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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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Podcast: Good Mom, Bad Mom

Listen on Apple Podcast, Google Podcast and other major podcast apps through here!   Paige + Leslie talk about the things they do that make them a “bad” mom and how striving to be “perfect” all of the time is not healthy. Show Notes Co-Hosts: Paige Martinek + Leslie Caruthers Links from this episode: Check […]

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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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Defining Our Identity

Right then I fell apart, and it was the most beautiful moment, because right then I knew I could put the pieces back together. I used to look in the mirror and absolutely hate everything I saw, then something changed, something hit me. My eyes were opened and I realized I was a work in […]

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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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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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A Very Balanced Holiday

I love the holidays. Who doesn’t? The music, the lights, the presents… It takes me back to my childhood and reminds me of the spirit of giving, joy and peace on earth. I have many wonderful memories of my family watching movies, eating delicious food and celebrating the season together, and I love to reminisce […]

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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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Life After Kids

Being one of the first to have children in both mine and my husband, Greg’s group of friends we found a lot of them had questions. A main one was “How does having kids change your relationship?” It’s a bit of a hard question to answer as everyone’s experience is different. So to answer it […]

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Being A Parent Is The Greatest Adventure

Tonight I sat alone on the living room couch, watching my husband soothe our daughter to sleep on the glow of the baby monitor. I reflected on how being a parent is hands down the greatest adventure I have ever been a part of. Sure, it has its ups and downs. Some days I don’t […]