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Survival Parenting Mode

Survival Parenting

The seasons of parenting sometimes change as often as the daily tides. The tough times come and go, sometimes rapidly. But there are times when a tough season of parenting is particularly long, when everything feels too hard and, just like that, you’ve lost your grip. This could last just one full day or a […]

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Dare! Take A Date Night!

As a relatively new mom (I’m only 18-months into this and still learning a lot), I have wondered how other parents had achieved this infamous “date night” I’d kept hearing about. The only time we’ve had a night out was if our amazing friends or family offered themselves up for the taking, or it was […]

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The Three Things I Did to Stop Drowning in all the Things

I am not technically a hoarder, but I have hoarding tendencies. What I mean by that is, I may have found uneaten Halloween candy from fifth grade just a few years ago.  The worst part of this is, I had saved the best of the candy to savor later.  My Recces peanut butter cups had […]

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Letting My Daughter Learn To Be Herself

It all started with a simple trip through IKEA. I was there with my son, casually waiting for him to tire himself out perusing all of the gadgets and furniture that IKEA has to offer. We had just enjoyed a wonderful lunch, complete with over-looking the big trucks and light rail zoom up and down […]

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Taking Matters Into Your Own Hands :: Colchin Automotive’s Car Care Clinic For Women

We are so thankful for our sponsors at Colchin Automotive for providing this wonderful opportunity to experience their Car Care Clinic for Women and superior customer service firsthand!When I first heard about Colchin Automotive‘s Car Care Clinic for Women, I thought, “what a great idea.” There may or may not be a stereotype out there […]

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Saying Goodbye to the Family Dog

Good-bye is a word we are all accustomed to. Sometimes we meet again and sometimes the good-bye is forever. We may be privy to this information prior to the separation, yet good-byes are seldom easy. Especially when that forever good-bye is to the family dog.  If this post reads somewhat like a dear-diary entry, than […]

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A Real Mother’s Day Gift: Honesty & Support

We are so thankful to our sponsors at the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment for providing this post on pregnancy-related depression and anxiety.Congratulations to all the new mamas out there celebrating your first Mother’s Day—or your first with your newest kiddo! As you celebrate Mother’s Day, consider having an honest discussion with that […]

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FAQS About Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

We are so thankful for our sponsors at Albert Vein Institute (AVI) for providing this great information about pregnancy and varicose veins.By Dr. James D. Albert of Albert Vein Institute (AVI), COLORADO’S VEIN SPECIALIST CAN I TREAT MY VARICOSE VEINS WHILE I AM PREGNANT?  Unfortunately, there is no safe treatment of varicose veins while you are […]

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Swimming to Success with SafeSplash Swim School

We are so thankful for our sponsors at SafeSplash Swim School for inviting DMMB to experience their swim lessons. All opinions are our own. Taking your child to swimming lessons is a parenthood rite of passage. We’ve dabbled a bit in the swim lesson arena before with our oldest son. First up was a parent/tot […]

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