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31 Mar 2014

True ‘Mom Confessions’: See Where You Stack Up in this Family Circle Survey

  I’m a firm believer in the old adage that “sharing is caring”. Putting your business out there and letting people know what’s really going on in your world can be a catharsis – especially if your problems are being shared with people that you know and trust. Lots of

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Things My Mother Taught Me
08 Jan 2014

32 Things My Mother Taught Me

  y mother passed away from pancreatic cancer about eight months ago. Naturally, the grieving process has been hard; but I’m now to a point where I think of nothing more than all of the wonderful things my mother tried her best to instill in me during the glorious 33

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03 Jan 2014

The Invaluable Lesson I Learned On My Twin’s 3rd Birthday

  ow that the holidays are over (thank the lawd!) I’ve begun to wind down and reflect on things that took place. Holidays in my family are especially busy given that my twins have a birthday in early December. (I have to deal with that weird birthday present/ Christmas present

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10 Dec 2013

Get Hip to Awesome Products and Stay Ahead of Your Kid’s Needs with Citrus Lane!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Citrus Lane.   remember being in grade school and being so excited when it was music day. It was every Thursday, and Mrs. Simms would come in with a brand new song to sing or a fun instrument for

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09 Dec 2013

From Diapers to Pull-Ups® – Potty Training Truths and Truisms from a Stay-at-home Mom

[box type=”bio”] This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pull-Ups® Training Pants.[/box]   It’s often times baffling, occasionally disheartening, and disproportionately disgusting – It’s potty training, and it’s a plight that every parent has to go through. My personal potty training story isn’t full of shiny

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11 Nov 2013

The Truth About Being a Stay-at-home Mom – Infographic

f you’re a regular reader of my blog, I’m sure you’re well aware that yours truly is a stay-at-home mom. Now, with this title comes many falsehoods and misconceptions. A lot of my “9 to 5er” friends have preconceived ideas about what it is I do and don’t do on

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16 Oct 2013

‘The Mother of All Meltdowns’: A Brilliant Collection of Stories that Every Mother Should Read

  y twin 2-year-olds, fresh from a weekend at grandma’s, were in desperate need of – what I’d like to call – some serious “de-spoiling”. They seemed to always come back from my in-laws with bellies bloated from tons of unauthorized goodies and mouths ripe to express their distaste for

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07 Oct 2013

How I Justify Exploiting My Children on the Internet

  y twin preschoolers are all over the internet. I genuinely delight in capturing and sharing every adorable little moment of their lives. Snapping photos without abandon, I relish in every like, thumbs-up, or share that each photo receives. From Instagram to Facebook, their tiny little faces – along with

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02 Oct 2013

How to Survive Halloween Without Traumatizing Your Preschooler [Bonus printable included!]

  It’s October y’all! Whether you like it or not, Halloween is fast approaching. From spooky signs in retail establishments to scary movies on every channel; Halloween is unavoidable this time of year. Now, all of this may be great for you guys who enjoy the sweet feeling of adrenaline

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23 Aug 2013

Join the Food Revolution! Let’s Get Healthy, Get Cooking, and #getfresh!

  ealthy eating – It’s a subject that’s gained tons of attention recently. As the obesity rate in America skyrockets, many families are taking initiative and finding ways to incorporate healthy eating habits into their own daily routines. As parents, it’s important to keep in mind that in our home

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20 Aug 2013

The Lowdown On Kids and Smartphones: Zact Asked, Parents Answered

[box]I participated in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Zact. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.[/box] y twin preschoolers always want to use my cellphone. Between watching children’s programs on Netflix or playing learning games, they seem to use my phone more

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