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Are your Christmas decorations up yet?

14 Dec

Recapturing Christmas on Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

Today’s post is running late, we’ve been hanging up our Christmas decorations.  It’s one of those tasks that I start dreading in October and then realize that I truly love doing it. I have vibrant memories of decorating the tree with my parents.  Dad would take us outside to play in the snow and build igloos […]

How to Prepare Your Teen to Deal with Social Pressure

10 Dec

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Teenagers and peer pressure seem to go hand-in-hand when discussing issues concerning parents. Peer pressure exists as long as peers exist, from the first taste of socialization to the last. Peers serve a purpose in establishing self-identity and the place of self in the community and the world. Even a jury in a court case […]

Mom Monday- Recapturing Christmas

7 Dec

Recapturing Christmas on Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

Whoosh.  There goes Halloween in a mad rush of costumes and pumpkin carving and too much sugar.  And then bam, Thanksgiving is upon us.  Recapturing Christmas is essential.  If we don’t stop and take a deep breath, Christmas will be over before we know it. And that would be a shame.  Because I truly believe […]

Who has the cutest Halloween costume?

31 Oct

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Halloween is one of my family’s favorite holidays.  The weather starts to get cooler, which is always a welcome respite.  It starts our year end feeding frenzy; candy, turkey and Christmas cookies. We always get together with the extended family to eat dinner then head out to troll the neighborhood in search of sugar laden […]

Mom Monday-Baby’s First Halloween: Costume Struggle is Real

19 Oct

Costume time on Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year. We didn’t get a lot of trick or treater’s while growing up in the country, but as a kid we would get even larger candy hauls from the houses we did go to. Now that I live in the suburbs I am really excited to […]

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