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My strong-willed child meets the dentist

My 9 year old daughter has been complaining that there was food getting stuck up in one of her teeth. I didn't think too much of it, but then the other day her tongue was all scratched up from it, so I figured that it was probably chipped and made a dentist Read More...
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yoga, stress and loose teeth

Lately I have noticed that if I drop something on the floor and then bend down to pick it up, a strange sound comes out of my mouth that sounds something like "ugh". I have found a way around it, though, and that is to get a nearby kid to pick up whatever Read More...

6 word Saturday- On Sunday

Please pass the glitterglue and sequins! Suit Back Suit Front My daughter is gearing up for her first synchronized swimming competition of the year. It is only her second ever, so she is I am nervous! For the competition the girls are excited because Read More...

Flippers and Runways

My 8 year-old daughter and I have been watching re-runs of the show, Toddlers and Tiaras on our Netflix. Have you seen this show?! Basically, each show features a particular beauty pageant and follows several girls who are participating in the pageant Read More...

The best part about parenting

My most favorite thing about parenting is being able to share things with my daughter that I enjoyed as a child. Things like Shrinky Dinks, Easy Bake Ovens and Barbies. Now that she is 8, I think my daughter is ready to watch some of the great movies Read More...

Current Events and Goats

Remember doing a current event assignment for school when you were young? Apparently they start doing current event homeworks in the 3rd grade nowadays. My daughter and I barely survived the first current event homework ( see here ). This week she did Read More...

Hippies and Pizza

Yesterday, my daughter and I went to eat at Mellow Mushroom. If you have never been there, it is a pizza place with a Grateful Dead/Hippie theme. After our waiter came to take our order, my daughter asked me what a hippie is, and why everyone looks so, Read More...
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Woobies

Does your child have a "woobie"? Mine does. His name is "Bear" and it is a small green blanket that she has had since she was born. Well, correction, she has lost him 3 times and 3 times I was at the mercy of E-Bay to try to find another one since it Read More...
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Sleepovers

Tonight I am excited to be hosting my first sleepover for my daughter. This is the invitation that she gave to her best friend: I hope her poor friend remembered underwear, because it wasn't on the list! I wanted my daughter's first sleepover to be really Read More...
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the beautiful bed

I feel like my bedroom should be my sanctuary. I looked high and low for the perfect bed and spent hours looking for the perfect bedding. It is a beautiful wood and metal 4 poster bed. I have about 3 different bedding sets, but could easily have more Read More...
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The Mother's Day Extravaganza!

My daughter was so excited about Mother's Day this year. She was planning my Mother's Day surprises all week, and even enlisted the help of my lovely neighbors! She started by waking up at 6 o'clock (6 o'clock!) and trying to sneak out of the house to Read More...
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tea parties and the pinkie police

I just love a good tea party! Why is it that sandwiches taste sooo much better when they are cut up into teeny tiny shapes. And why is it that tea tastes sooo much better when you drink it out of pretty little china cups. My daughter loves to have tea Read More...
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Spring Break and Plan of Attack

My daughter and I went to dinner last week at a cool new burger place nearby and while we were waiting for our food, we outlined our plan of attack for Spring Break. Plan of Attack! So here is what we came up with: 1) Kick it off with our first time on Read More...
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Mystery Monday

It is a mystery to me where all my bandaids disappear to. What could my daughter be doing with them?! It is a mystery to me how my daughter's socks can get so dirty. I mean, she wears shoes, high tops even, so how do the socks get filthy? It is a mystery Read More...
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these darn sneaky holidays

I think after this one, I am going to protest these darn sneaky holidays. You know, the ones that you have to wait and wait and wait until your kid falls asleep before the Easter Bunny or Santa or Tooth Fairy can finally come along and do their business. Read More...
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