife and Obstetricians Recognize Need For More Natural Birthing Experience for Women Needing C-Section—Inspires Change in Local Hospital Meriter – UnityPoint Health to offer New Family-Centered Birthing Experience                                              in C-Section Operating Rooms With one-third of all babies born via cesarean-section (C-section) each year, physicians and hospitals across the country are exploring new opportunities to […]

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Cherished Moments | Custom Banner Giveaway

Cherished Moments is a local, mom-owned Etsy shop offering custom burlap banners for any birthday party, bridal shower, child’s room, business, or any other celebration that life offers! The banners are custom made – you can pick the color(s), theme, wording, etc. I was so excited to have Melissa make a banner for my one year […]

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My first trip to Disney as a Parent

If you read my previous article about planning a Disney Trip, you know that my husband and I decided to take our family to Disney World.  I spent 5 months planning, as I wanted nothing to come as a shock or a surprise to me (I don’t handle surprises very well), so imagine my surprise, […]

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