Lauren Markman
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Lauren Markman commented on Lauren Markman's blog post 'Don't wake that baby up'
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Ashley Owen commented on Lauren Markman's blog post 'Don't wake that baby up'
"This is so true to listen to your own body. Most days I do not take a nap and neither do my boys anymore, but every once in a while we are just plain exhausted for some reason and can't function without one."
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Don't wake that baby up

In our household I think about sleep a lot: Who is getting enough of it and how to get more quality sleep. I am obsessed over my own sleep as well as that of the bears I live with and help wake up in the morning.At school, my son's…See More
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You might be making your spouse fat

My husband and I both work full time. And there was a long period where we worked in the same company (albeit different departments). And we both worked really long hours. Then we had our little guy and life had to change: There were more important aspects to our life together than work.Fast forward a bunch of years, and we are both still working hard, but I am definitely working longer…See More
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Lauren Markman commented on Lauren Markman's blog post 'Lying to our sons'
"Hi, Ashley - I'm glad that you identify with this, too! I agree - those little eyes are always on us, even when we think they aren't. :)"
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While Mom is away...

At least once a year, my Mom girlfriends and I rent a beach house together. It's in the off season, so the place we visit isn't crowded. We stay up late, sleep in, wear pajamas all day, eat yummy food and drink wine. There are only two rules:Have fun.No husbands and no kids.That first rule is easy to keep: With a dozen women sharing stories about motherhood, life and beyond, we are always…See More
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Ashley Owen commented on Lauren Markman's blog post 'Lying to our sons'
"These are all great tips Lauren! I especially agree on giving something extra back that was given to you by mistake, like extra change. These little eyes are always watching us. :) I too am bad about saying "just a minute." I definitely…"
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Lying to our sons

There are the lies that I intentionally tell my son: The tooth fairy, Santa, that dinosaurs come alive at night. And then there are the lies that I don't mean to tell my son, like that I will be home from work on time.But it turns out that because I have a son, I am more inclined to lie to him…See More
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Lauren Markman
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http://ididntlisten.blogspot.com
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Stories for Grown-Ups
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On my good days I'm entertaining. On my bad days, I'm only mildly entertaining. But, I am a mom every day, and that is definitely something wonderful.
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Don't wake that baby up

Posted on February 27, 2015 at 6:45am 2 Comments

In our household I think about sleep a lot: Who is getting enough of it and how to get more quality sleep. I am obsessed over my own sleep as well as that of the bears I live with and help wake up in the morning.…

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You might be making your spouse fat

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 6:35am 0 Comments

My husband and I both work full time. And there was a long period where we worked in the same company (albeit different departments). And we both worked really long hours.



Then we had our little guy and life had to change: There were more important aspects to our life together than work.…

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Beauty is skin deep

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 6:31am 0 Comments

My husband recently took our son to a dermatologist for a rash, and I filled out the forms online before the appointment. One of the questions was about sunscreen: Did the patient use it daily and what SPF?…

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The book on the shelf

Posted on February 23, 2015 at 8:01am 0 Comments

I recently took all my cookbooks to our used book store and traded them in for store credit. While there, I let my son choose some new books. He was super excited to go to his section and pick out whatever books he wanted (at only $2 per book, I said yes to everything he chose.) He chose some new Disney story books, a few I Can Read books and some Sesame…

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At 5:34pm on February 19, 2014, Lisa Lori said…

Thank you!  I am so happy to be a part of it!

At 1:11pm on February 17, 2014, InShapeMom.com said…

Thank you for saying hello, sorry about the late response. Been a little busy with the family. Hope your having a good start to the week!

At 1:57am on February 13, 2014, Jolie Stultz said…

Hi Lauren! I love your blog and thank you for your sweet comment of my pictures!! 

At 10:06pm on February 8, 2014, Elaina Lamley said…

Thanks for the welcome! I look forward to learning & sharing.

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At 4:00am on February 1, 2014, Taty Sena said…

Hi Lauren. Thank you so much for the welcome :-)

At 6:38pm on January 31, 2014, Ashley Marshall-Seward said…

Hi Lauren! Thanks for checking me out :-) I'm taking notes from your Bedtime for Children post. My 8 year old suffers from insomnia :-( Hopefully with your tips I can get him to sleep sooner. 

At 11:53am on January 31, 2014, Kristen Hewitt said…

Thanks so much for the kind welcome!  Can't wait to check out your blog...and oh yea...I didn't listen either. 

At 5:49am on January 31, 2014, Zena's Suitcase said…

Hi Lauren!  Thanks for your message.  Will be stopping by your blog very soon.  This is such a great community.  American Mom's have different things to say, it's really interesting

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At 12:24am on January 31, 2014, Tirralan Watkins said…

Hi Lauren, thank you for the welcome. I've got a lot to filter through, and I look forward to visiting your blog.

 
 
 

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