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The 5 Stages

The 5 Stages of Posting on a Neighborhood Facebook Page

As far as I can tell, neighborhood Facebook pages are all the rage right now. Searching Facebook, there are endless combinations for south metro Denver, where we live – including the one I belong to, which has over 23,000 members. There’s also the Nextdoor app, which is popular now, as well – but there are […]

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Wearable Tracker

What Happened When We Got Our Son A Wearable Tracker

With three boys spanning 14 years, it’s not hard to believe our youngest thinks he’s older than his actual years. And truth be told, in many ways, that’s true. Not older, like his big brother who is an old soul, but a strong-willed, independent guy. A guy who wants to ride his bike and be […]

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Tips on Keeping Kids Safe Online

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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B Session: Parenting Tasks I Don’t Feel Like Doing Anymore, Part II

In late 2015, I wrote about all of the parenting tasks I didn’t feel like doing anymore. Well it’s been 18 months or so, and guess what, I don’t have to do some of them anymore! Isn’t that the magic of childhood? Of parenthood really? Kids grow up, and suddenly they can be trusted to eat […]

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International Women’s Day: Denver Style

As of late, there has been exponential awareness, acknowledgement, and engagement regarding women’s rights and reigniting discussions surrounding the existing gender disparities women face across many platforms of life. On March 8th, women and their allies across the world will join together to recognize the annual celebration of International Women’s Day. Below you will find […]

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Get it together

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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Going Against The grain_Saying No to Social Media

Going against the Grain: Saying No to Social Media

Full disclaimer: I’m a glutton for social media. I have been since I started using Facebook my freshman year of college (gasp! 12 years ago!). I am guilty of posting selfies, pictures of my food, many, many pictures of my dog, and the mundane tasks of my life. Each of these areas (and then some) […]

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How I Will Teach My Daughter To Combat Bullying

  October was National Bullying Prevention Month. Started in 2006 by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, National Bullying Prevention Month is a campaign that raises awareness and helps educate communities about how to handle bullying and ways to prevent it. Even though October is over, I want to keep the conversation going because bullying is […]

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