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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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Why I Love Social Media

I love social media. There, I said it. Yes, it can be full of politics, and petty drama, and rude comments, and insensitive or uneducated remarks. And yes, it can be mindless and addicting in an unproductive but super fun way. (You can bet my hubby & I send each other funny memes while we […]

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It’s Okay to Say You Love Motherhood

I love being a Mama, that’s right I said it. I love it with everything that I am. I love watching my son learn, grow and change on a daily basis.  I love taking care of him and teaching him to be independent.  Why does this sound so crazy to say out loud? You may […]

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Make You Your No. 1 Priority

I know, I know… easier said than done. And to be honest, I struggle with prioritizing myself every day. As women, generally speaking, it seems like taking care of others is ingrained in our psyche. It gets even worse when we have children! I know I feel guilty when I go get a simple pedicure. […]

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Tips For Juggling Work and Parenting Without Losing Your Mind!

Before becoming a step mom and a wife; I was a single mom of two pretty awesome kids. I had to learn to juggle life (and their crazy schedules) alone. I HAD IT DOWN. Lucky for me I gained two AMAZING [bonus] kids and a wonderful husband. But the juggling of life did not end […]

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Dear Anxiety,

Dear Anxiety, You got me today. You got me when I least expected you. Uninvited, as always. Waiting by my bedside for me to wake up. And when I did, you were ready for me. You were ready to take over all my thoughts and emotions. You were ready to consume my whole day with […]

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Tiny Tummy Trouble: Tips and Tricks

Remington is my first born, so when she came into this world screaming I had no idea what I was doing wrong. “Colic” is commonly diagnosed during infancy, but it is a very vague diagnosis, and often times does not address all symptoms. I tried everything I came across online to console her so called […]

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Pinterest Made Me Do it: The Easiest Guide to Becoming a Pinterest Mom

Hey mama’s, let us just take a moment to embrace our inner Pinterest Mom. I see you pinning to your boards, trying to be creative, but always feeling as if you fall short. I promise you don’t, anything you do for your kids, off Pinterest and just your own creations, are simply freaking amazing! But […]

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20 Things to do in 2020

A new year is always something to look forward to. It is a fresh start, a clean slate. Here is a list of twenty things to do in order to ensure 2020 is one for the books! Set Goals– This is always something you hear people do at the start of a new year. Actually […]

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A Perfect Mom: To Be or Not To Be?

From time to time I ask myself the same questions over and over again: How can I be a good wife, employee, human? Am I doing it right? Why do I feel sad, angry, disappointed? Since my daughter, Caroline was born my question has changed a bit- How can I be a “GOOD MOM”? How […]