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5 Lifesaving Mom Hacks from a Soon-To-Be Mom of Three

As I approach my third time around at this baby thing, I realized there’s a few things we do around here that would have SHOCKED my first-time mom self. I thought I’d share the wealth of knowledge I’ve acquired. While they may not be actually life saving, these tips may very well save your sanity, […]

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The Sign of a Healthy Childhood

This spring, my fourth child had an unfortunate incident involving a trampoline that resulted in a dislocated and fractured elbow. It was painful and somewhat traumatic and not at all what we would want for anyone. He needed surgery to repair the damage and has weeks left of being in a splint and some occupational therapy […]

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Confessions of a Walking Circus

Because I can’t be the only one. They say hindsight is 20/20. I remember when I had my first baby, and I felt like a flailing mess. Now when I look back at that time, I see a mom who was so put together. She had time to home make all-natural organic baby food, hold […]

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How to Mom – You Show Up

When my oldest was born over nineteen years ago, I realized that I was embarking on a great unknown adventure. Having lost my mother at a young age, I had very little experience to draw from. How am I supposed to know how to be a mom when I had one for so little time? […]

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Make It Yourself: Valentine’s Slime

Valentine’s Day is creeping up on us! It is always fun to try to teach our littles about the different holidays, and crafts and sensory activities are my favorite ways to do that. Indoor busy activities are great while the weather is still dreary. Valentine’s crafts are common for toddlers, but often require a lot […]

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Mama, It’s OK to Drop the Ball Once in a While

Spouse… kids… work… pets… meetings… meals… laundry… grocery shopping… activities… friends… hobbies (that are kind of like work)… exercise… cleaning… bills… *repeat* Is this your life too? This is my life on repeat. Sometimes when I stop and think for a minute, I wonder how I do it. I wonder how WE do it, because […]

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Hot Mess Mama Hacks

  I’ll admit it, I like somewhat having it together, but in all honesty I’m a hot mess mama plenty of days. I have come to terms with the fact that no one has it all together, all of the time. So as one (often) hot mess mama to another here is my top ten hacks […]

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