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Busy Mom Life Hacks {Organization}

Busy mom.  Sounds kind of redundant doesn’t it?  I don’t know the last time, if ever, I met a mom who wasn’t busy or feeling overwhelmed.  It starts when you go through the nesting phase, and continues on.  Some tell me it never stops!  Let’s hope that was just some meaningless mom hazing though.  Personally, […]

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Roll Tape: Highlight Reel Now Playing

Does anyone remember the old “brag books” our parents and grandparents would carry around? They were filled with pictures of their family?  Or even the old picture sleeves that came in wallets which people actually used?  (Hence the reason for the term “wallet size” on those school picture order forms!)  The pictures in these books […]

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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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