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Raising Teenagers: A Day in the Life

If I had a dollar for every time a parent of young kids asked me what it’s like to parent teenagers, I’d be rich. The questions range from mildly curious to positively terrified. “Are they always moody?” “Do they stop wanting to spend time with you?” “Are they selfish human beings leaving nothing but a […]

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Pediatric Care Without the Trip: A New Mom Q&A with Blueberry Pediatrics

Thank you to Blueberry Pediatrics for providing this new mom (and other families) with much-needed peace of mind from the convenience of their own home! It seems like just yesterday I was with my son as his very first pediatric appointment. The past seven months have flown by, and as a new mom, I frequently […]

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Moms Doing More in the 904: Kasey Repass, Type 1 Diabetes Advocate

Kasey Repass’ life was forever changed on April 2, 2009. Her 4-year-old daughter Robinson started losing weight and was very lethargic. She was drinking a ton of water and started wetting the bed after being potty trained for a couple of years. They took her to the doctor thinking she had urinary tract infection. Her […]

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Don’t You Dare Call My Daughter Bossy

When I was in third grade, one of our school assignments was for the class to break into groups and complete a project together. The project was simple, but it required each person to take on a portion of the task in order to complete it in the allotted time. After a few minutes of our […]

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Tips to Help You Avoid Meltdowns With Your ‘Threenager’

These helpful communication strategies are brought to you by Paper Airplane Behavioral Services and Little Talkers Inc. Do you ever feel like you are struggling to communicate with your child? Are constant tantrums challenging your daily routine or interfering with your child’s ability to learn and function? In this big, fast-paced world full of distractions […]

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