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A Staycation

We've been taking a staycation this week. Truth: I hate that word - staycation, but that's what it is. Patrick and I are both on vacation from work this week and we are pretending we are tourists with a preschooler in Kansas City this week. LegoLand. SeaLife. The Kansas City Zoo. Paradise Park. Crown Center.… Continue reading A Staycation

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A Royal, A DUI, and What it Means to Consider a Sports Star a Hero

It's been all over the news. The Kansas City Royals pitcher, Danny Duffy, was arrested Sunday evening on a suspicion of a DUI when he was found passed out in the drive-thru at Burger King. There are details to be found out, and some that you can already do a quick Google search and find,… Continue reading A Royal, A DUI, and What it Means to Consider a Sports Star a Hero

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A Broken Crayon Still Colors

I often find myself telling Madeline that broken crayons still color. I think it's one of the more profound words of wisdom I have given my three-year-old so far. While I'm quite literally reassuring her that the broken Crayola in her hand will in fact still color in her coloring book just as beautifully as… Continue reading A Broken Crayon Still Colors

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Boyfriends, Breakups, and Saying No

Madeline informed me last night that she and her boyfriend broke up. Reminder: she's three. I asked her what happened. She said she told him not to kiss her and now he's not her friend anymore. Again, she's three. I told her that she did the right thing by telling him not to kiss her… Continue reading Boyfriends, Breakups, and Saying No

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We Spoil Her, but She’s Not Spoiled

This face is why my child often gets ice cream before bed or a new Shopkins from Target. "Please, momma." And those eyes and that lip is just too hard to resist. I know we spoil her. I do. I know she doesn't need another Barbie, another Shopkins, another anything, but I want to buy… Continue reading We Spoil Her, but She’s Not Spoiled