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Two Valuable Parenting Lessons, Reluctant Mother Style

You might recall in my last post, I decided to be somewhat uncharacteristically kind and non-judgmental of fellow Mother I encountered in the Park. Yeah.  That feeling was nice while it lasted. . . Yesterday, Mac and I took a long walk to Fells Point.  We hadn’t been to the area in a while and the weather was so nice,
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Adorable Toddler w/Minimal Defiance Issues ISO Like Minded Toddlers For A Good Time?

We went to the pool today.  It was great fun. And the most children of Mac’s own age that he’s ever seen in one place. Boy, was he interested. He’s a pretty friendly kid. Ok.  He’s a complete ham. With adults and children of all ages. Could he have a future in Hollywood? Don’t worry.  I’m not THAT delusional. I am
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Has Reluctant Mother Relenquished Her Independence?

This morning I decided to get a shower.  Typically, I don’t shower until Mac’s afternoon nap because well, the mornings can be messy.  But today, I decided to throw caution to the wind and get a shower. Since Mac was sleeping in his room, I decided to use the downstairs bathroom.  I turned on the shower but no water was
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Newsflash: Toddler’s Are Not Exactly Flexible

I really want to raise a well-adjusted, creative, spontaneous, mild-mannered kid.  And up until last week, I thought I was doing a relatively competent job. But then we went to that birthday party.  And his nap time got a little wonky. And it turns out, he’s not that happy about it. And neither am I. I would have never guessed
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