8 Ways to Get Great, At-Home Photos of Your Children

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Natural expressions means beautiful photos! Getting a great shot of your child(ren). It can be magical – but too often the thinking is that unless you’re a professional, you can’t capture that magic. And when we try our hardest to get them to smile, we end up with something like this: What can happen when …

A Healthier Halloween: Candy Alternatives

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Sweet treats are something that we all love. And I have nothing against them! I also do love the fun of Halloween. But as much as I love the costumes, trick or treating, the games and fall atmosphere, what I don’t love is all. that. candy. Admittedly, candy ingredients never used to be on my …

What I’ve Learned about Having an Only Child (Psst, it’s All Good)

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Girl looking out window of playroom, surrounded by toys, play tent. It was a bunch of moms, gathered around a kitchen table having some wine while their kiddos cavorted. I really only knew one of them; the rest I had just met. We were enjoying ourselves when the topic turned to how C is an …

Makeover – School Lunches

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This is the first post in our “makeover” series, where we’ll take on a meal and re-make it into something healthier. For today, we tackle the school lunch. 50’s school children sitting around cafeteria tables having lunch. In some ways, for many children, bagged school lunches haven’t changed that much since the early 1900’s – …