Author Archive | Meredith Zuspann

4 ways to smoother mornings

4 Ways to Smoother Mornings

I am not a morning person and I seem to have passed that gene on my daughter. Weekday mornings at our house were stressful and full of chaos as we rushed to get out the door each morning. After months – 0k, who am I kidding? Years of mornings like this, we started to make small […]

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Easy Ways to Support Mom Friends

Easy Ways to Support Your Mom Friends

Mom Friends.   They support us. They love us. They may have even talked us down when we weren’t sure this mom thing was for us. (Not speaking from experience or anything…) It’s safe to say we love and appreciate our mom friends and probably don’t show it enough. While we would love to send […]

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Easy Holiday Traditions for the Whole Family

Easy Holiday Traditions for the Whole Family

Christmas Shopping.  School Plays.  Work Parties.  Traveling.  It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right?   With all of the things on your to-do list it can seem hard to slow down and enjoy this magical time of year.  Over the years, I’ve looked to family traditions to help me plan our holidays and […]

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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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Process Art for All Ages

Process Art for All Ages

Growing up, I loved arts and crafts. I was always creating something new for my parents to hang on the refrigerator. Now that I’m a mom, I still like to do arts and crafts with my daughter, but instead of making our projects look like the ones we see on Pinterest (spoiler alert: they were […]

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Won't Be Three Forever: A Day with a Threenager

Won’t Be Three Forever: A Day with a Threenager

When my daughter became a toddler, we were warned all about the “Terrible Twos.”  Each month after her second birthday we held our breath and waited for the sassy, fit throwing behavior to start.  We waited and waited. We thought we had missed this dreaded phase… …and then she turned 3.  There was a bonafide “Threenager” […]

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Going Back to School as a Mom: 7 Tips to Help You Be Successful

Going Back to School as a Mom

“Don’t be nervous!” “Everything will be ok.” “I know you can do this!” You have probably said one of these things to your children on the first day of school. Now the roles are reversed and YOU are the one going back to school and have many people cheering you on!   I have been […]

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