If You Put a Toddler to Bed...

If You Put a Toddler to Bed…

Inspired by “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” by Laura Joffe Numeroff: If you put a toddler to bed….they’re going to ask you for a good night kiss. When you give them a kiss, they’ll probably ask you to read them a book. When you’re finished reading, they’ll ask for “just one more”. Then, […]

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The Chaos of a Sick Child for a Working Mom

The Chaos of a Sick Child for a Working Mom

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re a mom of some sort. So you all know being a mom is hard – whether you’re a stay at home mom, working mom or something in between. Parts of this mom gig are amazing and awesome, which makes up for the parts that flat out suck. I […]

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The Best Ways to Celebrate Your Besties

The Best Way to Celebrate Your Besties

When it’s your birthday, I sincerely hope your family spoils you! Homemade cards and gifts, extra hugs, a joyful birthday song, or a dessert made with love all for you. It’s fun to receive cards in the mail and an overwhelming amount of texts and Facebook notifications from friends and family. But, how would you […]

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Make Ahead Meals for Busy Moms

Make Ahead Meals for Busy Moms

After a long day, what’s the first thing you want to do?  My guess is you probably didn’t answer, “Make a big, fancy dinner!” Me neither. One thing I like to do is prepare “Make Ahead” meals when I have a bit of time on a weekend. Here are two of my favorite recipes to […]

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When Your Child Says, "I Hate You!"

When Your Child Says, “I Hate You!”

If it hasn’t happened to you yet, consider yourself lucky. It’s not a matter of “if” it will happen, but rather a matter of “when.” Sooner or later, your child is going to say “I hate you.” It might happen when you put your foot down and deny your preschooler the treat at the grocery […]

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Pet Adoption Helped Us Heal Our Hearts

Pet Adoption Helped Us Heal Our Hearts

*This post is dedicated to my Tessie Girl. Guardian of my Fritzlings, announcer of the daily mail, and my first rescue. I never thought we’d be getting a puppy. In fact, I had laid out my expectation that we would be getting an adult dog when the time was right. But, here we are with […]

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