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Michelle Dickstein is a Midwest transplant from the East Coast with her husband. Michelle has her Masters of Public Health and works full-time outside of the home. Michelle writes about her adventures in life as the mother of three adorable and curly-headed young daughters, two of which are identical twins. In addition she writes for Northeast Ohio Parent magazine, blogs (Emailing with My Girlfriends and Kveller) and has made appearances on CBS 19 and Fox 8 news as a lifestyle and parenting "expert" (whatever that means)! Michelle is co-authoring a book (and looking for a literary agent and publisher)!

Holiday Q&A with a Christian & a Jew

  FYI – I am Jewish.  I am not in St. Nick’s address book, but don’t count me out come December.  I still look forward to the holiday season and I was recently asked some questions about... Read more

How to host Thanksgiving with house guests and lots of little kids and not lose your mind

How to host Thanksgiving with lots of little kids and out of town guests I am hosting Thanksgiving, and it’s really special this year because my best friend and her family are driving out from th... Read more

What I Do When My Kids Are Fighting

Every kid gets into fights Small children are balls of emotion; they go from extreme happiness and delight to complete apocalyptic meltdown in less than two seconds.  I am amazed by their range of... Read more

What I did when my kids were not meeting their developmental milestones

  When my twins turned 1 year old, they were not walking.  One of my babies was crawling and beginning to pull up on furniture, but my other twin was very efficient at getting around by rolling... Read more

Girl Scout Cookie Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

This blog contains sponsored content. This is a spin on Oreo Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies – so credit totally goes to Picky Palate for the inspiration. My best friend said this is like eating... Read more

Girl Scout Cookie Weekend

This blog contains sponsored content. It’s Girl Scout Cookie season which means we celebrate National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend! Mark your calendars for National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend on F... Read more

It's Girl Scout Cookie Time!

This blog contains sponsored content. It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Yes, the holidays are over, but it’s Girl Scout Cookie time!!  If you love Thin Mints as much as I do (who kne... Read more

Celebrating Hanukkah in a world of Christmas dazzle

  My husband and I are both Jewish and neither one of us grew up celebrating Christmas (which I hear some Jews do?).  Hanukkah is the “Festival of Lights” and yet we never put up twinkle li... Read more

4 Things I Look Forward to With My Girls

This blog contains sponsored content. When people see me in public with my double stroller toting my 18-month old identical twin girls the comments start coming.  THEN, they see my oldest daughte... Read more

Breakfast fun for all

This blog contains sponsored content. The time has arrived!  You can officially order breakfast ALL DAY at McDonald’s and I was there with my daughter to celebrate.  We went to the McDonald’s... Read more

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