Category: Lifestyle

Child #1 vs. #2 vs. #3

Of course I knew it all back then. Don’t we all? It’s human nature to think at any given time during any given circumstance we know best. I can say with certainty that’s absolutely been the case through motherhood. During my second and third pregnancy journeys, I wrote about the differences of baby…


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Simple 5 Ingredient “Cookie Dough Bites”

My kids are obsessed with cookie dough. I think that just comes with the territory of being a kid. While I love making chocolate chip cookies with them, I’ve found something healthier and much easier to help curb their sweet tooth. Introducing a simple 5 ingredient cookie dough bite recipe! Super simple, and…


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Hey Mama, Go Treat Yo-self

I recently decided to make a list of ways I de-stress and pamper myself. Sure, I’d love a spa day just like the next person…but that’s just not always a reality. I pulled out a sheet of paper and I wrote at the top: WAYS I TREAT MYSELF and then I set my…


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Coming Home to the Heartland

I grew up here. I know every single house on the main stretches of the road. Many of the homes have been torn down to make way for new developments, but I can still recall who lived where. I can drive my exact school bus route from elementary school. I still frequent the…


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Sometimes, I don’t

I was recently watching Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood without my children. They had lost interest and after a full 20 minute show, I realized I was the only person still in the room completely zoned, yet entranced by Daniel’s mother. How is this tigress able to communicate with her children so eloquently? How is…


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Spring Cleaning: 5 Simple Steps to Declutter Your Life

From the deepest, darkest corners of our home is where my anxiety lives. From the depths of our disorganized, disastrous basement, pantry and closets… you’ll find my blood pressure rises to a boil. CLUTTER. I know I’m not alone here. For me, it’s an everyday annoyance. I realize I have 3 small children,…


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