Tag: mommy

Worst shopping trip to date: next time, pack the goldfish

Scene: Marshalls. Approximately 5:15 PM. Tuesday. Shopping needs: 1 black sweater. Actors: 1 very loud, very hungry son. 1 very loud, very hungry, very ornery daughter. 1 very crabby baby. 1 very exhausted mother. Backstory: I’m looking for a black sweater for an upcoming event. Simple enough. We’ve already been to Nordstrom, Anthropologie…


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Ireland Circus (9/12-9/16)

Week 32 pregs Started prenatal yoga. I’ve never taken a yoga class before in my life, but I really need zen. At least that’s what I’m telling myself. Is zen even a verb? I enjoyed class, but am totally theĀ old fart there. I am the only person in class not on their first…


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*GIVEAWAY* Shoes from Duchess & Fox Footwear! (For the love of fall)

There is something so refreshing about fall. The air is crisp and it’s finally acceptable to start pulling out jeans, flannels and BOOTS! Oh, the boots. Is there anything cuter than little kids in boots? Maybe moccasins, maybe. But back to boots. I found Duchess and Fox Footwear (formally Nixon’s Nook) about a…


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Hats off to a great GIVEAWAY!

Don’t you just love a great giveaway? This one is so easy to enter and the company I’m partnering with is fantastic! The Unbroken Circle creates gorgeous children’s and women’s clothing and accessories from hand selected colorful, bright fabric to give it a one-of-a-kind look and feel. Here’s the best part…everything is reversible!…


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To Sibling or Not to Sibling

A couple weeks ago, I shared a picture of Luke and Eden hugging to my Instagram account. I captioned it: “Growing up an only child, I never knew what it was like to love a sibling. THIS is everything.” The picture really had me thinking about my somewhat unique situation. Growing up an…


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The Baby Name Game

Naming a child ain’t easy. There are so many ridiculous things to take into consideration. To name a few: Does the name rhyme with fart, fat, whale, skunk, pig, or anything else the kids will pick up on the playground. Are you okay with the nickname? Growing up Shanisty, I was called Shan…


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