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If the Kids Aren’t Around, Does Mom Still Exist?

Have any of your partners or kids ever wondered if Mom still exists if they aren’t around?  Yes, the answer is yes.  If the kids and dads aren’t around, moms do still exist!  In fact, we actually know how to have some fun and enjoy our alone time, too.  I know, I know, “Mom Fun” […]

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My Kids ARE Pretty Great

Recently I had lunch with a friend whose son goes to the same day school as my daughters and plays on the same soccer team as my son.  Through the course of the lunch we talked about all the normal mom topics:  what to cook for dinner, how school is going, how to discipline certain […]

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It’s Not My Season

Parenthood brings forth a lot of growth and self-awareness.  Actually, parenthood can make you feel nothing like yourself, but amazingly self-aware, for perhaps, the first time ever.  I think much of life prior to having kids is viewing yourself the way you want to be; who you want to be.  For the longest time, I […]

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Is There a Box-Top on This?

Fall of 2015 I was a fresh faced (except for the ever flowing tears) mom of a shiny, new kindergartner.  We were both excited for his first year of school!  He was excited for new friends, a big playground to visit everyday, and getting chocolate milk, again, everyday.  I was excited for him making new […]

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Being Nice to Your Spouse

Recently I had all three of my children in the pediatrician’s office for their annual well baby visits: six year, two year and one year.  While I would love to pretend I am super mom and can handle anything by myself, my husband offered to meet me at the pediatrician’s office to help facilitate the […]

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I Rock My Babies to Sleep

Bedtime at our house goes a little something like this: 7:25 – Start giving the warning call that bedtime is imminent 7:30 – Everyone gets into PJs 7:35 – Make milk cups for youngest two and issue any medications currently needed 7:40 – Turn lights and TV off and everyone gives each other good-night hugs/kisses […]

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Say ‘Hello’ to Courtney Shelton!

Hi there! My name is Courtney Shelton. I am a native Texan with a typical small-town upbringing outside of Austin. One of three kids to amazing parents who taught us to love God and everything He created (even the Longhorns) while enjoying life. I moved away to go to college and it was while living in College […]

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