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This is My Parenting Style, and I’m Not Ashamed

Here’s my confession. I am a huge nerd. No, seriously. Nerd. HUGE nerd. If I’m curious about a topic, I can’t stop myself from reading things – books, articles, blogs, magazines, etc that touch upon said topic. And for the past 5 years, that topic of obsession has been…wait for it…finding my PARENTING STYLE.  How […]

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Culinary Columbus: A Memoir

This evening, as I strolled along the beautiful streets of downtown Worthington with my daughter, I couldn’t fight the wave of nostalgia that overtook me. “That’s where mommy and daddy had our wedding reception, “ I told her, pointing to the Worthington Inn. “And over there, along that stone wall, that’s where mommy sat in […]

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When You Can’t Afford the Trip of a Lifetime…

Your best friend just got back from a freaking fantastic (and ridiculously expensive) trip to Disney World with her family. Your neighbor is taking her family on a life-altering trip to Europe. Your parents just planned an incredibly romantic weekend for two in Napa Valley. Your boss is spending a gloriously relaxing spring break with […]

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Dinner and a Movie – Princess Style!

Friday nights have become my family’s unofficial “family night.” After a busy week of working and preschool, we like to have fun as a family. Sometimes we go out, but my favorite nights are the ones where we stay in and relax with a movie. This week, my little one decided on watching “Beauty and […]

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Crafty Fun for Inside Days!

I have a confession.  I really, really dislike kid’s crafts.   I mean – I like the idea of kid’s crafts.  I respect that craft projects occupy my little one’s time and attention, however brief and messy.  I’m sure there are all kinds of benefits to be obtained from finger-painting toilet paper tubes and cutting […]

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