OMG! Awesome Video That Will Make Think Before You Speak…Especially To Kids

OMG! Awesome Video That Will Make You Think Before You Speak…Especially To Kids

How many times does something slip out of your mouth before you realize it, especially when you’re talking to your kids? It happens. After all, we’re human. Occasionally, we don’t even realize it. We never want our kids to see us angry, but sometimes we forget about one of the most important things. Even if […]

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Hilarious Things That Stand In Your Way When You Actually Try To Talk To Your Husband

Hilarious Things That Stand In Your Way When You Actually Try To Talk To Your Husband

How many things stand in your way when you try to actually have a conversation with your husband? I swear sometimes it feels like we’re just not meant to finish our thoughts. Have you ever felt like that? The minute you try to talk to one another, the phone rings, the dog needs to go […]

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Take Back Control When The Kids Won’t Stop Begging


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Unsure About Having Another Baby? Read This Sweet Letter!

I can tell you without a doubt that I’m ready for another baby. My one and only is a little over two. So grown up, yet so not. The 3 AM nursing sessions are long gone and I actually sort of miss them. Crazy, right? Oh and did I mention that my son’s asking for […]

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Does Busy Mean The Same Thing As Stressed?

In spite of the fact that I’m officially only working part-time, I’m busy – busier than I’ve ever been. I’m not sure if it’s just this season of life. Working, writing, being a wife and of course being a mom. Or maybe there’s more to it than that. It’s 10 PM on a Sunday night, […]

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Hilarious Look At Real Women’s Mornings

(VIDEO) Hilarious Look At Real Women’s Mornings

What do your mornings look like? Ours are definitely chaotic, at best. On a good day, we’re running late. On a bad day, we are late. As if it wasn’t difficult enough to get myself up and dressed at a crazy-early hour. Add a toddler who has an opinion about everything and things are definitely […]

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This Is What Having Three Kids Is Really Like

Everyone talks about being all kinds of unsure of themselves with one, a pro with two, and completely and totally outnumbered with three. I can definitely attest to being scared with the first one. What happens if I mess something up? What if I drop the baby? Those and so many other strange and random […]

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Mom Makes Kids Do Their Own Grocery Shopping And Cooking

I remember when I stumbled across this article originally. The title made me curious, to say the least. “This Mom Did an Experiment to Get Her Kids to Stop Asking For Food All Day. The Results? GENIUS!”  It actually never occurred to me that the experiment might have been an awesome life skills lesson too. Go […]

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Research Says Homework Is Ruining Our Kids

Do you remember being in school as a kid? You were there all day and then came home and did entirely too much homework. By the time you were finished with everything, your evening was shot and there wasn’t much point in doing anything else. Recent research is saying all that homework is actually pointless. I’ll […]

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10 Reasons Why There’s Nothing Like Breast Milk

If you’re a breastfeeding mama (and probably even if you aren’t), I’m sure you’ve heard about how breast milk is like liquid gold. I don’t think there’s an ailment that can’t be treated with it. Okay, so maybe that’s stretching things just a little bit, but seriously. I can’t get over how many different things people […]

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What Your 4-Year-Old Should Definitely Know (Hint – It’s Not Academic)

Do you ever find yourself comparing your toddler/preschooler with your friends’ little kids? I know, I know. Sometimes, it’s hard not to. We’re so used to hearing that all kids develop differently and that little kids do things in their own time and on their own terms, but it’s still too easy to get wrapped […]

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3 Types Of Moms That’ll Be At The Pool This Summer

Lucky for us, we have no reason to spend much time at the public pool. Honestly, I don’t even know if there is such a thing around here. It’s still funny to think about, though. What types of moms will be at the pool this summer? Will you run into the completely overwhelmed mom or […]

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3 Is The Most Stressful Number Of Children To Have

Have you ever considered your threshold for child-bearing? Have you wondered how many kids you can reasonably handle? It’s so easy to say Aw, I totally want another baby, but what about the resulting total number of children? It’s actually kind of funny when you think about it that way. Huff Post published an article sharing 11 […]

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Are You Ready For PokeMom Go?

(VIDEO) Are You Ready For PokeMom Go?

Have you tried Pokemon Go yet? I seriously can’t even… When Candy Crush became a thing, I stayed far away from it for as long as I could. Thankfully, I’m not even remotely interested in this game. And yet ironically, I still hear about it almost constantly. Everyone who’s anyone seems to be playing and […]

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Do You Let Your Kids Climb Up The Slide?

Are you one of those parents who let their kids climb up the slide? I can’t even tell you how many times in a day I tell my son to get the wheels off the slide, but his body? Eh… Somehow, that seems like the lesser of the two evils to me. A better question might […]

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If You’re In Your 40’s, You’ve Definitely Told Yourself These 12 Lies

My birthday was the other day and my husband was continuously telling me that I was a year older than I actually am. Um hello! Can’t he subtract a year instead? Yea, that’d be too easy and obviously it wouldn’t annoy me anywhere near as much. I mean, c’mon. I’m already dreading my forties. Does […]

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4 Awesome Ideas For Back To School Traditions To Try With Your Kids

I love this time of the year. Even though I only have a toddler, I find back to school somewhat magical. It’s a great time of the year to stock up on all the art and craft supplies we use as well as check out all the cool back to school pictures my friends post […]

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If You Have A Strong-Willed Kid, You Need To Know These 4 Things

Do you have a strong-willed child? Have you ever wondered how much more peaceful your lives would be if that weren’t the case? No worries, mama. The qualities that drive us crazy about our kids now make for some awesome adult in the future. Strong-willed kids are determined, ambitious, and driven to succeed. These days, […]

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Same-Sex Parents Are Rocking This Parent Thing

I’m sure not too many of us have taken the time to really think about family dynamics. We’re too busy enjoying the time we spend with our kids to worry about keeping a tally of it. And I’m willing to bet that most of us aren’t competing anyhow. There was a study done about this […]

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3 Things That I Absolutely Refuse To Do As A Mom

I’m willing to bet that most of us have some pretty strong opinions when it comes to parenting. I definitely do. At this point, I know myself and my parenting style. And, at least for the most part, I know what I will and won’t do. Sometimes, you probably find yourself doing things you don’t really […]

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