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You Can Successfully Work from Home Even with the Kids Around

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After I had Caleb, I did NOT want to go back to work. This was huge for me to admit. I was always the one who thought I would go crazy being at home all day with a child. However, during my maternity leave, it started to become a reality that I would eventually return to work and the thought was terrifying. My boss at the time totally surprised me. She told me that I could work part-time from home.

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6 Ways to Teach Your Child to Maintain a Healthy and Fit Lifestyle

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When we brought Caleb home, he was a whole 4 lbs 11 ounces. His birth weight was 5 lbs 3 ounces but babies are typically a few ounces smaller when they leave the hospital. Because Caleb was a small baby, I wondered if he would be a normal size child. I initially struggle to breastfeed him but eventually both he and I got use to it and it became a lifestyle for me. I made the adjustments so that he got what he needed. 

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How to Inspire A Love of Reading and Books in Your Child

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As a child, I remember reading all the time. I loved books and I loved where my imagination took me when I read them. The books took on a whole new life as I imagined myself as my favorite characters. Every summer, my grandmother would take me to the library to pick out my books for summer reading. I would check out as many as I could and dig into each of them when I returned to her home.

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5 Things a Working Mom & Wife Can Do to Regain Her Life

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It’s never easy being a mom trying to juggle a full-time job with a family life. There are some tips on how to get closer to reaching an ideal work-life balance. Being a full-time working mother and wife can lead to feelings of guilt and stress because of divided attention between work and family. The key is to focus on a plan, get organized, and find the right balance between profession, parenthood and being a wife, a good one at that.

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4 Must Ask Questions for Anyone Potty Training A Toddler

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We recently had my son’s 2 ½ year old appointment with the doctor and the big topic of concern for us was potty training. We are not really concerned that Caleb is not potty trained by now but we were more concerned that he didn’t even want to sit on the potty. Every night at bath time, we ask him to go potty and he has a meltdown. We were wondering if he would ever want to sit on the potty.

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