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Get It Together {When it’s all falling apart}

There’s no other way to say it: there are seasons of life that can really suck. I could make you a list of my current struggles (the struggle is real!!) and there are moments when I feel like it’s all falling apart. When life starts to feel overwhelming, how do we keep it all together? […]

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Behind Every Good Mom is a Man Who Does the Dishes

Behind Every Good Mom is a Man Who Does the Dishes

There is nothing I hate more than waking up to a sink full of dirty dishes. It sets the tone for the whole day and it’s almost as if the dishes are mocking me when I come down the stairs and see them sitting there waiting to be cleaned. “Oh you need a knife to […]

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I don’t like schedules

I don’t like schedules. There. I said it. My daughter has never had much of a schedule. Wake up time, snack time, lunch time, nap, bedtime? Nope. Truth be told, we have “somewhat” of a schedule around our house. Compared to friends we run on the type of schedule you might see in Barcelona. A […]

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GET YOUR KIDS A DOG

Get Your Kids a Puppy, Or Don’t (I Did)

Get a puppy, they said. It’ll be fun, they said. They weren’t wrong, necessarily. That just isn’t the whole truth. The whole truth would’ve included sentiments such as: It’ll be hard. It’ll be frustrating. It’ll be awesome and horrible in the same 5-minute span. That’s what they would have said, had they not just wanted to play with a […]

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Dumb Dads

An Open Letter: Can We Stop Making Fathers Look Dumb?

Dear Advertising Agencies, Marketing Strategists, and Media Organizations, Can you please stop representing fathers as dumb? It’s really driving me and all of my fellow mom friends crazy.  I get that dads can have dumb moments, sure, but don’t we all?  (Please tell me that I’m not the only one who has looked all over […]

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Sparking

Sparking Joy: Tidying My Home

Those of you reading this who actually know me are probably laughing at me already, but hear me out! Marie Kondo’s books Spark Joy and The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, aren’t really about cleaning – they’re about organizing and decluttering your life! I am not a neat freak.  Cleaning is something I do (poorly) […]

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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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