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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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Tips and Tricks for Parenting When Your Partner Travels

Business Travel and Single Parenting: How Not To Lose Your Mind

Working mom, check. Two young children, check. Little dog, check. Involved and helpful co-parent, check. Except for, you know, two weeks a month.  I am part of the lucky crew of moms whose partner, in this case my husband, travels regularly for work. Lately, it’s been two weeks or so a month, and it’s not […]

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Hire Us!

Hire Us: A case for hiring stay-at-home parents of young children

There I was, sitting at my local coffee shop, utilizing my precious alone time to get some “work” done (read: any personal/professional emails replied to, and create a new business plan. And no, I’m not being paid for any of this “work,” but rather paying my wonderful sitter to watch my children, so I can […]

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Entering a Season of Rest

It’s been a tough year…or two or three. My definition of rest has changed, especially since having a child. I have fond pre-motherhood memories of actually taking a nap on the couch to get some rest. I used to spend my weekends resting after a long week at the office by lounging around in my […]

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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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Daycare-Brite

Five Tips to Prepare Your Child for Daycare

As a home daycare provider and a mother to two young children, I have a unique point of view when it comes to daycare readiness. After searching for a suitable daycare for many months, I made the decision to leave my career in marketing and pursue a career in childcare. I struggled with many difficult […]

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Why I don't feel guilty traveling solo | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Passport for One – Why I don’t feel guilty traveling solo

Dropping my daughter off at school knowing I wouldn’t see her again for a week was harder than I expected it to be. The last time I was traveling without her for a week she had broken her tibia and fibula two days prior so I had some anxiety about leaving. I text my husband […]

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