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Mom Lessons

A series about lessons the DMB contributors have learned as mothers!

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Sleep Tight: How to Stop the Nightmares after Tragedy Strikes

Every day there seems to be another story of death, or loss in the world. I remember reading a story of a child who lost his younger brother and after the incident, could not sleep; he couldn’t silence the images in his head of brother he lost. Recently, my son started having nightmares, and although he has […]

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Surviving Summer Reading

How to Survive All the Summer Reading

I love summer reading. I love it so so much. Am I alone here? We all know it is good and necessary to keep kids sharp over the summer, but it can also feel like a chore for parents to implement. As my kids have gotten older, I have developed a (work-in-progress) list of tips to make […]

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Summer Bucket List

The Working Mom’s Summer Bucket List

It happens every holiday, 100%, without fail. I tell myself, “This year, I’m going to let it go.”  It will be ok to let this holiday pass without putting up decorations. I’m not going to get my husband a gift for this Hallmark holiday. Or wish for a gift.  And yet. Two days before said holiday? […]

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SummerFun

How I Intend To Make This Summer Count

As an elementary school educator, I have always looked forward to summer. No alarm clock, no schedule. Plenty of lazy days and lots of down time. A time to get refreshed and geared up for another amazing school year. Then I became a mom and summer turned into quite the opposite of what I was accustomed […]

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