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The Fish Died and the Kids Don’t Know. Now What?

So this happened.  I made the discovery that our pet betta fish was deceased, lying on the bottom of the fish tank, and the kids weren't home to see it.  

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Jen Austin - Townsquare Media
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Is Texting and Driving an Instinct That’s Hard to Fight?

One in five will admit to texting while driving, and they say it's such a strong urge that they can't control it. It's like a reflex.

Does having precious cargo in the car stop you?

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Do Your Kids Get Messed Up By the Time Change?

We've got to spring forward one hour this weekend, and that has a tendency to mess up family life.

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Freak Injuries! Something Parents Will Always Have To Deal With.

 

One thing I've learned as a parent - it's awfully tough to plan how your day is going to go.  You just never know.  Sometimes it's better to go with the flow, and leave some space in your day for trips to Urgent Care.

See that faint vertical line that follows the cut on Kallan's face down to her eyebrow?  That's the mark of a wall at preschool.  The corner of the wall won that battle.

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Boise State Students Make Room For Parents Next Weekend

Parents are a big part of the college experience, right?  They may not be on campus going to class or delivering pizza to the dorms at 11pm, but they are probably the biggest moral supporters a college student can have.  And sometimes they're footin' the bill!

Boise State is having Parents' Weekend soon, and there are tons of events planned that parents and students can attend together.

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The Second Kid Is Cheaper Than The First

We've heard the stats before, that it costs over half a million dollars to raise a child from age 0 to 18. That's the first child.

The good news is, baby #2 is cheaper!

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Connie Britton, Star Of ‘Nashville’ On Parenting – The Opposite Of What Gwyneth Paltrow Said

 

Not long ago, Gwyneth Paltrow had talked about how tough her life is and compared it to working moms saying her struggle was harder. That didn't go over well. Connie Britton, who plays Rayna James on 'Nashville' talks about life as a single mom and she would never compare what she does with anyone else. 

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First Day Of School Pics Dominate Facebook

I love looking at all the back-to-school pics on social media this time of year.

One of my sassy, fun (and kid-less) Facebook friends said just now, "Um...Did school start?"  Haha! What makes you say that?!

Yeah...maybe we parents are guilty of overloading Facebook with backpack pics, but we don't have anything else exciting going on. Sideways wink!

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It Costs How Much To Raise A Kid?

 

Every so often they come out with a number for how much money it takes to raise a child from age 0 to 18, and that number keeps going up.  Kids are expensive, so brace yourself for this amount.... Especially if you have more than one child.

I have three, and I just live in denial all the time and pretend that this number is not real.

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Can Life Be Simple For Moms? Nope!

So moms, how in the heck do you do it all?

If you're like me your day involves a wild frenzy of finding shoes, brushing hair, wiping syrup off faces, packing snacks, breaking up fights, reading books, finding the time to squeeze in a shower for yourself, and oh yeah...working!  And then we have to find time for relationships and grocery shopping and laundry and getting our eyebrows waxed.  When people ask us how we do it all, our best answer is, "I don't know!"  Somehow it's all set in motion and it just happens and we are along for the ride, doing our best to steer the ship.

Here's some advice that I ran across on simplifying your life as a mom, and also why I think it won't work!

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