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The screen time that’s worth sharing with the next generation

Being a working mama means that the hours between getting home and bedtime are short and concentrated. Face-to-face interactions are maximized and concentrated, dinner is cooked and eaten, books read, and several laps around the kitchen are all in order

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Parenting? That’s kid’s stuff!

Now manners? That’s another story. There’s nothing like encouraging early childhood developmental milestones to remind a busy lady and hapless parent that she still has some capabilities in life. And some room for improvement. Latest es-kid-pades in our house? Little

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Finding time to be me and not mom

I just got back from rehearsal with my choir — yes — choir. It’s been just under 5 years — essentially since the birth of little L, that I have not performed in choirs (or a cappella or musical theatre

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Loving the little notes when powered down

So in the last few minutes before I return home to my now powerless, sunlight and childhood energy-driven household, I just want to take a little time and be thankful for everything around me and all the things that losing a

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Mrs. Mom takes a vacation

When was the first time that you were away from your kids?  After 4+  years of parenting, I am currently experiencing my first weekend away from both of my two young chickadees, and off at a conference in Chicago!  And guess

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