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It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village We have spent at least half of our fourteen years parenting living away from family. My first year of being a Mama, I was a 10 hour drive from both Grandmas and a couple hours from my sisters, neither of which had kids. We were trying to keep our heads above […]

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Moms, Put Down Your Phone

So, I have a friend.  She’s really fun and super cute and so smart.  She can bring up all the greatest points about any topic that comes up between us.  We talk about our kids, our husbands, our feelings as stay-at-home moms, what shows we’ve been binge-watching, and the latest books we’ve read.  The funny […]

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You Know You’re A Boy Mom If…

  You Might Be A Boy Mom If…   *You find yourself shaking your head just wondering “huh?” *You say “stop touching that” multiple times a day *Your laundry smells like the bathroom, the backyard, and the gym all rolled into its own special fragrance *You find yourself repeating. the. same. thing. over. and over. […]

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Moms’ Summer Reading List

Summer is here. For me, that means my kids and I will be headed to the library and loading up on books and DVDs.  I’m a reader, and my kids have become them by proxy.  Our summer library load-up became a tradition a few years ago.  We’ve gone through seasons of fairy book series, Star […]

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How My Husband Makes Me a Better Mom

Being the opinionated firstborn-of-four-girls that I am, I determined pretty early on that I was NEVER getting married.  There was no way I was going to cook, clean, wash, and iron the rest of my life.  The irony of my ironclad declaration was that I was engaged by eighteen and married by twenty.  God put […]

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Mom Life: Why We All Need A Tribe

  I hardly think this audience needs much convincing about the need for our “gal pals,” but I’m going to break it down anyway.  I know there are days when this Introvert likes her Me Time quiet.  I love my husband and kids, and we love family adventures exploring new places together or going out […]

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