Parenting

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Mean Green “Monster Muffins”

If you’re like me, you’ve encountered many toddlers who are picky about what they like to eat. This is totally normal and not uncommon at all. Trying to cram nutritious, high quality food into your toddler’s diet can be a huge battle. This task can be made a little easier if you get creative. Toddlers, though out of the rapidly growing baby stage, are still growing and developing at an...

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YouTube Is Launching A Kid-Friendly Video App  |  TechCrunch

 #youtube Is Launching A Kid-Friendly Video AppYouTube will launch a new, child-friendly version of its service for mobile phones on Monday. The kids app will surface content suitable for youngsters, as you’d expect, and TechCrunch understands that it will include a number of parental control features, such as a limiter that restricts the time of each session, and a sound toggle for muting and unmuting #videos. The app will ship with content from...

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Angelversaries are no fun

PHOTO: Tree farm beside Azen Cemetery, Damascus,VA - where our son is buried. Copyright 2008 Sam Edwards (cousin extraordinaire) Angelversaries are no fun. You know you'll have one every year for the rest of forever. They say it gets easier and I suppose it kinda does but it's different. I lost a child at 26 days of age. His developmental milestones were never achieved. All we have is a fantasy life to...

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Snow day!

Got about 8” of snow between yesterday afternoon and this morning! Sadie was obsessed with watching the snow fall yesterday. She didn’t quite understand that we needed more then a dusting before we could sled or build a snowman. Luckily last night Jeff was motivated to shovel, so Sadie joined him. That girl is a mule! Hauling snow around like it was nothing. It was like Christmas morning for her,...

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Happy Mother’s Day to those who love and have lost!

Sadie Grace 8/14/12 Enjoying every second with you! Wesley Graham 1/23/08 - 2/18/08 Happy to have known you, even if for a short while.

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You have no power over me… nine days coffee free!

Wow where to begin? How about my accomplishment - nine days without a drop of coffee. No desire. No craving. No headaches. And the most amazing of all - I'm alive, awake, and fully functional! I'll take it a step further, I haven't been this awake and functioning in... 10 years! Some background on my coffee addiction. I'm a night owl I'm a web developer / graphic designer I'm a...

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Everything happens for a reason

Everything happens for a reason from the blog: My Crazy World of Nonsense wow. this blog post is hitting me hard right now. totally sums up my feelings on the types of support you get after losing a child. i like to share this with people - it's more supportive to just be there and give a hug. words aren't necessary. especially if you are struggling to find the right...

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Replays in your mind – the dreaded 911 call

As a parent who lost a child to SIDS, there's plenty of thoughts that replay in your mind. What could have been done differently? Who was at fault? What could have prevented this? I wish there more positives remembered then negatives. Our Son Our son was 26 days old when he passed. Those days were primarily a sleep deprived mama and the usual bottle, diaper, nap, cry, and repeat. Sure there...

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