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The Parties Are Still At My House

The Parties Are Still At My House

As a parent, I am almost always hosting a party for my kids. When they were young, it was a given. Funny enough, that hasn’t changed even though they’re grown up now. My house is still where all the parties happen, and almost always I’m still the event planner. Birthdays, family get togethers, national holidays, all of it.  “Are you always in the mood to plan?” You might ask.  “NOOOOO! But I do it because I have the space and all the things that everyone wants and needs for their party.” What I’m told is that it’s only going to...

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The Tables Turn - Parenting Throughout the Years

The Tables Turn - Parenting Throughout the Years

Parenting my children when they were younger was a big exercise in patience and telling them over and over and over and over to “get out of the kitchen” or “honey you’re in my way” or “just one second, can’t you see I’m doing a million things right now?”  The best and funniest part of parenting throughout the years is when the tables turn.  Let me explain. When a parent with younger children is hosting a party, an event, or a dinner at home — there is so much involved in the entire process. From the shopping, cooking, preparing the...

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The 7 Tips to Soothe the Fear & Anxiety of Becoming a New Parent

The 7 Tips to Soothe the Fear & Anxiety of Becoming a New Parent

Like anything new, there’s always that very real fear of the unknown. The “unknown” is pretty scary, bringing up all this anxiety about not having control, not having the “right” skills, and not being prepared for what’s to come. It’s our survival instinct, which is pretty normal.

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Mold? OMG!

Mold? OMG!

As a parent you never stop worrying, no matter how old your adult children are — sorry to make it sound so scary, it’s really not, it’s simply a part of the Mom job description. As Moms, we know that our kids are adults, but that has no effect on the amount of worrying we do about anything and everything. 

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