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5 things I'm learning about the "Terrible Twos"

5 things I'm learning about the "Terrible Twos"
For as long as I can remember, I’ve heard people going on and on about terrible twos, from sharing their own horror stories to telling me how terrible I, or someone else was at that age. Although I’d been around several not so well behaved toddlers, I guess I never really believed the hype. That... Read more »

Are Super Bowl Parties Kid-Friendly?

Are Super Bowl Parties Kid-Friendly?
Sunday, I will be attending a Super Bowl party for the third time since I’ve become a parent. Before 2012, Super Bowl parties were a time for me to drink and party with my friends. I’ve never been really into the game itself, except for that one year when the Bears and The Colts were... Read more »

No Kids Allowed: Should restaurants and movie theaters be kid free?

I’m about a week or so late on the topic, but it was still fresh on my mind. I’ve heard a lot of chatter about the couple who brought the 8-month old baby to Alinea. I had to do a little more research to get an idea on just how the situation went. I, personally... Read more »
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Screening Gifts: Is it right or wrong to do as a parent?

Screening Gifts: Is it right or wrong to do as a parent?
So, this is my third holiday as a parent and of course it’s getting easier with time. This year, I did the unthinkable and suggested that one of my family members not buy a specific type of gift for my child. Here’s another one of those things I said I’d never do. Ya’ll are probably... Read more »

5 Things I used to say before I became a parent

Life before parenthood was completely different for me, for many obvious reasons. One thing I noticed recently, is how much I’ve contradicted myself since giving birth two years ago. Go-2-baby is my everything, she’s opened up a whole new world for me and shed new light on my purpose in life. All that said, she’s... Read more »

5 Reasons I Don't Hate Caillou

5 Reasons I Don't Hate Caillou
A few weeks ago, a good friend of mine shared an article from Renegade Mothering expressing her pure disgust for Caillou. I found her article to be quite entertaining and even somewhat true, only I don’t necessarily feel the same way. I was shocked to see that many of her readers actually share her feelings... Read more »
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There's no girl or boy in toy.....

There's no girl or boy in toy.....
I find it funny that every single time an issue is on my mind,¬† I end up coming across an article of some sort on the topic. I recently noticed that Go-2-baby is fascinated with Caillou. She walks around the house saying his name, gets excited when she sees a photo of him and even... Read more »

Order in the court.... Tennessee judge orders parents to change baby's first name

Order in the court.... Tennessee judge orders parents to change baby's first name
You think you’ve heard it all and then you hear a story like the one in the news today about the Tennessee judge who ordered a young couple to change the name of their infant son. Apparently the parents couldn’t agree on the last name of the baby and went to the court system to... Read more »

Drumroll please..... The Winner of the Gerber Generation Photo Search is......

Drumroll please..... The Winner of the Gerber Generation Photo Search is......
NOT Go-2-Baby….. Some of you may have known that I entered Go-2-baby in the Gerber Generation photo search. She was a contestant in the “sitter” category because at the time, that’s all she really could do on her own. I urged my FB friends and Twitter followers to vote daily, well as much as I... Read more »
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Children in the entertainment industry... fair or unfair game

Children in the entertainment industry... fair or unfair game
So many people tell me I should consider getting an agent for Go-2-baby. I know some people say it just to be saying it, but lately I’ve been really trying to weigh the pros and cons of entertaining the possibility. It take a lot more than a cute face to make it in the industry,... Read more »