Saying NO to Kids | From the DadCave: ‘No’ is My Love Language

Guest post from Developing Dad. I am spending the summer home with my sons. They are 5 and 7. I fully appreciate the unencumbered, freewheeling imagination of these bright young boys. I do. I say this as a disclaimer to be applied to what might be considered a hurtful thing to say did you not know how truly enamored and impressed I am with these children. They are the apple of my eye and the light of my life. They […]

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Karen Finally Got Some Alone Time… and Missed her Son

I finally got some much-longed for alone time. But it didn’t turn out how I expected. “Ok buddy, I’ll see you Friday okay? Love you!” My son barely took his eyes off the tablet screen to say good bye to me. Apparently watching a jet-plane take off is far more interesting than saying goodbye to your mother when you’re three-years- old. I mean, let’s face it, he doesn’t completely understand what I’m talking about and he has minimal concept of […]

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The Day a Bag of Candy Saved Me –Guest Post

When the phone rang I didn’t think twice to run and pick it up, even though it meant leaving my five-year-old son and two-year-old daughter alone in the sun room with a preschool goody bag filled to the brim with Easter candy. I figured it was my mom asking me a quick question about the upcoming holiday. Not for a second did I think I was picking up a call that would change our lives forever and fill me with […]

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6 Reasons Why I love C-Sections

When I tell people how much I love cesarean births I usually get looks ranging from shocked to confused. Sometimes I think people believe I say it for “shock value”. But, I’m not. I love c-sections. I think they’re the greatest thing since boxed wine and here’s why: It’s A Planned Birth For my second child I didn’t want to walk around those last days of my pregnancy (which move at the speed of a sloth) wondering if that day would […]

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Motherhood in Hollywood…A Day in the Life of a Real Hollywood Mom

Motherhood in Hollywood…A Day In The Life of A Real Hollywood Mom A guest post by Heather Brooker, host of the podcast Motherhood in Hollywood Beyond the red carpet and glamour of life in Hollywood, there are actually thousands of moms and dads bouncing from audition to audition doing what they love and hoping to make their dreams come true.  This is a glimpse of what it’s like for those people, pounding pavement in  pursuit of fame and family. 1. The […]

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