Author Archive | Lauren K

Life Before 8am: Lauren | DMMB

Life Before 8AM {Lauren}

Life Before 8am . . . “See and appreciate the significance in the mundane, in the everyday, in the fleeting.  The big moments are important, but some of the best moments are in the in-between ones.” – Karen Jacot Photography The strangest thing happened; this woman/photographer named Karen, actually volunteered to come to our house […]

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Why I Love the Drive Thru | DMMB

Why I Love the Drive-Thru

Ten years ago, I was the young woman who was focused solely on her career and who also used to take her dogs to day care. More recently, and I’m embarrassed to say this, I was also the mom who judged other moms in line at the McDonald’s drive-thru. I mean, did they not know how bad that […]

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When Perfect Isn't Possible | Denver Metro moms Blog

When Perfect Isn’t Possible.

One of my great friends recently told me that she didn’t think I was laid back. “Meaning,” she explained, “you are always on top of everything, put together, and involved in things like volunteering at the kids preschool – you know, you just aren’t that laid back!” Have you ever heard opinions people have of […]

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Surviving the Newborn Dark Days | DMMB

Surviving the Newborn Dark Days

Today my third child turned 6-weeks-old. I’ve absolutely loved the first few weeks with each of my babies, it is such a special, sweet time; however, in the middle of all the love, there can sometimes be an unexplained sadness. Those early days, especially those first few weeks at home when you are trying to […]

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A Goodbye Letter to My Pregnant Body: 5 Things I’ll Miss About Pregnancy

Dear Pregnant Body, Hey you! We’ve known each other very well these past 2-years. Considering I’ve been pregnant for eighteen of these past 27-months, I’d say we are peas in a pod. We get each other. It has been my greatest life’s privilege to be allowed to carry three babies, and I am forever grateful, but as this is likely my […]

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Down Syndrome: Stefanie and Liam’s Story of Joy

This month marks Down Syndrome Awareness Month and today we wanted to share our friend Stefanie’s story. Mom of four, Stefanie is on a mission that a Down syndrome diagnosis is nothing to fear! “Liam’s diagnosis made us all better human beings, and we will work tirelessly to make this world more accepting of him.” -Stefanie […]

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Surviving Football Season: | Denver Metro Moms Blog

It’s Here! How to Survive Football Season.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Temperatures will soon begin to drop, leaves start to hint at a color change, and my television will be occupied every Thursday through Monday starting now through January. That’s right wives of football fanatics, football season is here! Growing up in Texas, it is safe to say that football is life. There […]

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I Have A Favorite Child | Denver Metro Moms Blog

I Have a Favorite Child (and that’s okay)

Okay, okay, I’ll say it: we parents of multiple children have a favorite child. I can almost hear moms shaking their heads in shock and disagreement. OR maybe you are wondering how the heck I can live with myself. And to you I say: sit tight! Your day will come, my friend.  When you think about […]

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