Stay at Home Mom

I have always said, “I can handle pretty much anything as long as I have sleep.” Well, I am not sure where that leaves me now! Seriously, I think that my children are secretly, or not so secretly, plotting against me in an effort to prevent me from ever getting…

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I write this today as I stand on the precipice of the Holiday insanity that is about to begin. Thanksgiving parties this week and next are really just Holiday pre-season games. They are the warms up before the main event. And every year around this time, I make a vow…

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Last week I attended a MOPS meeting with a terrific group of moms. We gather every-other-week to enjoy an hour and a half of kid-free time where we can just relax, eat and enjoy a little peace and calm. At this particular meeting, there was a speaker who talked about…

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Any parent can tell you how hard it is to know if you are doing the right thing at any given moment. Did I say the right thing? Was that advice ok? Should I be feeding her less/more/differently? Are we involved in enough activities? Are we involved in too many…

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So, apparently coconut oil is the single greatest thing on planet earth. Seriously, everywhere I go, I keep reading and hearing about the almighty coconut oil and it’s amazing powers. And I almost bought it when I saw it at Costco on Monday; however, I stopped myself because I realized…

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12 Days of Halloween

Remember when Halloween was one day? October 31 was the one day when you would put on your costume and roam the neighborhood collecting candy. If October 31 happened to be on a school day, you would get to parade around the school grounds in your costume before heading out,…

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