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Engineering for Kids of Dane County:: Hands-On Learning for your Budding Scientist!

If you are looking for activities for your budding scientist, we LOVE Engineering for Kids of Dane County. They offer classes throughout the year focused on STEM projects and also host summer camps that offer hands-on learning for ages 4-14. Would your kiddo love to design and build a rocket or a hot air balloon? Have […]

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Love yourself this Valentines Day ❤️

Most of us know that the love that we give to our children is far more than the love that we give ourselves. The times when we are removed from our children and partners, we get caught up in all the other identities we become as a parent, and as the days continue to pass […]

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Books in Honor of Black History Month

February is Black History Month. In honor, I have put together a list of books read by myself, my kids, and fellow Madison Moms Blog contributors that feature Black authors and/or characters.  I would love to know your recommendations!  Books for Children Penny Butter Fudge by Toni Morrison and Slade Morrison (ages 5+) Last Stop […]

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5 Resolutions I’m NOT Making This Year

It’s that time of year again. The time when everyone starts falling off their resolution bandwagon and becomes grouchy and depressed. In addition, here in the Midwest anyway, we’re past the excitement of the holidays and while it feels like spring should be nearly here we’re still multiple cold, damp, grey months away from warmer […]

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You Are a Great Mom

How often do you find yourself running around feeling like you don’t have it all together? Always behind, not giving enough time to your family, and definitely not feeling in the moment with your kids? Then you get to work and you still  feel behind, like you’re not giving enough time to your work, and […]

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Embracing the Darkness- AKA Winter

I woke up this morning to the peaceful darkness of the untouched white frosting across the ground, the trees, and on the tops of my neighbors’ houses. It had snowed several inches since yesterday afternoon and throughout the night. Fresh fallen snow is by far my favorite part of the winter, but I don’t usually […]

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Adoption-Do You Have What it Takes?

Yep, we are “that” family. That family that you see in public and wonder how much we spend on groceries. We are the family that makes you wonder if we are a little crazy. Are we unusual? Somewhat. Growing our family through adoption after having four biological kids is a bit unusual. But it is […]

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