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beauty and fashion

Makeup Tips for Busy Moms

Being a mom is hard work. Especially in the morning when you are trying to get yourself and your kids ready, fed and out the door before you end up late for work. I am pretty sure that most moms with toddlers just skip putting on their makeup in the morning and either do it […]

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mom life

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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mom life

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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mom life

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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parenting

Co-Sleeping to Crib

As a new mom, it can be hard to know what to do when it comes to your baby. Should you breastfeed or bottle feed? Swaddle or not swaddle? Give a pacifier or not? Keep your baby in your room or put them in their own room? There are so many things to consider after […]

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mom life

5 Things to Leave Back in 2019

In less than a week we will be in a whole new decade. A decade – how is that even possible? I can’t believe how fast the 2010s flew by, and have been reflecting a lot lately on what 2019 brought. Now if you look at magazines ( or the dot com version, because is […]

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mom life

My Favorite Teacher is My Child

Would you believe me if I told you that my teacher is only six years old? Well, believe it or not, my teacher is only six years old. My daughter unknowingly teaches me something every day. I learn from her constantly, not by watching her habits or listening to her stories (although her stories do […]

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mom life

You’re a Mom…But That’s Not All

My kids are my life, and pretty much everything I do revolves around them. However, I’m a firm believer that you have to take care of yourself first & you have to have your own life outside of being a mother.

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mom life

Finding Gratitude Through Tough Times

“I don’t want to carry gratitude in seasons. I want to carry it in my bones. I want it to rest on my tongue like it is a language that I never stop speaking.” -Arielle Estoria I saw this quote the other night and it really resonated with me, especially with the holidays just around […]

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mom life parenting

Your Life Doesn’t Have to Be Over: 5 Ways To Reclaim Your Life After Baby

I hate to admit this, but I’m one of those girls who thought she had it all figured out BEFORE she had a baby of her own. I wasn’t so bad that I said my child would never use an iPad in public or would only eat organic food… I know better. But I thought […]