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Bujo FTW

Bujo is one of my favorite four-letter words. If you aren’t familiar, “bujo” stands for “bulletjournal,” which is basically a straightforward yet flexible system for tracking tasks, activities, and goals. The core design includes a layout for the year, followed by the current month, week, and day. One of bujo’s biggest benefits is that it’s […]

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A Madison Moms’ Guide to June 2018

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. The Mombassadors for our Neighborhood Groups organize monthly meet-ups, so be […]

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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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