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Martha Carrick

Martha Carrick
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Martha Carrick is a mom of two living near Portland, Oregon. She enjoys writing in her, rather limited, spare time. She is a trained biologist turned stay-at-home-mom and she puts her research skills to good use by applying them to parenting topics.

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8 Funniest Parenting Tweets Of The Week

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5 Reasons Why Our Kids Need To Be Messy

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