More than a Number

The purpose of this post is simply to provide a little boost and also to get those little cogs in your brain spinning. In my profession, I am able to observe the effects of standardized testing on our little ones. Now, let me start by saying this is not a standardized testing bash. However, the […]

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First Birthday Party…Reflections

I CAN’T BELIEVE I am “reflecting” on my son’s first birthday! His first year of life has been an amazing roller coaster full of highs that I can not even express with words and of course some lows that have taught me so much about myself as a mother, wife, daughter, friend, co-worker, and any […]

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For mothers’ sake…

…be supportive, kind, and leave the judgement behind!!! Here are a few things that I think should be kept to yourself and to those (e.g. spouse, partner, caregiver) who are directly and actively involved in raising your little one (lo). Now I know just by saying some of these things, it will rub some people […]

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BLOCK IT…You Well-Heeled Mamas!!

Being a mother changes and shifts so many things (literally and figuratively!); however one thing stays the same (at least in my case), we all like to look and feel our best! I am not sure about you, but heels have ALWAYS been an extra boost to my confidence, especially on those days when I am not feeling […]

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First Trip Away…OH NAY!

I have been attempting to write this for a while now, it turns out this whole Mommy, Wife, Work balance is quite difficult at times, which is why I started blogging in the first place…lol! But, on to the actual topic of conversation…your first trip away from baby. The reason for the “OH NAY” is, […]

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Can Baby See??

Well, did you know you can find out for free??!! I didn’t until I took my little guy to the eye doctor at the recommendation of my pediatrician. My pediatrician recommended the visit, not because Deacon seemed to be having a hard time seeing (or any more than expected for his age), but because he […]

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Back to WORK (the other 4 letter word)

Now, for starters I would like to preface this post by saying that I really do love what I do for work and I work very hard to do a very good job every day. My job is such that I have the opportunity to be a part of the lives’ of children. Just being […]

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Baby vs. Fur Baby

The purpose of the “vs.” in the title is to prove a bit of a point. Introducing a human baby, when you previously were simply proud parents to fur babies is sometimes a difficult and sensitive transition, and at times you might definitely feel like they are against one another. My husband and I are […]

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Baby’s First Vay-YAY!

  Last week we took our little one on his first actual vacation (somewhere other than Nana and Papa’s). Our trip consisted of 4 nights (yes…nights…scary thought for me at first) away from home. While we knew we wanted to get away, we also did not want to get over enthusiastic with our plans for […]

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