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A staycation for mama

A Staycation For Mama

At the beginning of 2019 I felt exhausted, overworked and burnt out. Of course, I enjoyed being a stay-at-home-mom, but being with my children all day, every day was wearing me out. When you add in the fact that my son, who was nine-months-old at the time, rarely slept through the night, it had been […]

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appsfornewborns

10 Must-Have Apps for New(ish) Parents

The Google Generation We hear a lot about how demanding and needy and impatient and blah blah blah the Google generation is. And some of it is true. BUT, we are also an incredibly smart, efficient, and powerful generation. And sometimes we can get lost in our screens, endlessly scrolling. But other times, we can […]

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Easy Low Sugar Meal Ideas

Easy Low Sugar Meal Ideas

A while ago I wrote a post about trying to reduce the amount of added sugar my family eats. If you’re not accustomed to this way of eating, it can be a little tricky at the beginning to figure out what to eat. I know I was a little lost when I started looking at […]

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Me time

It Was Just Me. Again.

Our family vacation in July was wonderful. Just the three of us venturing to the beach for a week-long getaway. But, I’m new enough in my job and lacking sufficient paid-time-off that I had to take part of the week unpaid. It was a bummer, but totally worth it. Our family needed to prioritize that […]

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books on motherhood

Mommy Must Reads

I know free time, especially time to read, is probably in short supply for you these days. If and when there is time to spare, it always feels like there are a million and one things to do – laundry, cleaning, meal prep, etc., right?  However, if you have a little extra time I encourage […]

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Apples or Fries? Both Please!

An Imperfect Mom’s Approach to a Healthy Diet

Healthy Food for Our Kids Sometimes feeding our kids healthy food is hard. I see all the ideas for healthy snacks (like my child would dream of eating celery) and hear moms talk about how they would never feed their kids food like macaroni and cheese or pizza (Friday is pizza night in our house). […]

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