Let The Children Play

There’s my kid, can you spot him? At the top of the playground equipment about to jump the 10 feet to the group and make all the parents at the park gasp and then give me dirty looks. He’s 4 and he’s really good at playing, climbing, and taking risks. He’s basically just really good…

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Let’s Not Suffer in Silence

In September, we found out that I was pregnant. It was one of the happiest moments we’ve shared in a long time. One of pure bliss, joy & excitement for each of us. Xavier was literally shouting it from the rooftops -telling everyone and anyone who would listen…it was adorable. Most of it was met…

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Make a Day of it in Manayunk

There’s a pretty good chance you’ve spent a night out on Main Street in Manayunk, stumbling around, dancing, making random friends and hopping from Derek’s to Manayunk Tavern to Brew Pub, and ultimately ending up at Pitcher’s Pub. I think it’s safe to say that we’ve all been there a time or two. Although reliving…

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Friday Favorites

Been kinda quiet this week – Mike was out of town & it turned into survival mode around here! But alas, it’s Friday again & time to share with you my favorites from the week. This Guide to Zero Waste Shopping in Philadelphia is a great start if you’re looking to produce less waste. As a…

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Green Smoothies for Kids…and Adults Too

X was never a ‘picky eater’ – – which I attribute to our love of ethnic foods &  also because he’s a Russian. If you’ve ever been to the dinner table with a Russian, you know what I mean. It seems like they pull out ALL the contents of their refrigerator, warm it up in the microwave…

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Friday Favorites

I want to try something new starting this week where I share a roundup of my favorite things that I’ve seen/read/heard or otherwise enjoyed floating around the internet. I hope you find something here to make you laugh, something to change your perspective, something to encourage you and something to bring you joy. As you…

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Parkour – The Art of Negotiating Obstacles (Bonus Coupon Codes Added!)

It has been said that children are born with an already built in personality. According to science, personality differences are attributed to structural differences within the brain; and any parent can attest that this is most certainly true. Before children, you concoct an idea of what life might look like once little Johnny arrives. Visions of…

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