The Small Victories

This blog post started as something so different than it has morphed into. My intention was to write a helpful, upbeat account of how I designed and implemented such a flawless cleaning routine in my home that I am nearly always caught up on housework… and you can be too, I’ll tell you how!!! I […]

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The Guilt of Staying at Home

The Guilt of Staying at Home

Truth – Being a stay-at-home mom/parent is not the hardest job. Being a parent is the hardest job. But compared to a full-time job outside the home, my current gig is pretty sweet. I’m feeling some guilt over having the privilege of being able to stay at home for the moment.    Working Woes I […]

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To Post or Not to Post?

When my husband and I found out we were expecting our first baby, we talked about all kinds of options that we found ourselves faced with. Names, birth options, feeding, sleeping arrangements, childcare, finding out (or not!) the gender. It all can be pretty overwhelming, but we had nine months to talk about our shared […]

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A Madison Moms’ Guide to April 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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Broken Foot, Thrown Back, Todder

A Broken Foot, a Thrown Back, and a Toddler

Whoa. Am I ready for spring! This was a rough winter. No, wait, let me try that again. Looking back, this was the crappiest winter of my life. There. That’s much more accurate. I spent November and December in a walking cast, healing a stress fracture in my foot. Then, finally feeling better, one Sunday after […]

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Whatever You Do, Stay Off the Roller Coaster!

I’ve never been a fan of roller coasters. I’m just not that into paying money to get strapped into a contraption and get thrown around space. Like most moms, my daily life can be wild enough. Lately, I’ve thought about the way that we handle life’s ups and downs. When it comes to relating to […]

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The ABCs of Raising Teens

Musings and encouragement (some humorous, some painfully true) from a mom who has survived 3 teenagers simultaneously the past 3 years (and hoping I didn’t totally screw them up — fingers crossed!) A is for asking open-ended questions (you gotta try to get them to talk) B is for beating yourself up (cuz ya’ will, […]

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Spring & Summer Fashion for Kids | Tradition Market

We partnered with Tradition Children’s Market & Crocodile Smiles Photography to produce this post — both are local businesses we would personally recommend!Tradition Children’s Market, Crocodile Smiles Photography and Madison Moms Blog teamed up to showcase the Spring and Summer trends that are heating up in children’s fashion! We did a model call on social […]

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