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19 Days of Inexpensive Christmas Activities to Try at Home with Kids

Some of my fondest memories from my childhood are the traditions and things we celebrated as a family altogether during the Christmas holiday season at home. My mother, especially, always made it a point to...

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Holiday Traditions

I always love to hear what everyone does for the holidays.  Traditions that are both new and old...

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Top Five Goals for 2019

     With December in our laps, the holidays will quickly come and go and you’ll soon find...

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Why Getting a “Mom Haircut” Can Actually Change ...

Hello everyone! I’m Drew, a 20 year old stay at home mom from Oklahoma! Recently I knew I needed...

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We’re Spending Baby’s First Christmas At Home - ...

This time of year always makes my husband kind of grumpy. Between all the traveling, running around like...

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Raising Compassionate Sons In an Apathetic World

Being a parent is a huge responsibility. You’re responsible for this tiny human, making sure he is healthy,...

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I Can’t Have a Conversation, I’m a Mom

It happens all the time. At church. At preschool drop-off. At library story time. On the phone. I...

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5 Tips To Make The Holidays Less Stressful

For myself & probably for a lot of other parents, the holidays can be pretty stressful. There are...

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How Motherhood Changed my Relation with my Body

There was a time when I used to hate my body with a fierceness that almost killed me....

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We Found the Best Gifts for Toddlers

Hey Mamas! We know that shopping for gifts can be quite a challenge. We've put together a list...

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5 Must Haves for Toddlers

Not so long ago, I posted an article about newborn must haves, so it's only fair that I...

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Running Out of Gift Ideas? Try These!

The holidays are fast approaching and we all know this season is truly about being with our loved...

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A Trip to the Grandparents

As I’ve been writing about on my Instagram account, my husband and I just took our first trip...

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Tips on Keeping a New Born Healthy During the Holidays

I had my second baby in October and something I never stressed about much with my first was...

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The "True" Grit of Motherhood

What is Grit?Grit /grit/: NounCourage and Resolve or Strength of Character."Passion and Perseverance for long term goals, stamina,...

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When You Want to Quit

Since becoming a Mom I have become very hard on myself. As they say, we are our own...

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The 4 Best Parenting Books For Baby's First Year

I'll be honest, I'm not actually a huge fan of parenting books in general. I think more often...

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How to Survive a Nursing Strike

It happens out of nowhere. Just when you think you've got the hang of breastfeeding and eating is...

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Co-Parenting During the Holidays

Holidays can be an especially tricky time for children of separated parents and for their co-parents. During the...

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Practicing With My Mom Hat On

It’s a funny thing about being a dietitian, that somehow people think that I think differently about feeding...

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A Mother's Voice

Some of my favorite books are written by people with no letters after their names.Parenting books.Childbirth books.Homeschooling books.Organization...

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Mom Life When You’re A Type “A”

I always considered being a type “A” personality a blessing. In the corporate world, I was always on...

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Embracing the Questions

When we found out we were expecting twins I told my husband we should prepare a one page...

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How to Adjust to Becoming 'Mom'

Becoming a mom, whether for the first time or tenth time, is like starting a new job. With...

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Your Job Is Big Momma, But You Feel Small

     I’m going to dive right into it. Lately I’ve been feeling small. The world is large...

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Seven Ways to Make Chores More Fun for Kids

         We know chores and cleaning are not our children’s favorite activity. Making a mess is...

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5 Brilliant Kid's Shows You Won't Totally Hate

Whether you're a mom who doesn't have a problem with screen time or just a mom who needs...

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How I Survived The First 100 Days Postpartum

100 Days of Darkness?Early on in my postpartum days, someone sent me this article, titled The 100 Days...

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Dear #BossBabe, Leave Moms Alone

This is going to be a bit controversial and I know some feelings will be hurt. Honestly, my...

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5 Tips For Flying With A Toddler

Recently, we had our first trip to the West Coast with our 18 month old. It was our...

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Being Mummy When You're Feeling Ill

If you are ill at work, you stay home. It makes sense of course, why would you go...

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Easy Oatmeal Bites For Busy Moms

Being a mom means you forget to eat and even drink your cup of coffee, right? While most...

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Top 5 Tips for Exercising Post Pregnancy

Those first postpartum months are such a special time for mom and baby. For me, both my pregnancies...

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How to Treat a Baby's Sneezing and Stuffy Nose

Babies are just miserable when they are ill. They are crying all the time, in a bad mood,...

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Halloween... My Toddler's Identity Crisis.

Welp…it’s that time of year again…that magical time when parents get to spend a ridiculous amount of money...

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5 Healthy Treats You Should Be Making This Halloween

While it's difficult to encourage healthy eating on Halloween, it's not impossible, especially when better-for-you foods have a...

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When Your Child Hurts, You Hurt

When your kids hurt, you hurt. There is no greater pain than seeing your child struggle—no matter the...

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