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How Moms Should Survive The Holidays Without Loosing Their Crap!

With the pumpkins and corn stalks put away, there is another time of year quickly approaching.  This is one that has a lot of meaning and is very festive, but can also make steam come out of every mothers ears.

As you drive down your streets, you will see houses decorated with the colors of red and green.  These houses will be so bright, that it will take you a minute to see what all the decorations actually are.

During this time, you are encouraged to make incredible memories for your family.  But to be completely honest - the holidays are friggin exhausting.  You feel like you are in this vacuum and  every piece of you is being sucked out.  You are way too busy to "stop and smell the roses" to realize that the time is slipping away.

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Homework Helping Or Not? - What's Poppin Moms!

As an Instructional Aide in a self-contained kindergarten class and a Mom to a special needs kid, this is hard for me to answer and not look like a real jerk.  LOL.

Most Moms are so wiped out by the end of the day that the thought of homework makes them ill. I don't know about the rest of you, but I barely got through school doing my own homework.  Let's just say that kindergarten was my best grade.

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Stress - Free Guide To Reading For Kindergarten

For first-time parents, kindergarten is a major milestone. It is the beginning of their child’s education journey and they are beyond stressed out. To that, Unfiltered Mom Kathy Chlan says ‘Chill out and grab a glass of wine”. 

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Open Letter To Parents Of Special Needs Kids

Dear parents with special needs kids,

I hope this letter will not offend anyone.  I have 2 boys - 22 & 19- and my oldest boy, Casey, is on the spectrum.  At this point in my life, I feel like I could pass on some knowledge.

The reason is very important - I survived and did not break!  It was definitely a roller coaster, which I so love, with ups and downs and turns you never expected!

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To Moms Of Twins - Hold On Tight!

I want to first say, I am NOT the mother of twins.  But, I have an identical sister.  So I feel I can give some sound advice to Moms of twins.  Something wonderful happened to my Mom - she survived!

No one can prepare you for 2 babies - at least that's what my mom Joannie said. She says she earned every one of her gray hairs and she says that proudly.

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