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Setting up Camp...with a toddler

I have been pretty adventurous with my toddler son—we had him in the Ergobaby and hiking by a month, did our first flight by four months, let him do an overnight with grandparents at six months. But camping … the idea of camping with him made my stomach clench. What if he screamed all night? […]

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An Ode to My PTA's School Supply Fundraiser

Well, it’s August already, summer is over. For my kids, back-to-school means seeing all their friends again and settling in with a new class. For me, back-to-school means shopping, which includes the surprisingly arduous task of procuring school supplies.  If you’ve done this before, you’ll sigh empathetically, knowing how hard it is to check off […]

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Mesh underwear? EmojiMom's hilarious new app shares how moms really feel

Nothing says “welcome to motherhood” like those post-labor mesh undies. But really, what is the proper emoji for that? That’s why Hannah Hudson, Natalie Ralston and Sarah Robinson created EmojiMom ― a new iOS keyboard for pregnant women and moms. With 250 parenting-themed emojis, the app hilariously depicts the feelings and frustrations of pregnant and postpartum […]

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Silverthorne, Colorado: A Place for Family Fun

Looking for family fun not far from the metro-Denver area? Just up the hill and through the tunnel (Eisenhower) on I-70 lies a “young town with a modern vision,” according to Silverthorne.org. We found that claim to be true. For each of these meals and activities we experienced — including fly fishing, stand up paddleboarding, […]

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I don’t globe-trot, I globe-trip

As much as I love to travel, I’€™m not very good at it. Motion sickness, homesickness, and a weak stomach make me a far from ideal travel companion. Despite that, over the years my husband has taken me along for some of his adventures. My first foreign travel experience was an extended trip to Venezuela. […]

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You Know Your Kid is Mile High When....

1. She’s held Rosie. 2. He’s poured half a bottle of honey on a Casa Bonita sopapilla. 3. She skied before she lost her first tooth. 4. He’s endured stories of Elitches before it was Six Flags before it was Elitches. 5. One day, they are wearing shorts and romping at the park. The next […]

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Motherhood—the Biggest Secret Nobody Ever Told Me

We all have those little nuggets of wisdom that have been handed down from one mother to the would-be mother. Things like sleep when the baby sleeps. Your kids won’t remember when you didn’t load the dishwasher or start a load of laundry as long as you spend time with them (which is a little […]

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