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I Used to Hate Mommy Tribes…Until I Found My Own

  Mom Friends are Hard to Come By Want a hard truth? Here it is… when you become a mom you do not automatically fit into a mommy mold or by default become accepted into a Mommy Tribe. Women are harsh critics of one another and having children does not end the criticisms. After my eldest […]

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Twelve Date Night Ideas for 2017

The beginning of every year is usually filled with all of us making resolutions we will never keep. Losing the holiday weight, learning a new language, taking that cooking class, or my personal favorite becoming more organized! So this year why not make it easier on ourselves and make a resolution that is both fun […]

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5 Must-Have Classic Kid’s Books that Teach Important Life Lessons

There are countless studies as to why reading books with, and to, children is valuable to their development. Benefits include gaining a higher aptitude in learning, opening up new worlds through learning, speech skills, as well as higher concentration levels. However the most important aspect is the growth in relationship with the child and the […]

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The Ugly Side of Pregnancy: Vomit and All

Here we look at the ugly side of pregnancy because at some point or occasionally throughout the whole nine months the ugly happens! Now there is good and bad in all aspects of life including pregnancy. And honestly despite the wonderful outcome of our tiny miracles the nine month ordeal is down right UGLY!! First Comes Nausea […]

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Accepting My Non-Bikini Body

I recently watched a video showing moms of different shapes and sizes wearing swimsuits and bikinis, playing on the beach with their kids. And it made me sad as I quickly realized I had not been that happy and free with my body for years. In the video I saw the smiles and laughter from the children as […]

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13 No-No’s Before Children

That lady reading a book as she sips her skinny decaf latte clearly has no children. Not because she has time to read a book or because she most likely does not need the caffeine (who drinks decaf anymore?) but because there are no food stains on her shirt, breakfast porridge stuck in her hair, […]

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The Books (Turned to Movies) of Roald Dahl

It is happening! The long awaited classic Roald Dahl book, The BFG (Big Friendly Giant) is being released as a movie and the director is none other than the great Steven Spielberg. Now I love reading to my son but sometimes you just want to sit on the couch and have a little silence imagination […]

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Sleep Better with Essential Oils

I know it sounds ridiculous, but sleep has escaped me since high school. After burning both ends of the candle in college, then living in London where it seemed no one slept, and now in my thirties with a demanding toddler, a “flexible” work schedule (read: I work ALL hours), too much caffeine throughout the […]

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