Category Archives: Single Mother by Choice – SMC

MicroBlog Monday: Blog Bog

Sometimes I get overwhelmed by life and all the things I want to write about, or avoid processing, and so I do not blog about anything at all. Here are nine things I need to blog about: My sick cat. … Continue reading

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I vs You

I don’t know when I first heard about empathizing with an upset toddler, but it was way before I had one of my own and was paid to parent how families wanted me to. I was reintroduced to the concept … Continue reading

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Screen Free

I really like the Screen Free Parenting website and think this post is perfect. It solidifies so much of why we don’t watch tv. Wallace gets more screen time than their kids, which is none, but watching tv is something we do … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Connections

I’m one of those extroverts who can make friends with someone in a few minutes. Be it a pleasant interaction with a cashier or deeper conversation with a person at a bus stop, I crave connection and love hearing someone … Continue reading

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4th Birthday!

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Knee High Naturalist

We now live just a few miles from a nature preserve. We’ve been a few times just to explore and play and once we met up with friends to play. I kept forgetting about the $3 classes they hold every … Continue reading

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Preschool

My personal view of current preschool options is not positive. I don’t think that preschool is necessary and beneficial for kids, especially when it is structured and not play based. I understand that for families with parent/s working outside the … Continue reading

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