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She’s Turning 2 Already?!

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Camille turns 2 | TheMamaDen.com

Yup, Camille will be 2 on the 20th. Where has the time gone? I know every parent must feel the same way. Camille is doing very good! She transitioned to daycare really well. Her new sleeping arrangement went well and she’s learning at such a fast pace.

Day Care – This was the biggest transition for Camille this year. She had been staying with her grandparents during the day since she was 7 weeks old. She was eager to be with other kids and burn off some energy. ┬áThe center we chose is amazing. I love the staff, curriculum, safety, everything about it. I have no regrets and nothing bad to say. Read more…

September 15, 2017
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Picky Eating Parent

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Chances are if you're a picky eater you kid is too. Click thru for some options to broaden their palate. | TheMamaDen.com

You ever wonder why your kids only want to eat the same five meals? Well yes, because your kid is a picky eater but are you a picky eating paretn? Hmmm…Let’s discuss for a moment.

I know plenty of parents have an expansive palate and their kids just don’t because toddlers are so toddlerish. But let’s look at a different angle. My mom only eats about four vegetables so growing up my brother and I ate four vegetables and they were always prepared the exact same way. When I was 14 I worked in a soul food restaurant and began eating all kinds of stuff. My mom would be so grossed out. I would come home with meatloaf, stewed tomatoes, bread pudding, rice pudding, squash, spinach and plenty more. She would never touch my food.

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August 18, 2017
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9 Things to Look for at Day Care

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Looking for child care? I was too and so happy to report we found one we love! use this handy guide to help you weed through all the options and decide on a place when you and baby are happy!

Way back when I was pregnant I wrote this about child care. Now that Camille is actually in day care (today’s her first day…eek) I have a different perspective on things. Not to say that post is trash, it has some useful tips, but now I have more tips. Grab some tea and read along. Read more…

June 12, 2017
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10 Ways I’m Rocking Motherhood

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You see that smile? It' tells you I'm doing something right as a Mama. Click to see 10 ways I'm rocking motherhood.Hey Mamas! We all know Motherhood is the toughest hood to walk through. I can’t imagine it’s all peachy keen all the time for anyone. Instead of focusing on how I’m a bad not so good Mama, today I’m gonna give you 10 ways I’m rocking motherhood!

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February 2, 2017
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