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Sometimes my hair does actually look like that.

For When You Legitimately Wonder If You’re A Bad Mom

Some days I feel like I could win a Bad Mom contest. I’m not talking the recent cinematic “Bad Moms” where “bad” means your kid eats lots of processed food or smells like chlorine all summer long because you “swimming pool” bathe them. I’m talking real bad; things that make you wonder if you’re completely incompetent at the […]

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This is the stretch in our neighborhood where one or both of them put up their white flag.

Baking Together and Other Family Bonding Experiences That Went Horribly Awry

I suppose it’s our own fault for having pie-in-the-sky expectations of our carefully plotted family bonding experiences going perfectly as planned. It just never quite turns out the way we dream it up as soon as we enter into the equation the little variables we call our children. Without further ado, let’s commiserate about the many […]

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7 Reasons To Join Your Local YMCA

About six months and ten+ pounds ago, I told my husband we needed to go ahead and join a gym. My at-home workout videos just weren’t cutting it anymore, mostly due to lack of good workout space. And, let’s be real, a lack of burning motivation because no one (but you) knows if you don’t show up […]

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Just two sisters trying to make a buck in the lemonade business.

Can’t We All Just Get Along? 4 Ways To Make Sibling Friends Out Of Sibling Rivals

What is my motherhood bliss? Peace in my household between my daughters. When I catch them playing nicely together, sharing and caring for each other simply because their hearts feel warmth, love, and compassion towards one another. On the flip side, nothing rides my nerves quite like loud, short-sighted, selfish quarrels. Especially when we’re trapped in the car […]

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Plenty of story telling happening here.

Telling YOU :: A Personal Approach to Storytelling with Your Children

I don’t mean to brag, but I’m kind of a big deal in certain circles. To be more specific, I am currently polling very well with Kindergarteners. My oldest is in Kinder and begs me to come eat lunch with her. I am very aware that the coolness factor of having your mom eat lunch with […]

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