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A Meltdown Survival Guide

The first time it happened my oldest daughter was two years old. We were in the Target check-out line, pool party necessities spilling out of our cart, including a purple bubble wand that Sadie had handpicked from the dollar section. I start doing the usual mental assessment of each item as it gets placed on […]

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How to Have a “Minimalist” Christmas

Okay, Mamas. This is an upfront disclaimer that I am a “minimalist in-progress.” Can we just agree that there is a middle-ground somewhere between shaming people who have throw pillows and keeping every book you’ve ever read? Maybe room for a family still clinging to their dying DVD collection, but intentionally inching towards minimalist living? […]

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What’s On The Floor Besides Cheerios?

It’s Monday, and I’m feeling it. Baby lady got dropped off 15 minutes early (I’d been awake just long enough to stumble out of bed and find some pants). My own five-year-old “baby” graced me with her groggy-eyed presence a mere 15 minutes later, demanding breakfast immediately, which I got out of with a banana… […]