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Lauren Wayne (Hobo Mama)
Works at Hobo Mama
Lives in Seattle
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Assorted hilarious Tweets + a #TwitterBirth
Ever wonder what goes on on Twitter when you're not looking? So. Much. Fun. I'm over there all the time as @Hobo_Mama (parenting & other nonsense) and @PirateFamilyFun (for our YouTube adventures) and (new) @LaurenWaynecom (for writing shtuff). I might need...
Mining the Twitter archives for gems of parenting reality.
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We have a toddler!
Guess it's official!
Our 15-month-old has officially learned to walk. Watch out, world!
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I came back to National Novel Writing Month after a break of a few years, and here is what I learned from it. #nanowrimo   #nanowrimo15   #amwriting  
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LAST DAY for my vitafusion™ FiberWell Fit $100 giveaway!
Happy New Year's Eve! I'm just reminding you that it's your last chance to enter my sponsored giveaway for a $100 Visa gift card . I had the opportunity to review vitafusion™ FiberWell™ Fit gummies and learn how convenient they are (a) to take on the go and...
Enter to win and learn about #onlythegoodstuff!
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Last-minute homemade holiday gifts for kids
Need a few Christmas-is-almost-here gifts for little ones ? Here's a selection of options you crafty wizzes (et al.) can whip up on the quick. Bonus points that they'll be handmade with love (also speed!). Some require sewing skills, some do not, and some r...
DIY some easy Christmas presents for the little ones on your list.
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Nikolaus boots afilled!
Sankt Nikolaus hat uns besucht!  We put our Nikolausstiefel outside the door,  and check out what happened. You can read more about our annual Nikolaustag celebrations here . Apparently the boys were good — who knew! Whoa! Someone filled our boots! Mikko wa...
Opening our surprises on Nikolaustag, or St. Nicholas' Day.
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Have her in circles
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How to kill your child's love of learning
You want your kids to enter into learning because they want to, not because they have to. Quiz them on a topic. Make a lesson out of it. Tell them what they should know about it, and make them present what you deem as important, in a format you consider app...
Instead of taking their natural interest and making a lesson out of it and quizzing the results, let them loose to discover what they will.
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Look who's cruising along!
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Christmas boys
I want to share a few sweet photos from the recent holiday season. Christmas Eve brothers in matching jammies Busting out all over Picking out the Christmas Eve present to open And choosing to open it with his feet… Pleased with his new jumbo coloring book ...
Holiday photos of three happy brothers
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And so a baby grows
For Christmas Eve, I've given myself a gift: I finally collected all the random clips of baby Karsten from 8 months in June to the present at 14 months. Watch and be amazed at such accomplishments as Clapping Squealing Rolling Standing Peekaboo Babbling Spe...
Watch a little one do his best tricks from babyhood into toddlerhood.
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Building our own Christmas tree
Mikko picked out a Lego Christmas tree when we were at the Mini Maker Faire. Fluffy branches, festive ornaments, and brightly wrapped packages ahoy! Plus some very silly jokes. Very, very silly. You can make your own tree with the kit , or just with some Ch...
Constructing a Lego Creator Christmas tree kit for the holidays.
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A tale of two kitties
I really, really had to convince myself not to make the title any worse of a pun by spelling it "tail." You're welcome. I want to talk with you today about my cats — one fat, one skinny — and what that means. I think it's illustrative of what body compositi...
One cat is fat, and one is thin, even though they both eat the same food. What gives?
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Writer & natural parent
Lauren Wayne, writer and natural parent. Riding the rails with my husband, Crackerdog Sam, and my two hobo boys: Mikko Lint Picker and Alrik Irontrousers the Land Pirate. Trying every day to parent intentionally and with grace.
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