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I love this picture.  At first glance, it looks like C is pouting a bit.  But further inspection reveals he’s […]

Kaley is back today with a post that fits so nicely with our recent book club discussion on becoming a […]

Before we dive in today, I wanted to give you a quick update on the site’s redesign. We are tenatively […]

Would you like to raise a kid who is creative? Would you like to see the twinkle that passes through […]

I’ve got a big, exciting decor giveaway in the works for you guys so, naturally, design has been on my […]

We started off this week talking about making a mindful summer and I find I still have a few more thoughts […]

From the time I became a parent, it seems I’ve heard from everyone (family, parent educators, etc.) how important family […]

Yesterday I promised I’d have some parenting book cliff notes for you and today I’m here to deliver.  Whitney from […]

Ever since sharing with you guys about parents swapping cliff notes (and your resounding positive response to the idea), I […]

The books pictured above have been taking up residence on my nightstand for as long as I can remember, and […]

I apologize to everyone tuning in today hoping for some playtime fun (soon!), but I’ve got to start this week […]

‘Tis the season of the runny nose.  The worst part about this time of year isn’t the sick kids, it’s […]

Not to be overly dramatic, but I read the most fascinating New York Times post the other day and it […]

photo via The Busy Budgeting Mama   I’ve got something very exciting to announce: “The meal plan is coming! The […]

I recently realized it’s that time of year again… preschool picking season!  I can’t believe it’s already been thirteen months […]