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Jennifer Borget (BabyMakingMachine)
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How Much is Too Much for a 5-Year-Old?: He Says/ She Says

She Says: Don’t forget, she has dance tonight. It’s ballet/tap/jazz. He Says: I thought she wasn’t doing dance anymore. She Says: No, she’s still dancing, she also has hip hop on Thursday but– He Says: Thursday too? That’s WAY too much!! She Says: Yes,…
She Says: Don’t forget, she has dance tonight. It’s ballet/tap/jazz. He Says: I thought she wasn’t doing dance anymore. She Says: No, she’s still dancing, she also has hip hop on Thursday but– He Says: Thursday too? That’s WAY too much!! She Says: Yes, but I told her she may have to pick just one... read the rest.
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If you grew up watching figure skating, then you know about the phenomenal Tai Babilonia & Randy Gardner (pictured). I had the privilege of interviewing Tai about her multiracial background (Black & Filipina) on the ‪#‎MultiracialFamilyMan‬ Podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/multiracialfamilyman/Tai_Babilonia_Podcast.mp3
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10 Important Lessons I learned After the First Week of School

We’ve made it! We survived our first week of Kindergarten… Or at least the hardest part for me—Waking up. You know me, I went a bit overboard documenting the occasion with pictures and video. Maybe it’ll give you a few ideas if your little one is starting…
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My daughter's bedtime request woke me up to the importance of reading labels

I’m not sure if it’s the fact that I breastfed them each for a year and a half, or just sheer luck, but in the short few years my children have been alive, they rarely get sick. We’d battled a 24 hour stomach bug and an ear infection or two, but nothing…
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How was your first day?

Saturday August 15th: Back-to-school shopping Ok, so that wasn’t as glamorous as I imagined. I thought she’d be thrilled to pick out her school supplies. Sure, she thought it was kind of fun, but she wasn’t really interested in what her folders looked…
A mother's raw thoughts and emotions leading up to the first day of school.
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Sending my daughter off to Kindergarten is going to be sad. But I'm focusing on the positive. 15 things I can't wait to do once my kids start school.

I’m not gonna do it. I’m not going to stop and think about how I started this blog what feels like yesterday, before my daughter was even a dream. I’m not going to dwell on the fact that she’s growing up so freaking fast and though I’m searching,…
Sending my daughter off to Kindergarten is going to be sad. But I'm focusing on the positive. 15 things I can't wait to do once my kids start school.
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Her first week of school. ❤️ #motherhood #backtoschool
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3 Special Surprises for My Train-Loving Child

There are a couple of things my son absolutely adores: Trains and letters. Trains. Not a big surprise right? I’ve mentioned this a few times. My mom lives near train tracks and when we’d go over to her house he’d look out the window and watch the train go…
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These are the type of arguments we have on trash day.

We don’t argue about who is going to take out the trash. The night before trash day my husband sets the trash and recycling bins outside. He’s awesome and does this for us every week. Every week we also have tons of recycling overflowing from the tiny…
These are the type of arguments we have on trash day. My garbage man freakout.
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Wondering when the best time to visit Disney World is? I break it all down for you here.

A few people have stopped me after reading my posts about our trips to Disney Parks this year and asked me when the best time to go is. Not as in best time of year, but the best age to visit Disney World, or Disneyland (here’s a recap of the difference…
Wondering when the best age to visit Disney World is?
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Education
  • Brigham Young University
    Broadcast Journalism, 2008
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Domestically-challenged mother of two working as a freelance journalist and blogger in Austin, TX.
Introduction
I'm an award-winning journalist turned mother of two, and I've gone from chasing down stories, to chasing naked toddlers. I write a lot, love to laugh, and I'm extremely nosey.
Bragging rights
Babble Top 10 Baby Photo Blog, and Top Pregnancy Blog
Work
Occupation
Freelance Journalist and Blogger
Skills
social media, blogging, communications, journalism, photography, parenting, family
Employment
  • Self-Employed
    Freelance Reporter, Photographer, 2011 - present
    Contribute to various websites producing parenting content.
  • BabyCenter
    Blogger, 2010 - present
    Cover the latest in parenting news for a leading parenting website.
  • YNN
    News Anchor and Reporter, 2008 - present
    Currently part-time parenting and adoption reporter. Previously weekend anchor and education reporter.
  • Parenting.com
    Photo Blogger and Blogger, 2009 - 2012
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