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2018 Summer of Bucky | #BuckyOnParade

Hellllllo SUMMER and hello BUCKY! If you’ve left your house or tuned into your social media channels this month, then you’ve noticed that Bucky is everywhere. No, seriously – he is EVERYWHERE in Madison. 85 locations to be exact! Bucky on Parade is a free public art event running from May 7­–September 12, 2018. Local and […]

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These Are The Days You’ll Forget

You assumed motherhood would be easier the second time around. You were wrong. Going from none to one was such a huge transition that you existed in a hormonal daze for weeks, maybe even months. You ran on the fumes of novelty. That fourth trimester was a magical mess you look back on fondly. When […]

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I’m the Mom Who Doesn’t Craft with Her Kids

Yep, that’s me. Sorry, not sorry. Crafting gives me anxiety. There, I said it. It’s such a relief to have it out there. Please don’t send me hate mail. Just thinking about glue, glitter, glittery glue, pom poms, popsicle sticks, googly eyes, AHHHHH! I can craft an article. I can sing in tune. I can […]

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Loving the Life Unexpected

“Well,” my husband said slowly. “I did think the house would be cleaner.” He wasn’t criticizing, and I wasn’t offended. It was his honest assessment — and as it happened, I agreed. Three years earlier, when we’d decided I should quit my job to be a stay-at-home mom, a cleaner house was supposed to be one […]

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Are We There Yet?

You guys, I should have been more prepared this time. I feel like I am in a brand new world filled with danger at every turn. I feel like I am walking with wide-eyed fear around every corner of our house, waiting for that scary masked dude to jump out and grab me. What’s even […]

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Disconnected. Does anyone else ever feel that tingly, strange sense of being set just slightly off from the rest of the world? Like when you tear open a new package of printer paper, select a sheet from the very middle of the stack, and pull it out. You unsettle or slightly shift seemingly every single […]

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Cloth Diapers: Not as Gross as You Think

When our family and friends heard we were going to cloth diaper the responses were usually two-fold. One, “Cloth diapering is a nice idea in theory, but we’ll see how long you last.” Two, “That’s totally gross.” We have been cloth diapering for over a year now and I could not be happier. In fact, […]

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Greater Madison Area | Guide to SUMMER

Our FAVORITE time of year is finally here! After a long winter we are ready to embrace SUMMER in MADISON!! We are fortunate to live in a city so abundant with outdoors fun and community activities. From parks, to pools, to Summer Festivals and events. And from berry picking to unique activities in our area [...]
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