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Mommy Guilt: It's Time to Let it Go

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You’ve joined the mommy club and gone through a labor of love. Now you have this precious angel to care for.  A person in your life that you love more than you could have expected. There are no words to describe the deep bond of love mothers feel for their children.  It brings out so many qualities in us like nurturing, kindness, selflessness, protectiveness, empathy, creativity and strength.  It also brings out something many of us never expected -- guilt. Mommy guilt comes in many different…

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Easing Back into School

Easing Kids Back Into School

My kids started school today.  Unlike last year, I started preparing for back to school a couple of weeks ago.  The first step was getting to the boys to bed earlier.  It's so hard to do in August when it is hot and the sun doesn't go down until late (it's unnatural to start school before labor day as far as I'm concerned).  So, I started giving my boys a melatonin spray under the tongue about 30 - 60 minutes before bed to help counteract their exposure to light before bed.  We also have some bl…

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