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5 Unique Novato Boutiques to Refresh You and Your Wardrobe

Ready for a head-to-toe refresh for Spring? Grab an iced latte from Dr. Insomniac’s  and start your tour of Novato boutiques on Grant Avenue. 5 Unique Novato Boutiques to Visit Always Pampered 818 Grant Avenue, Novato Always Pampered was established in 2003 by owner, Tara Voight. Specializing in preventative and reparative skincare, Always Pampered carries […]

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How to Survive Being A Mombie: 5 Simple Tips

How to Survive Being A Mombie: 5 Simple Tips

Mombie: A tired mother that feeds on coffee and survives on wine. She is beyond exhausted, but stays up late anyway since it’s her only opportunity for kid-free time. Mombies – we’re out there. Mombie symptoms vary, but can include: memory loss, getting very hangry, messing up recipes, forgetting when you last showered, relying on delivered groceries, putting […]

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Dear Friend, Tomorrow May Never Come

Dear Friend, Tomorrow May Never Come

Thank You, Dear Friend Today you reminded me how tomorrow may never come. I hate the way in which you sent the reminder. But you always were straight to the point, however tough the conversation seemed. Today, my dear friend, I will hug my babies tighter. More I Love You’s More I love you’s will be yelled […]

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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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Breaking Through the Fog of Modern Motherhood

The fog of pregnancy does not go away at birth. I’d argue that it only truly begins at birth. Thankfully though, 18 months into life with two kids and four-and-a-half years into motherhood, the fog has finally begun to lift, and I can more clearly see my priorities. A Modern Problem? Moms have smoothly handled far more than […]

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