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Obedience: 3 Reasons I Cringe at the Word and It’s Lessons

Of course, I want my children to mind authority. I want my children to listen to their father and I and I want my children to follow the rules. Yet, I do not believe in black and white. I also want my children to be free thinkers. I want my children to grow up and […]

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11 Superb Ways to Encourage Continued Education

I continued my education and went to college straight out of high school. For me it wasn’t really a question ever of whether or not I’d go. I was not the best in school. I definitely hated High School but it still was never a question. When I grew up it was always “when you […]

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13 Ways I Do Not Care About Being a Crunchy Mom

I am just not a Crunchy mom and if you’re not familiar with the term I’ll explain it. I had no idea what it was until I started blogging. A Crunchy mom is one that practices “natural living.” Here’s a list of things a Crunchy Mom will likely do… They cloth diaper They go for […]

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Tully Movie Review: Losing Yourself in Motherhood

*spoilers* Over the weekend, the night before Mother’s Day, I went and saw Tully. I am a typical mother. I stay at home/work at home with my two wonderful kids. I can get very lonely. I can get very deprived of some sort of adult interaction. I finally got a chance to get out with […]

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4 Reasons I Am A Cautious and Anxious Mom

I admit it I can be over protective, cautious and anxious, of my kids in some manners. I also can be very easy going in others. Before becoming a mom, I always had this expectation that it was going to be hell for me because I am constantly worrying. I am a worry-wart. I worry […]

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The Mom’s Guide to Making Friends: Signs Someone Does & Does Not Want to Be Your Friend

Life of a stay at home mom or work at home mom can be very lonely. To make it worse, trying to make friends with other moms is just nerve racking. Small talk is my worst nightmare, but lately I’ve actually been trying. I make small talk, I give answers to questions, I share about […]

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How to Give a Strong, Warm, Comforting Hug

There are many different things I learned in school, giving a hug wasn’t one of them. I have an MBA in Entrepreneurship. One thing they teach you in business school is the art of first impressions. You learn about elevator pitches and hand shakes. They teach you how to give a strong, confident hand shake, […]

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5 Tips to Sleep Training in an Apartment

Sleep training at any age can be rough. Sleep training is rough on the child and it’s rough on the parents. When you live in an apartment, townhouse, duplex, or any other living space with shared walls it can be an even bigger challenge. For the first two years of being a mom I lived […]

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I Do Not Want Your Sympathy

Several times I’ve posted about my anxiety. I do so in an effort to be open. I do so in an effort to spread awareness. I do so as a way to find connection with others that also have mental illnesses. I do not do so to pull sympathy out of you. I do not […]

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Love to Dream Swaddle Product Review

I’m sure a lot of new moms feel the same way but I had a lot of trial and error with our first so far. I’m sure we’ll have more moments like these too. We followed most of the usual advice on products that were a must to get a newborn to sleep well. We […]

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