Category: Parenting

You Know You're a Parent When

You Know You’re a Parent When…

“The hardest part of parenting is when I’m with my kids.” These wise words were spoken by comedian Jim Gaffigan, who has five children of his own. Parenting is hard 100% of the time, and it’s something you can never truly understand until you’re actually in it. One of our favorite things we do at

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When I grow up to be a daddy

When I Grow Up to be a Daddy

“I got you flowers, Mommy!” He spun in three circles and then did a forward roll off the couch. Some people express their excitement in mere words. Others need their whole bodies plus a three-foot radius. My son falls into the latter category. “Look at the flowers! I got them for you! Me and Daddy

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the loneliest job: hope for every mother

The Loneliest Job: Hope for Every Mother

The bloodcurdling scream pierced the tranquility of countless shoppers. I swallowed hard and began the painstaking trek towards the automatic doors, which seemed miles away. It mightn’t have taken me so long had I not had 32 pounds of boneless deadweight to pull behind me while also holding 20 pounds of oblivious enthusiasm in my

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