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What I’m Thankful for Right Now

I love the attitude of gratitude that November brings as the Thanksgiving holiday draws near. While I have started a gratitude journal in the past, I’ve never kept up with it beyond the first week. So, I enjoy taking time out this month to reflect upon all of the many things I am grateful for […]

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide | Shop Local

This year, as you’re making your list and checking it twice, we want to encourage you to THINK LOCAL. We’re thrilled to bring you our annual holiday gift guide, featuring gift items and experiences from some of our favorite local businesses. Many of them are even offering special discounts just for Madison Moms Blog readers! Remember that [...]
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Why I Am Putting Myself First

I thought about starting a blog many times in the past, but I never got serious about it. It felt “too done” already.  After all, I find nearly all my recipes from other people (blogs), most of my creative ideas come from other people (thank you Pinterest), and most of what I have to say […]

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Madison Guide to Family Holiday Events

Holiday Fantasy in Lights & Hayrides– Madison November 18th – January 2nd Olin Park The lights go on each evening at 4 pm through January 2nd at Olin Park. Free Admission. Holiday Tree Lighting – Middleton November 18th 2-6PM Join us in downtown Middleton for the annual City of Middleton Holiday Tree Lighting event! This is a FREE event […]

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3rd Annual Cookies with Santa | SOLD OUT

We are beyond thrilled to announce our 3rd Annual Cookies with Santa event, brought to us by Festival Foods and SSM St. Mary’s! This festive family-friendly will take place Sunday, December 3rd in The Madison Concourse Hotel & Governor’s Club Grand Ballroom. We are doing our best to continually increase capacity so we can keep […]

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FOMO Movie Friday: A New Tradition

Do you get FOMO (fear of missing out)? Does chilly weather make you want to get cozy? Well then, friends, I have an idea for you born of my ability to always feel a little left out AND my desire to practice hygge without the nationalist xenophobia: FAMILY MOVIE FRIDAY! I thank goodness everyday that […]

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Well Crap, She’s a Tween

  You know how we hear all the time when our kids are little that it’s going to be okay? Did you mess up and yell at them? Have a hard day? Literally accidentally step on their foot or cut off the tip of their finger in a door slamming incident? (That’s a story for […]

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Food Is Our Love Language

Years ago I spent the day canning homemade applesauce. After a full day of labor, my then four year old took one taste of it and shuddered. With a look of pure disgust on his face, he asked me what I had put in it. I rolled my eyes and simply responded, “love.” He looked […]

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