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New Year Resolution: Super Mom, or Super Bomb?

I’m not usually one for making New Year resolutions. I used to be, until I realized I fall squarely under the category of those who abandon their resolutions by the end of January. Last week, however, I came across an old birthday card while cleaning out my file cabinet.  Bright, bold colors and graphics reminiscent […]

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My Love-Hate Relationship with our Elf on the Shelf

The holidays are upon us which means one thing…..Chippy the Elf makes his return to the Crimella household.  Cue the excitement from my kids and the utter panic/terror from yours truly!  The kids have looked forward to having their friend back after a year long stay in the North Pole (aka my underwear drawer…long story, […]

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The 5 Stages of Wifey Leaving You (Alone with the Kids While She Regains Her Sanity)

Our guest dad writer, Jason, shares The Five Stages of Wifey Leaving You Alone with the Kids While She Regains Her Sanity.  1) DENIAL. It can’t be the weekend already. Tonight can’t be the night where she hangs with her friends. “Honey…is tonight the night you are meeting your friends?” “Yes.” No worries they will cancel. […]

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When Parents Live in Fear of Their Children (I’m Looking At You)

I’m not talking about Children of the Corn here (hopefully), but I think it’s safe to say that all parents live in fear of their kids to some degree. Yes, we all worry about them getting hurt or having their hearts broken; I’m not talking about that either. Sure, they’re cute and silly and funny and we […]

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10 random observations

10 Random Observations about Breastfeeding

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7), we bring you some random observations about breastfeeding. “It’s dinnertime, baby…” Your baby’s reaction to dinnertime… That judgmental look when you are out to eat and *gasp*, your baby wants to eat, too. When that guy figures out you’re not flashing him… What you want to say […]

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Let’s get Selfish – Why breast is best for MOMS!

This is Breastfeeding week – And you’ve probably read a lot of warm and fuzzy posts about the beautiful bonding experience moms and babies share while up at 2am staring into each others loving eyes… Or perhaps you’ve read some maddening posts about moms who were HORRIFICALLY told they are one step away from publicizing […]

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