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How to read a Toddlers mind

Raising Violet – The Daddy Diaries

By: Anthony Hayes

It’s been a little over one year since Violet was born and I’ve cherished every waking moment. 337 more words


Because of your son...

This post on Facebook made my eyes fill with tears.

Parties can be hard. Even when you’re popular. They’re especially hard when you’re unpopular, different or shunned in some way. 88 more words


While the Neighbors Were Away -

“A good photograph is knowing where to stand.”

– Ansel Adams

Last week I gave Thorin my old Canon Power Shot. The neighbors across the street were away so our intrepid shutterbug took this as an opportunity to document their surroundings. 15 more words

By Notatypicalmom

What's mine is mine and what's yours is mine too!

What’s mine is mine and what’s yours is mine too!

This sums up my son’s attitude to the snack boxes in my pantry and it can be a source of friction amongst my three boys. 285 more words

Type 1 Diabetes


things my four year old says. (she colored in those houses too.)


When #Love(Really)Wins

I love my son.

And because I love him, I want him to feel loved. Accepted. Safe.

I don’t want to do anything to push him away or make him feel alienated. 377 more words


Parenting: Does the Age Gap Between Children Really Matter?

This post strikes close to my heart. First some background information.

I met my husband in November 2005. We started dating December 5, 2005, found out I was pregnant in January 2006, and got married May 2006. 657 more words