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Author Archive | Lea

Who is this person? Me? Are you sure?

Sometimes I don’t recognize me

Do you ever have one of those moments where you step outside of yourself and look back and go “who is that person?” Those moments where your parental self has become totally unrecognizable to your former self? I feel like it’s happening more often than not anymore. And it’s not always bad. I mean, it’s […]

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Insta-style inspiration

Among the myriad ways one could describe me, “stylish” probably would not crack the top 50. And I’m OK with that. Keep it simple, less regret. But a little effort into not feeling or looking dowdy can go a long way toward a better disposition (hearkening back to the days of watching Stacey and Clinton […]

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We’ve come a long way, baby (gifts)

I have always enjoyed shopping for baby gifts. Everything is so cute and little! Pre-mommyhood, I’d go to a baby superstore,  pick out my favorite scented baby lotion, a super cute super tiny outfit and those packs of blankets that are no bigger than a Kleenex. Now, as a mom outside of the baby stages, […]

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Our Last Splash

This post was sponsored by Goldfish Swim School – Dublin and Goldfish Swim School – Westerville, but all the opinions expressed here are totally my own. At Goldfish Swim School, there are large glass windows behind which the parents sit to watch the lessons. Parents get to stay dry. So you’ll have to excuse me […]

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Meeting More Mamas

  When my oldest was born and we made the decision that I would stay home (“we” as in my husband and me; the kid didn’t get a say in the matter), I really never gave much thought to how much I’d want or need a mama tribe in my life. After the kid and […]

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Getting a ‘jump’ on summer swimming

This post was sponsored by Goldfish Swim School – Dublin and Goldfish Swim School – Westerville, but all the opinions expressed here are totally my own. We stayed around town for spring break, and with two active kiddos and lousy, un-spring-like weather, I thought a Jump Start Clinic at Goldfish Swim School would be a […]

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Goldfish Crew is Gold Medal Worthy

This post was sponsored by Goldfish Swim School – Dublin and Goldfish Swim School – Westerville, but all the opinions expressed here are totally my own. I’ve been asked a few times now who the best teacher at Goldfish Swim School is, and I’m sure it sounds like I’m giving the company line when I […]

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MOMents to Cherish

Sometimes as a parent you have a moment so horrible that you’re pretty sure you’ve hit a new low in the lowest of low parenting moments. We’ve all been there. Trust us on that. This post really serves no other purpose but to make you feel better about how your momming (or dadding) is going […]

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