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Who is this person? Me? Are you sure?

Sometimes I don’t recognize me

Do you ever have one of those moments where you step outside of yourself and look back and go “who is that person?” Those moments where your parental self has become totally unrecognizable to your former self? I feel like it’s happening more often than not anymore. And it’s not always bad. I mean, it’s […]

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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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Learning the Language of Toddlers

Learning The Language of Toddlers

Learning the language of toddlers is like learning a foreign language, but not like any of the ones they teach you in school! Before my daughter started talking, I remember a friend telling us how she’ll soon say words that sound nothing like the “real word” but you (and only you) will know exactly what she means.  Well, my daughter just […]

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A SAHD in a SAHM’s World

I’ve been a stay-at-home-dad since August, so it’s been just over six months now. When my family moved to Columbus, I did not expect to be a SAHD. The plan was for me to continue teaching high school English and for my wife to continue staying at home with our children. Things did not go […]

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Ten Types of Parenting Attention

After three years of parenting, I often find myself thinking about attention. Attention is a gift, perhaps the greatest gift. The quality of your attention says so much about who you are. How do you attend to your day, your family, your friends? Do you attend to the past, the future, or the present? As […]

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Halloween Mom Horoscopes

Disclaimer: I am not an astrologer or psychic, nor do I play one on TV. I just thought this would be fun. Halloween with kids is always a mixed bag of tricks and treats. Find out what’s in store for you this Halloween with my super accurate Halloween Mom Horoscope! Aries You will painstakingly carve […]

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vagina dialogues

Vagina Dialogues

I was told before I had my own children, that you should use the correct terminology when educating your offspring about their body parts. This knowledge was shared with me from both my pediatrician and a child psychologist. Well, after you read this article, you might hesitate to call a spade a spade so to […]

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Pondering junior programming

Here’s some fun Columbus trivia for you: the kid’s TV channel Nickelodeon started here! A cable system called QUBE was launched locally in the late 1970s with a channel that featured the children’s show Pinwheel. A couple years later, that channel was relaunched as Nickelodeon. And while it’s not quite as inescapable as all things […]

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Mommy Math

I have always loved math!  I minored in it in college.  But I realize not everyone embraces equations the way I do.   Regardless, since I have become a parent, I have created some new mathematical principles of my own I would like to share with you. The Excursion Equation: Amount of children x 15 […]

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