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Our Birth Stories :: A Common Bond for Moms

Is there anything a group of moms loves chatting about more than their birth stories? It’s a bond many of us moms share- we love to sit around talking about c sections, water breaking and baby sizes. Comparing notes on how we knew we were in labor. How frazzled was your spouse? Were you cleaning […]

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Ask A Stay-At-Home Dad: Do You Ever Have Dad Guilt?

When I joined the Madison Mom’s Blog writing community, I wanted to ensure my blog posts were relevant for all of you. So I asked my fellow MMB contributors what they would like to read about from a stay-at-home dad’s perspective. They provided me with some awesome questions, and I plan to answer them over […]

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A Madison Moms’ Guide to October 2017

If you are looking for a guide to keep you and your family entertained, we have got you covered! We’ve started a monthly events guide to be sure you don’t miss a thing happening around the Madison area. Here are this month’s “need to know” activities. Check out or list of farms, orchards and pumpkin […]

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Family Safety Day at Wilde East Towne Honda

Wilde East Towne Honda is hosting its 3rd Annual FREE Child Safety Event on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 10:00am-4:00pm. This awesome community event is open to the public and a great opportunity to enjoy free food and entertainment, in addition to learning valuable safety information. In partnership with Operation KidSafe, this event is designed to […]

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Five Fall Trends from Tradition Children’s Market

We often think about fall fashion for ourselves (bring on the scarves, high boots, flannels and layers!) but children’s fashion trends are also a lot of fun! Tradition Children’s Market in downtown Middleton offers a curated assortment of apparel, accessories and toys for young children. By hand selecting pieces from over 50 vendors, families will find […]

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Pumpkin Recipe Round-Up

Well it’s here…Autumn. And despite the fact I let go of summer kicking and screaming, “We never made it to the beach or had a lemonade stand”, I have started to get excited about the seasonal produce coming my way. Pumpkin is pretty much the star of autumn, leaving butternut squash and yams in it’s […]

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We’re a No-Sports Family (For Now)

The other day, a friend I hadn’t seen in a couple years was over for a long-overdue visit. After we caught each other up on changes in our lives, she asked me what sports the boys are playing. “None!” I replied gleefully. They are six years old, fresh-faced first-graders, and they enjoy free, imagination-driven play […]

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What I Want My Kids to Learn From Sports

As you might imagine, I’ve been on the sidelines of just a few athletic events over the years. I believe that kids are like dogs, they are best behaved with plenty of fresh air and exercise. But like any activity, my husband and I hope that athletics are more for just keeping our kids “behaved.” […]

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Put a Record On

I think my success as a parent has already peaked. My toddler now thinks ALL music comes from vinyl records. Being vinyl enthusiasts prior to meeting, my husband and I had a small record collection before having our kids. Over the years, we’ve continued to grow our vinyl library. More recently, we’ve added many Disney […]

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More Than a Pretty Face

I have spent a lifetime being judged by how I look. Not just from others, but from myself as well. I have spent time, money, and energy on perfecting me. I have battled anorexia, binge eating, and spent nights crying when I feel I don’t measure up. It has taken me until recently to jump […]

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Why Am I So Tired?

For the first few months after coming home from China in June, I found myself in a inexplicable fog. My memory failed me, I couldn’t focus, and no matter how I tried to get back into my old routine, I found exhaustion had become my new normal. I’d wake up every day and want to […]

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