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Flippin’ Fun with My Mom

This is a flip on your traditional mom post. Instead of the traditions I share as a mom, it’s about a tradition I share with mine. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and over the years my family has had many traditions, from where we celebrate to who we celebrate with to whether or not there […]

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We disconnected our cable and are happy with…

Since the beginning of the year my husband and I have been talking about lowering our $190 a month bundled bill of cable, internet, and phone.  We had always been under the impression that if you bundle everything together you would actually save money.  I had never asked if they would do an ala carte […]

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How-To Find a Mommy Friend

“Almost thirty-something mom who likes to peruse Facebook when not playing with play dough. Looking for friends who have two little ones and can sympathize over a cup of coffee or a big glass of wine. Enjoys chit chat about movies and music, well mostly ones that came out prior to having children. Potty training […]

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936 Saturdays

There are about 936 Saturdays to spend with your baby until he/she turns 18–from birth to when he/she is legally an adult–and possibly off to college and/or out of the house. 936 Saturdays. Factor in extra curricular activities, birthday parties, and the times that your kids will want to spend with friends–then suddenly you find […]

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Super Woman to Super Mom

One of my most crippling attitudes is the super woman one.  Maybe you’ve experienced that?  A lot of baggage comes along with the “mom” job title.  Baggage I didn’t even know I carried!  I came into this tightly holding on to all that made me “me” before having kids.  I held the belief that I needed to “prove” to myself […]

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Marcia, Marcia Marcia: The Misunderstood Middle Child

“Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!” — Jan Brady, the middle and often cantankerous daughter from the long running 70’s television series, The Brady Bunch  However, Jan Brady is more than an iconic character, she has become the poster child/stereotype for middle children in America. Jan, throughout the long running television series and then 90’s movie franchise, is portrayed […]

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Being Thankful… and Giving Back

When it comes to the holidays this year, I am determined to make sure my children have a different perspective. Our family went through some major struggles last year and we were on the receiving end of some major help not only during the holiday season, but throughout the past year as well. This year […]

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