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So You’re a Little Broken

A friend of mine recently received a gift from her mom. A snow globe; which has been a tradition they’ve shared for years. It’s something she has cherished and looks forward to. She has a whole cabinet filled with these tokens of love.  The night she brought the newest addition of her collection home she […]

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I Struggle to LOVE my Body

I am 5’2 and 222 lbs, according to the American BMI chart I am obese and I struggle on most days to not allow these facts to effect my self worth. It is hard! I am currently struggling with my postpartum body, finding the energy and motivation to become healthier and most importantly LOVE my […]

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Tales of a Working-Outside of the Home-Mom

When we first had Emma, we just couldn’t afford for me to not work. So the subject of me working or staying home with our new baby was not really a discussion. More of a, “Well…this is how it has to be.” It was a mutual decision made based on where we were at the […]

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It Gets Easier

There is so much discussion about what happens before twins arrive. So many things to consider during the pregnancy, delivery, and preparation for two new babies. Almost as an after thought, I see new moms start to realize that now they actually have to navigate the world with two tiny little ones. And perhaps more […]

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Transitioning to a Clean Lifestyle with Kids

OK! so here we go, How to transition into a clean lifestyle with kids? A questions a lot of us parents seem to ask ourselves every time a new documentary on Netflix comes out. Well let’s get started then! The first thing you want to accomplish in this transition is education. You want to be […]

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How to Prevent a Toddler Tantrum on a 3 Hour Flight

Traveling with a toddler can be anxiety-inducing.  Especially with a two year old that is full of energy. Last month my fiancee and I took a 3 hour flight with our toddler, which felt like an eternity, from Houston, TX to New York City.  I had a list of items I would take in hopes […]

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5 Ways to Stay Home With Your Kids + Still Earn an Income

When you’re working 40+ hours a week & have a commute, it can feel like you only see your kids on the weekends. Plus it’s a hassle to have to request time off when your kid has a special performance or event at their school. You feel very restricted with your schedule when you have to be at an office everyday from 9-5.

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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 […]