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Time-Out From Social Media :: What Would You Gain?

Have you ever wanted more time in your day but didn’t know where to find it? Try tracking how much time you spend on social media. This summer I deleted Facebook from my phone, and Instagram soon followed. I still maintain my accounts, but I have to be much more deliberate to access them. No […]

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Done Having Babies

I’m done having babies. Much of my life, I’ve entertained the romantic notion that I’d have at least three children. I grew up the oldest of four kids in a home that was never quiet and you rarely had a moment to yourself. I imagined having my own full house, busy holidays with plenty of people […]

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Let’s Talk About Potty Training

I recently read this article and found it very encouraging, because the author’s experience potty training her son(s) is very similar to my own.  To all the moms who are in the midst of this particular battle, keep going.  Kids learn at different paces. So don’t be too hard on yourself if they don’t pick […]

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Three Favorite Family Recipes

Chocolate Chip Cookies One weekend in college, a friend of mine returned after spending a few days at home. He brought with him some of the most delicious cookies that his mom had baked.  He shared some with me, and I immediately asked for the recipe.  I made some tweaks to it, and ended up with a […]

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Road Trip :: Are We There Yet?

It’s summer! And for lots of us that means it’s time for a road trip! It’s hot and the kids are getting the house dirty for the 132nd time today.  And in the summer, we promise to fit in as many fun things as we can for our kiddos who are out of school for a […]

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In Defense of the “Mom Suit”

The other day I had a conversation with a friend who was bemoaning the fact that she would have to buy a mom suit this year. After just having her third baby, she felt like hanging her head in shame as she wore a one piece to the pool. I can’t stop thinking about this conversation and […]

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Packing My Hospital Bag the Second Time Around

With two weeks left until my due date, it’s officially time to pack my hospital bag! I learned from my first labor and delivery what I needed for my stay at the hospital. Here’s what I’m packing in my go bag the second time around. Nursing Tanks and Comfortable Pants I lived in nursing tanks and yoga […]

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