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Solar Eclipse Safety Information

Looking directly at the sun during a solar eclipse can permanently damage your vision or cause blindness. In Ohio, we are not in the “path of totality” and will only have a partial eclipse.  Therefore, there is no safe time to look at the sun with the naked eye.   If you decide to watch […]

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Curiosity

Children Learn from Curious Parents

After a horrible decision on my part of letting my kids watch Captain Underpants and then the second worst idea, checking out all the Captain Underpants books from the library, potty talk in our house is becoming as prevalent as every trip to the bathroom. I have had many not-so-proud parenting moments of telling my […]

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10 Tips for Moving With Kids

Your Trusted Columbus Residential Mover helps you prepare your kids and reduce the stress of your family’s move. Moving is stressful for everyone.  However, moving with a family can be even more so.  You may be concerned about how to deal with your kids when you move, especially young kids.  Moving with toddlers can be especially difficult, […]

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Treasured Tattoos

In 2013 I lost both of my parents during my third pregnancy. My dad, four days after I told him I was pregnant and my mom, 13 days before I gave birth to my daughter. For the past nearly four years, I think about them all the time. Every day, almost every minute it seems. […]

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What Keeps This Stay-at-Home Mom up at Night

It’s summer break and I am exhausted. Bone tired. Want-to-curl-up-in-the-fetal-position-at-the-end-of-the-day tired. After nine months of having three measly afternoons to myself all school year (while my big girl was in first grade and my little guy was at preschool), the jolt back to round-the-clock parenting has taken its toll. And yet, many nights recently, I’m not […]

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Surviving a Broken Arm

It was Easter afternoon, and as I looked up from talking to my husband to see the neighbor running up my driveway in a panic, I felt the pit in my stomach that it wasn’t because he had good news. I heard him say, “she snapped her wrist,” and I took off too. As I […]

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