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Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Being a Mom of Twins

  Admitting I’m a mom to twins usually elicits a myriad of questions: Who was born first? Are they identical? How do you manage? People are...

Being a Part of the Team

  According to the Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine, an estimated 45 million children participate in sports in the United States annually. It’s no...
Small siblings fighting over a remote control in the living room.

Fostering Friendships Between Siblings

  “There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” Licensed psychologist Harriette Wimms uses this lyric from Leonard Cohen’s song...
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A Tale of My Sweet Life

  I live in two worlds: one as a co-owner of a chocolate shop in downtown Washington, D.C., and one in a world I create....
Cheryl Maguire

5 Things Only a Mom Would Say on Valentine’s Day

  On Valentine’s Day, long before your mom days, you probably dined by candlelight in some swanky restaurant. Once you gave birth to your sweet...
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Finding Peace with Food During the Holidays

  By Christie Dondero Bettwy Knowing how to eat can feel complicated, especially during the holidays. We want to enjoy food and connection with family...
Finding Order in a Puzzle

How Word Searches Helped My Children Learn to Self-Soothe

When the pandemic turned the world upside down, local mom Hannah Grieco found that puzzles helped bring peace and order to her kids' lives.