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You Too Can Be A Helping Hand For Those Struggling With Life

Meet The Amazing Girl Who Provides For The Poor Using Coupon Clipping Skills Hannah Steinberg is an amazing teenager.  After watching the tv show “Extreme Couponing” she came up with a brilliant way to help those who are less fortunate. She used her new found couponing skills to buy $100,000 worth of products which she […]

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Don’t Touch My Baby With Those Filthy Hands…Mom!!

Your baby’s first months.  You aren’t thinking about germs or RSV.  No, no.  These Are Exciting Times! Then without so much as a care, you bring your child to the first family event, and like blood-thirsty zombies, everyone mindlessly attacks the baby stroller without even so much as a “G’day Mate!!” to you! Everyone is […]

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In Defense Of Sustainable Diapering, Sort Of

Are Commercial Diapers A Threat To Your Baby’s Health? Babies and their skin are sensitive. How is a parent to know what products are best for their newest family member? The amount of information spouted at parents today makes it, at best, difficult to know what’s merely advertising and what really is best for your […]

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Cloth Diapers Are Gross, Right?

Cloth Diapers: Are They More Flintstones or Jetsons? Do you have a need to feel like you are helping save the earth by not purchasing Pampers? Do you believe that people who use cloth diapers for their baby is being a bit “over the top” trying to making a statement of some sort?  Well, we […]

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Simplified 3 Day Potty Training Guide

Potty training your child can be the biggest hassle of their young lives. Apparently, with concentrated effort, you too can get your child potty trained in 3 days.

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Eeesh! How Do I Tell Him He’s Adopted?

Is Today The Day To Tell Him He’s Adopted?? Tonight I read my five-year-old son the vintage Sesame Street story “Susan and Gordon Adopt a Baby.” It is the book, I am told, that will make it easier to talk to Gabriel about his adoption. We’ve already read it many times together. Complete with smiling […]

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Mommy Trouble:How to Go All Zen on Your Toddler!

Mastering the Mommy Mind Game! by Lee Dobie Being a mom is such a mind game sometimes. The other day Hannah and I were in the car on our way into town. I usually allow her to sit in the back of the station wagon as we drive through the alley behind our house, and […]

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Terrible Two’s: The Case of the Copy-Cat Toddler

How to Deal With Your Toddler’s Unbecoming Behavior by Barbara Rowly Six months ago, our toddler, Anna, startled us by first sitting down, then lifting one leg, toppling over her head, and picking herself up to try it all over again. Sitting across from her on the floor, my husband, Taylor, and I couldn’t figure […]