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She Said It Was Like Quitting Smoking: Device Addiction is Real

I'd like to think I'm a fairly laid-back mom. You know, I'm not crazy about super strict routines, I tend to be quite child-lead in things like feeding, sleep times, etc (within reason, of course)....

I'd like to think I'm a fairly laid-back mom. You know, I'm not crazy about super strict routines,...

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Self-Care is Not Selfish

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My daughter Madi, who is now 2 years old, sleeps 11 hours solid through the night. However, as...

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This is my first year being a school mom and I really wanted to do something fun for...

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