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You Only Need To Buy ONE Car Seat: Here’s Why.

October 8, 2019

This post was sponsored by Maxi-Cosi. All opinions are mine. One of the more overwhelming parts of being a mom is knowing how to choose between the wide variety of baby products that are out there. There is information overload on the internet, and you can be sure that every single mother that came before you has their own opinion. All we want is the best for our kids, but it all starts to become a blur when you get…

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5 Ways We Make School Mornings Easier

September 17, 2019

This post was sponsored by PackIt. All opinions are mine. Raise your hand if you think the morning sets the tone for the entire day. *raises hand* I don’t think I’ve met a parent who doesn’t struggle to get everyone up and out the door on school days. Sometimes, it feels like no matter what we do or how early we get up, it’s still a cluster. I currently have a fourth grader, a preschooler, and the bus comes at…

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Late Onset Postpartum Depression: A Year Later

June 5, 2019

I had to dig for this photo wayyyy back in the sent photos section of our group chat. I didn’t save it in my phone, but I distinctly remember the moment I sent it. It was this week last year. In four years I had moved five times (total), endured two cross country (and subsequent financial implosion), journeyed through the court process of an adoption, suffered through two difficult pregnancies and newborns and nursing in two years. My hormones fluctuated…

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Finding Unique Ways To Bond With Your Children While Being Productive

May 14, 2019

This post was sponsored by Cascade. All opinions are mine. As a busy mom of three, there is not much that stresses me out more than trying to find time for each kid. I am so scattered and overwhelmed most of the time, I can’t even keep my head on straight. I am in awe of moms with more than three kids. That said, with three kids and little time, I have to be creative with getting them to hang…

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Moms: Keep Doing You (You’re Doing Enough)

April 11, 2019

“If you aren’t in the arena also getting your ass kicked, I’m not interested in your feedback.” – Brene Brown Other people’s opinions can to get to me. By nature, I desire validation (especially from people I love). When when it’s noticeably absent- or even replaced with criticism or skepticism, I have the tendency to be affected. In talking to others (specifically women and mothers), it seems I’m far from alone. Yeah? We’re not momming hard enough. We’re not working…

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The White Converse | The End Of An Era

March 20, 2019

Time is a funny thing. One day you’re a brand new first-time mom, clueless, nervous, terrified and overwhelmed. Almost a decade later, you’re still overwhelmed, but less nervous, a lot less clueless, and the unpredictable chaos has become the constant hum in the background of motherhood. ⠀⠀It feels like one moment the future was a giant question mark. (Will I have two kids? Three? Only one?) The next moment I’m packing up the white converse. ⠀⠀I chose the tiny chucks…

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Dear White Moms | An Open Letter From A Mom With Privilege

March 16, 2019

Dear White Moms, We need to do better. If you’re reading this and already thinking you aren’t part of the problem, you probably ARE the problem, so stay with me. This is uncomfortable. This isn’t feel-good Saturday reading material and it isn’t supposed to be. However, I’ve said before (and I’ll say again): What is an audience if you aren’t using it to speak your truth? Well. As a mom with an audience… I’m calling on other white moms to…

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Why I Prioritize Quality And 5 Products I Don’t Skimp On

February 12, 2019
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There are lots of ways I stay in budget and find bargains. I want to be clear that I am a cost conscious person and there are plenty of things I absolutely do not buy unless they are on sale or the most inexpensive brand. However, I rounded up a list of the top five products I believe should be the BEST.…

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