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What are they thinking? Ask!

I absolutely love “interviewing” my son. No- I’m not getting him ready for corporate America already, I just love hearing what he thinks about stuff. All kinds of stuff. My husband rolls his eyes at me but I could do this for hours with Jagger. It’s one of the sweetest things about kids this age [...]

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Jodie Sweetin

Guest Celebrity Blogger – New Mom and Actress, Jodie Sweetin

April 12, 2008 – Jodie Sweetin delivers baby girl Zoie, 8lbs, 7oz. I had the pleasure of meeting Jodie Sweetin at the Boom Boom Room in LA this past January. It was pretty cool to have the chance to talk to someone that I grew up watching on TV. Yes, I was a huge fan [...]

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Secondtimearound

First Time Mom – All Over Again

And here’s Amy… (still on maternity leave!!)  When thinking of everything I’d do as an “Experienced Mom,” there were definitely a few things that I planned on improving the second time around – especially in the early months.    Yet, here I am at 3am watching TV and typing with a sleeping baby on my [...]

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A Blankie Addiction

My son has one. He’s got it bad. But guess who’s not ready for rehab? Me. Jagger’s blankie is the love of his life right now – no, not after Mommy and Daddy – I mean the love of his life- A #1, numero uno, TLA. And who can blame him? Who wouldn’t fall in love [...]

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Leaving (if only for a while) for Bigger and Better Things

Maternity leave…time away from work, time to spend enjoying your new addition to the family, time to bond and focus on the most important thing in the world during those few months- your new baby. Many people ask…What is she doing while she’s away? When is she coming back? Will she be different when she [...]

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alex

Put The “O” (Optimism) Back in Mommy

It’s time to put the “O” back in Mommy and the “O” is Optimism!! How many articles are written about sleep deprived mothers, the challenges of balancing motherhood and work, how to whittle that waistline from baby #3 and more… There is so much to celebrate about motherhood and we would all agree that even [...]

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Happy Birthday

Birthday Wishes to My Daughter

I fell in love with a post that I read about a mother writing a birthday letter to her daughter. Then I came across two other touching birthday letters. Seeing these letters, made me reflect on the past two years of my exciting & rewarding journey with PP. I keep a journal with letters to [...]

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Graco’s Monthly Nod – March

A large part of joining in the conversation in the online parenting community, is reading all of the great conversation that is going on in the blogosphere. We are always sharing cute, funny, informative, and inspiring stories that we’ve read with each other, so we thought it would be a great idea (right?!) to share [...]

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Guns

What I Said Instead

Do you find yourself, as a parent, always putting a positive spin on things with your kids? You say what you know is right instead of what you’re thinking. (first example below) We have to set the good example, after all. But one time, JUST ONE TIME, wouldn’t you like to say what you were [...]

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Allie2

It’s a Girl!

We are happy to announce that little Allie Joy Sleep arrived at 12:44pm yesterday and weighed in at 8 lbs. 15 oz. and 22″ long- right on schedule.  Amy is feeling great (and looking good too, I might add) and getting some much needed sleep in the hospital before she heads home (where there will [...]

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