Author Archive | Liz F

Life Before 8am : Liz | DMMB

Life Before 8AM {Liz}

“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 the in-between ones.” – Karen Jacot Photography   When I heard about the opportunity for Karen to come into our home and photograph us in our “element” before 8am, the […]

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Infertility

Infertility: The Second Child

We hear a lot about infertility these days.  Everybody knows somebody struggling to get pregnant.  It seems like an epidemic with our generation.  And let me tell you from experience, the struggle is real. I talked about it here, but there’s a part of this journey people don’t seem to talk much about and it’s […]

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REALITY TV

How Parenting Changed the Way I Enjoy Reality TV

For the past two decades I have been a closeted reality television junkie. Actually, to my nearest and dearest (and the chagrin of my husband) I am not so closeted. It has been fascinating and frankly addicting to be immersed in other people’s lives. It all started with MTV’s 90s sensation, “The Real World.” Actually, if […]

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Summer Camp Guide 2016 | Denver Metro Moms Blog

A Mom’s Guide to Denver Summer Camps 2016

Does summer both excite and terrify you?  You’ve spent the last 9-months mastering the art of getting your kids to school “on time” (nothing happens in the first 10 minutes anyway!) and now the year is winding down and you’re about to embark on 3-months of seemingly endless down time.  Cue the ominous music.  I’m a SAHM […]

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Ode To My Four Year Old

Ode to My Four-Year-Old

Dearest four-year-old, Oh how I love thee.  Let me count the ways… I love that you wipe your own butt. I love that you sleep in your own bed THROUGH THE NIGHT. I love that you know how to get yourself a snack and how to put your dish in the sink when you’re done. […]

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Relax, Leave the Cleaning to the Professionals

This post is sponsored by CottageCare Cleaners.  That being said, stop what you’re doing (because you’re probably vacuuming with one hand while scanning this article on your smart phone with the other) and make a change!  Choose to do something for yourself and call CottageCare Cleaners. Here’s what I love about them: They’re eco friendly. […]

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Remembering Cade: Infant Loss, and Joy on the Other Side

Remembering Cade: Infant Loss, and Joy on the Other Side

Part 2 of the Series on Child Loss.  Read part 1 here. There is a community of mothers who have experienced unimaginable tragedy, the loss of a child. They have been to hell and back and have been forever changed. Three mothers agreed to share their stories and answer our questions candidly and with grace. Their experiences are sure to […]

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Held Her Whole Life: Losing Elisabette

Held Her Whole Life: Losing Elisabette

There is a community of mothers who have experienced unimaginable tragedy, the loss of a child.  They have been to hell and back and are forever changed.  Three mothers agreed to share their stories and answer our questions candidly and with grace.  Their experiences are sure to take your breathe away, to inspire you, and to send you running to […]

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Essential Oils 101 : Denver Metro Moms Blog

Essential Oils 101

Essential what? From my essential oil research {asking my friends}, I’ve discovered you’re in one of three tribes as far as this whole essential oils topic goes. You’re either: a) obsessed with oils and use them religiously b) you’ve never heard of them c) you have friends who are avid oil users, but you’re overwhelmed […]

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