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Valerie, also known as The Babywise Mom, is the mother to four children. She has been blogging on Babywise and general parenting since 2007. She has a degree in technical writing and loves using those skills to help parents be the best parents they can be! Read her book, The Babywise Mom Nap Guide, to get help on sleep from birth through the preschool years. You can also find her writing at, Today Parenting, and Her View From Home. Read more about Valerie and her family on the About page. Follow her on FacebookPinterest, and Instagram for more tips and helps.

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  1. Aymee
    December 3, 2010 / 9:06 PM

    Congratulations for the award Val! Your blog is very helpful for many of us. May God bless you and have a beautiful Christmas with your family

  2. LaChelle
    December 3, 2010 / 10:59 PM

    Congratulations!! That's so exciting!! Your blog helps me & I'm sure thousands, if not millions of other mom's out there! Thanks for your continued commitment to all us mother's out here who are lost, confused & stressed at times! You are a GOD send! Congrats & Thanks again!

  3. mrs. martin
    December 4, 2010 / 2:35 AM

    Amen to everything in the other 2 comments! Thanks for all of your help and congrats for that award, you absolutely deserve it!

  4. serra
    December 4, 2010 / 2:24 PM

    very cool, although not surprising 🙂 congrats!

  5. Mollie Energy
    December 6, 2010 / 8:10 PM

    Congrats Val! You've helped me so much these past 2 years. God Bless!

  6. Plowmanators
    December 16, 2010 / 5:53 PM

    Awww…thanks everyone!

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