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Shut Off the Water

Getting Real with Shadra Bruce Those big crocodile tears spell nothing but trouble. You not only have to deal with the cuteness factor that makes you feel like an evil parent for not just giving in to whatever it is will make those tears go away, but the wails that often follow are not pleasant…

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Babies Grow, Wallets Shrink

Getting Real With Shadra Bruce Planning for a newborn can be exhausting and it doesn’t necessarily end once the baby is born.  Creating the new room, finding the perfect crib, and selecting the most adorable clothes you can find (which is of course the best part) can be an ongoing process. Unfortunately, or fortunately, depending…

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Traditions Aren’t Just for Holidays

Every family has their own traditions, especially on the holidays. Hot chocolate on Christmas eve, the Memorial Day wiffle ball tournament, even knowing who gets the wishbone at Thanksgiving dinner….these are all special and cherished moments.  But you shouldn’t just reserve traditions only for the holidays.Traditions can also be daily moments that bring your family…