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It Doesn’t Have to Be Hard to Change Your Squirmy Baby

It Doesn’t Have to Be Hard to Change Your Squirmy Baby

TweetTiny Tim is an active little monkey these days, just like his older twin brothers were at his age! At any given moment you can find him climbing on to the table, trying to get in to the empty bathtub, or worse. He certainly gets a workout as he tries to keep up with...

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MyCup2Yours
Beautiful you, beautiful daughter

Feb 8, 2012

I wake up in the morning with excitement, and a pit in my stomach. You’re going away to camp for the weekend–the whole weekend–for the first time. I know you’re almost... Visit my blog at http://www.gennyheikka.com to read more!

Momservations
The deodorant is mightier than the sword

Feb 7, 2012
The deodorant is mightier than the sword

When someone hurts your kid, there's no telling what a mother will do.

Dr. Melissa Arca
Dear parents, I support sleep… that is all

Dear parents, I support sleep… that is all

I’ve been reading and hearing about sleep issues all over the place lately; on facebook, on twitter, in my inbox, in various blog posts, and in clinic. I’ve heard and read: I feel like a failure, my 3 year still doesn’t sleep through the night. I’ve somehow failed my child, she can’t sleep unless...

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Read Between the Limes
Can’t help but get teary-eyed when my daughter helps in the garden

Can’t help but get teary-eyed when my daughter helps in the garden

This weekend while most people were getting ready to head to their Super Bowl parties, my daughter and I added three new citrus trees to the front yard garden.  Our neighbor recently ripped out a fruitless mulberry tree that was heavily growing...

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renegade mothering
What I learned this week…eating, men running around, eating.

What I learned this week…eating, men running around, eating.

  Maybe I should just officially start writing my Sunday posts on Monday. Well, no, maybe not, since yesterday was obviously an exception being the Super Bowl and all, which means of course that I was too busy eating to write. Or do anything, for that matter, except wish I would stop eating. I...

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Sacramento Sidetracks
Stumbling across the World of Wonders science museum in Lodi

Stumbling across the World of Wonders science museum in Lodi

By Guest Blogger Jennifer Bell My kids love Science.   LOVE it.  They probably don’t grasp a lot of the concepts yet, but how can you resist hands-on (and often messy) exhibits??? In order to feed their Science fixation, I’m always on the lookout for new experiences.  That’s how we stumbled across World of Wonders in Lodi. While...

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Hybrid Rasta Mama
The Unconditional Love Challenge – #3

The Unconditional Love Challenge – #3

Photo Credit: Music and Lyrics Blog Welcome back to The Unconditional Love Challenge. For those of you just joining me here is a little background on what this challenge is all about: Inspired by Dr. Laura at Aha Parenting, I have created The Unconditi...

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Dr. Melissa Arca
Breastfeeding broke my heart

Breastfeeding broke my heart

Or, rather, the inability to truly breastfeed broke my heart. “You have insufficient glandular tissue.”  These words were spoken to me by my lactation consultant after what seemed like hours as she poked and prodded my breasts. I was three weeks in to being a new mom and was an emotional wreck.  Breastfeeding was...

MyCup2Yours
Foster Parents Giving Children A Place to Call Home…

Feb 6, 2012

Today for Mom-Monday, I’m sharing an article I wrote for Sacramento Parent Magazine to recognize foster parents and the amazing difference they make in the lives of kids and the community. It... Visit my blog at http://www.gennyheikka.com to rea...

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