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The Need to Belong but I am Lacking a Tribe

Everyone has heard ‘it takes a village to raise a child’ or ‘behind every great mom is a tribe of other great moms who have her back’ or ‘Thankful for my tribe’ and I’m stumped. Where’s my village, where’s my tribe. I have always been a relatively shy person at first but then very social. […]

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A Time I Witnessed Clever Parenting

#Back before marriage and motherhood I taught dance classes for my local Parks and Recreation department. I had grown up taking classes from the same people that were now my coworkers and boss. Teaching kids definitely has it’s challenges like I’m sure every teacher, daycare worker, and many others can attest to, but there were […]

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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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The Ultimate List for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming and if you’re like me you probably have procrastinated until that last minute to think of activities or gifts. I personally love Mother’s Day, I love giving extra love to my own mom, but since becoming a mom, I love the excuse to just have a day for me. Here are […]

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10 Ways to be an Outstanding Parent

There are many hard jobs you can take on as you get older. Parenting is definitely one of them. There is no one right way and there is no instruction manual. As a parent you now responsible for the health, happiness, and general wellbeing of another human being. But there are ways to be an […]

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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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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas I’d Love

I admit, I’m hard to shop for and I’m not the easiest to buy for Valentine’s Day. I really never think that I am hard to shop for. If I was asked I could tell anyone a good three or four reasonable things I’d love, but I’ve still been told I’m hard to shop for. Why? Partially because if I truly NEED it, I’ll just go get it. Also because I’m a mom. I know this sounds like an excuse to anyone that isn’t a mom but it’s the truth. I’m a mom and because of that I put my kids first. If someone asks me what I’d like I tend to say things I’d like for the kids. However, there are many things I’d like they’re just not very tangible.

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8 Ways to Avoid Mom Burnout

Motherhood is not an easy job no matter what situation you’re in. Whether you have 1 child or 6. Whether you’re a working mom, stay-at-home-mom, or a work-at-home-mom it is tough on all of us. How it is tough on us however can be different. What situations make us tired, overwhelmed or burned out can […]

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Last Minute Stocking Stuffers for Moms

Moms often get a lot of the work when it comes to taking care of house, home, kids, and during the holidays there is just added stress trying to make the season perfect for everyone in the family. Take the chance to show the mom in your life, whether it is your own mom, your […]

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4 Things New Moms Want to Say but May Not

There are so many things to prepare for when becoming a mom. Learning how to take care of a newborn, how to breastfeed, how to mix a bottle, when to feed them, how often, what to dress them in, and so much more. Not to mention all the different research and studies that are thrown […]

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