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Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s October 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Sharing stories about our children is certainly not a new phenomenon, but the means of sharing has most definitely changed. From pregnancy on, parents are sharing their children with…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s September 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Rebecca Stewart Particularly in the early stages of parenting, some might say that moms can be…Just a touch, shall we say, control freakish when it comes to our…(Read More)

As we make our way through the early years of our children’s lives, we excitedly mark all the milestones. We celebrate the first smiles, first steps, moving to the big kid bed, potty training, first days of school…It doesn’t end with the first day of kindergarten, though, there are still so many…(Read More)

I thought I knew what surviving on little to no sleep felt like. I survived college, for goodness sakes — managed to graduate with honors, and even have a little fun. But let me be brutally honest here. There is no tired like “new mama tired.” And don’t even get me started on the exhaustion…(Read More)

With that beautiful last day of school looming, it’s time again for this mama to reflect on the lessons I’ve learned this 3rd grade year (a tradition started back in kindergarten). This schoolyear was a bit of a rollercoaster ride for our girl, and every time my mama bear worries threatened to overwhelm…(Read More)

Stages of Parenting

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from the pages of the September 2015 issue of Simply Family Magazine. Check out the digital edition, here! Parenthood is quite the rollercoaster, isn’t it? Pre kids there are so many things we think and assume – a.k.a. the lies we tell ourselves. Number 1 being that we are ready for this great…(Read More)