Apologizing It’s been a week. At times like this I think of a line made famous by my then- toddler sister: “Whew, I had a hard weekend last night!” We feel you Lindy, we feel you. Lately there’s been a lot of apologizing in the Madesko house, and explaining and forgiving. We’ve had a lot …

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Value your happiness, and find moments of joy To start: I am exhausted. This has been a particularly intense few weeks for the Madesko house. “Why,” you ask? Well, a little bit ago, Zara saw a snake in the jungle. (our backyard) We came right over and explained to her that snakes are nice like …

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An ode to nature, and the joy of being outside Getting outside is an existential experience; even for kids. We get away from four walls out into the world, and it reminds us how small and how big we are at the same time. Fresh air, open space, living breathing growing things- all connect us …

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Hey parents! Want to keep your kids busy and engaged with something that’s not a screen? What to feel less of a perpetual Cinderella vibe? Let them help you!! Yes, a lot of it is the kind of “help” you don’t really need. As a lot, kids under 5 are not the most dexterous, logical, …

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Existence is intense. Zara is a whole vibe. A lot of times I feel like covering my eyes and hiding. I have found that a positive outlook and open mind go a long way. I also cry into my coffee sometimes, so it’s about balance. We all play different roles; a beautiful ven diagram of …

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