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Is Handwriting A Lost Art?

Is handwriting a lost art? Remember the days when writing a thank you note was the norm, reading cursive was an expectation and not a choice, and writing your signature set you apart from everyone else? Surprisingly, things have changed for our children. Nowadays, it is not uncommon for children to be introduced to technology […]

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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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We’ve come a long way, baby (gifts)

I have always enjoyed shopping for baby gifts. Everything is so cute and little! Pre-mommyhood, I’d go to a baby superstore,  pick out my favorite scented baby lotion, a super cute super tiny outfit and those packs of blankets that are no bigger than a Kleenex. Now, as a mom outside of the baby stages, […]

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There’s Never Any Time!-Managing Mom Life

Being a parent provides a person with so many feelings and thoughts that really can’t be adequately described. Having a child makes you feel love and compassion you didn’t know was possible. It makes you feel stress and worry you didn’t know what possible either! Of course, it changes your life in so many ways. […]

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The other side of mom guilt

The Other Side of Mom Guilt

There seems to be this image of the Stay at Home Mom as a fun-loving, yoga-pant-wearing, dry-shampoo aficionado with not a care in the world, other than the dishes in her sink and maybe a pile or two of laundry.  Sure, money might be a little bit tight, she doesn’t have as much time for […]

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Summer Reading Programs

Summer Reading Resources

For many Central Ohio school districts, summer is here.  Kids (and teachers!) are in summer mode and time spent on learning seems to be taking a back seat to sports (at least in our house).  This summer, however, I plan on keeping my kids’ skills strong by planning ahead and using lots of community resources.   This […]

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