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After Birth, Not Afterbirth

Who just had this reaction after reading that title: ~gag~?! Come on now, you should know better than that.  OMT isn’t gonna gross you out. As a site owner/blogger/occasional iffy vlogger, I do lots of rooting around the Internets looking for the very best for you.  While this site is mainly focused on grandparents and …

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Dear Future Baby…

Dear FB, You would do well to listen to your elders.  This world can be tough, but those who have gone before you have words of wisdom to ease your way. Don’t Be Boring! Thank Robert Frost! Dance! Create Something That Will Make The World Awesome! Play Ball! And other stuff… Love, Us     …

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PSA of The Day: Securing Furniture with Wall Anchor Straps (UPDATED)

Do you remember this post about Meghan’s untimely death at the age of three, after she was found under an unsecured dresser in her room? Kiddos die from falling furniture?  Horrifying.  Even worse?  I found this startling statistic: According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, a child dies every two weeks as a result of …

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11 Things I Loved About Mothering

Not a grandmama….yet! I am still having a difficult time imagining myself as a grandmother.  Just this week I’ve cussed, threatened to kick some figurative ass, eaten candy, danced a little in the streets when I was running, and yelled, “HEY, BABY!” to a neighbor.  I don’t know any grannies like me.  Do you? WHO …

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G-Daddy Approved Valentines For Dudes

“Approved” might be stretching the truth a bit, cause I really didn’t ask him, but OMT! approves and by association you can always assume (correctly or not) that G-Daddy is right there with me. Valentine’s Day is in about two weeks.  The dudes are always hard to shop for, aren’t they?  While I’m good with …

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You Are More Than A Number

Yesterday, I heard a discussion on numbers and how they define us.  Particularly, numbers pertaining to women’s age and weight.  The crux of the conversation was this: Women HATE to tell folks how old they are or what they weigh, because if the numbers don’t jive with what society deems acceptable, women feel diminished. The …

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