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Teddy Bear Lost and Found
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April 3, 2016
My daughter's lovey – her (now) small, most precious blanket, “Baba” – has saved the day countless times (many of which I’ve posted about here!). It has helped her get...
March 11, 2016
There's a glitch that accompanies the extra hours of sunlight I enjoy in the spring — the loss of a precious hour when we "spring ahead." It could make any Tired Mommy l...
March 2, 2016
Dr. Seuss books are a staple in our home. Even with kids who are independent — and prolific — readers, Dr. Seuss books still make their way into the rotation, especially...
February 29, 2016
One of the wisest pieces of advice I received when my children were first born was that “raising a child should be a marathon, not a sprint.” So many parents seem to be...
February 10, 2016
Valentine's Day began as a way to honor Saint Valentine in Rome, who performed wedding ceremonies for soldiers who were not allowed to marry. Through the centuries it ha...
February 4, 2016
It’s inevitable. The chances that your child’s cherished lovey will be lost, whether in your own house or in public places, is so likely that there are websites devoted...
January 21, 2016
Happy National Hugging Day! Today is a day that honors and promotes sharing hugs — a snuggle, a cuddle or “squeezie,” as we call them in our family. At Pouchie Pals we c...
January 7, 2016
Last year was chock-full of transitions for me and my family: a new house in a new neighborhood; new schools and schedules for both of my daughters; even a new commuting...
November 25, 2015
My daughter came home from school one afternoon, hopping up and down about a book called, Knuffle Bunny. She insisted we head to the library. Immediately.
November 9, 2015
One of the best parenting moments my husband and I have ever had was when our older daughter fell in our playroom. (Just wait: It's not that we were happy that she got...