Cheddar and Chive Tuna Melt Mini Muffins

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The 80s were quite a decade. My childhood was shaped by things like pastel purple eye shadow, Solid Gold dancers and neon splatter paint off-the-shoulder sweatshirts. I learned how to cook pretty young, so my culinary skills developed right smack at the height of the “convenience era,” marked by things like Hamburger Helper and Lunchables. Women were… [read more]

Figuring Out Bedtime, Kid by Kid (with @Gymboree and @WorldEricCarle)

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This post about bedtime routines (and Hungry Caterpillar pajamas!) was brought to you by Gymboree, who provided a product sample to facilitate our review. All opinions are our own. Of all the changes that came with parenthood, the one that rocked my world the most was the change in sleep habits.  Bedtime can be a serious… [read more]

Winter Wellness Tips (because it won’t be long!)

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Don’t get me wrong. I love fall and the things that come with it, like the Pinterest pumpkin-palooza, big nubby sweaters and less humidity to whack out my hair. But fall also brings with it one awful feeling that I can’t seem to escape, and that’s the impending doom of winter. At this point, I… [read more]

What’s in your back-to-school snack stash? @SunnyYummyUS

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Have you checked your Facebook feed lately? Chances are, it’s probably filled with back-to-school photos. Kids decked out in new khakis and sneakers, proudly carrying new backpacks that have yet to see a dirty school bus floor. While the moms seem divided on whether to weep or rejoice in sending their kids off to the… [read more]

A Moment Between Mothers

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Someday, I will be the old woman who walks up to an overwhelmed mother in a parking lot as she juggles two small children, bags of groceries and a cart that won’t stay put.  I won’t notice that she has broken a sweat, but rather how beautiful it is that her rosy-cheeked, teething baby is sleeping peacefully against… [read more]