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My oldest boy is 5, and has been in a structured, educational environment for over two years. He has moved from nursery to pre-school to pre-K to kindergarten, and I have shed nary a tear.  I absolutely understand the emotions of parents who send their beloved child of to the big world of kindergarten, especially… Read More

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There is much joy that comes with finding out that you're pregnant with twins. Twice blessed. Even more so when your doctor tells you that they're fraternal, carrying the lowest risk. I've always had healthy and relatively easy pregnancies. I carried both boys to nearly 40 weeks (#1 was 3 days early, #2 was a… Read More

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Five years into this mothering gig, I've learned things I never thought I would need to, or want to.  Such as ...... I know the difference between what's 'good' poop and what's not. A great gag reflex is necessary. I can tell when it's "I am hungry" crying versus "I am pissed off at you because you… Read More


They're in my bed. I said it wouldn't happen again, but it has. It's just so much easier than getting in and out every hour or so, those eight steps from my bed to their crib feeling like I have lead in my feet, eyes struggling to stay open. Especially because their father is out… Read More

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Alison Profile PictureI'm Alison. Writer, a mother of four (two boys and boy/ girl twins), social media enthusiast and book lover. A believer in the power of chocolate and hugs. Chugging coffee as I type. Want to know more?

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