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A Social Media Pro’s Tips on Keeping Kids Safe Online

I am a mom of five kids ranging in age from 3 to 17. I am a foster mom, a homeschooling mom, a stay-at-home mom, a work from home mom, a mommy blogger. Lots of mom titles. It makes me tired just thinking about all of my mom duties sometimes. And we’re ALL busy! I […]

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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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On Being Unremarkable

A few months back we went to our daughter’s preschool for parent-teacher conferences. As most parents do, we walked in her classroom with the knowledge that our daughter was NOT, in fact, on any sort of normal trajectory, because we knew for sure that she was spectacular. The smartest kid who ever lived! Seriously, look […]

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Make your own shorts by cutting off a pair of jeans. Pair with a light 3/4 length off the shoulder top and summer scarf and you have yourself the perfect summer sunset attire

Simple Summer Style for Mom: From camping to brunch you can’t go wrong with these seasonal looks

Summer is upon us which means afternoon BBQ’s, camping, and poolside lounging – a full social calendar for you and your family. With the changing temperatures comes an opportunity for your wardrobe to evolve from the might-have-just-come-from-a-yoga-class-vibe to mom-with-flare. Before you go spending your kids’ college savings to look fashionable at your friends birthday dinner, […]

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4 Tell Tale Signs You Live with a Toddler

It was just after my son’s first birthday last year when a stranger asked how old he was. When I told her he’d just turned one, she politely said something about how “he’s a toddler now.” She may have said something more, but to be honest my mind stopped comprehending after the T word. It […]

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School is Out: Building our summer bucket list

As moms, we all have our strengths. While some moms are able to make evening events (as in, past bed time) a success, there are others who shutter at the thought. Regrettably, I am the “abide by bed time” kind of mom and am instead the “busy morning” mom. Not by choice, more so by […]

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