Making Mom Friends in a Small Town

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I grew up in a big town. And when I got married, I moved to a small town about 30+ minutes away. Not too far, but far enough not to visit every day. We don't have a lot of stuff going on in the town where I live, so I usually have to make the drive to do fun activities with my other friends with kids. I decided early on, I needed to make some … [Read more...]

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas- That Won’t Break the Bank

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If you're like my hubby, you forgot this weekend was Mother's Day. He surprised me with an amazing gift this week (a new Kindle Fire) and then when I told him that there was a holiday this weekend, he was a little bummed he didn't save it for my gift. I usually get jewelry (hint hint), but now Hubby is digging me a new flower bed. So I told him … [Read more...]

Mom Blog Makeover

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If you're a Mom blogger or know someone who is- please share with them about the 1000 Mom Blog Makeovers over at Blogelina. For just a $10 donation to cure.org, the Blogelina team is doing makeovers. They'll set your blog up on WordPress if it's not there already, transfer it, and pay for a year of hosting. This is hundreds of … [Read more...]

You Know You’re a Good Mom…

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You know you're a good mom when, after battling an epic tantrum, you sneak into your closet and sob on the floor. Wondering if you're doing anything right. Worrying if you should've handled the situation better. Questioning everything, your whole outlook on parenting. Which parenting style is the best? Do you deserve to be a mother when you yelled … [Read more...]

Bloggy Moms

I'm one of the featured members over at Bloggy Moms today. Feel free to hop on over and check out my posts. I've only done two so far, but it's brand new to me and a fun way to blog about being a Mommy. … [Read more...]

The Busiest Season of Life

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That title. I came up with it weeks ago. But I've been too darn busy to actually write this post! Seriously, not even joking...not even a little. Is this not the absolute busiest, in the trenches, rushing, busy, scattered season of your life? If it is, stick with me. I have a now three year old (when did this happen?) I am a stay at home mom. I … [Read more...]

Slow Down Time

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This morning my 3 year old little man climbed into bed with me. He laid his head down next to mine and brushed the hair out of my face. He said, "Mommy rest? Wake up Mommy". Then he patted my face and climbed down, off to start an adventure in another room of the house. There was a time not so long ago, I couldn't even imagine this. Couldn't … [Read more...]

Life Update

Things are going pretty slow around here, and we are all ready for winter to be over. We're just getting over, what I hope, is our last winter storm. Anybody else ready for spring? I am usually a snow lover-but even I'm over it this year! We've started potty training Baby B this week. Right now I'm mostly just getting him used to sitting on the … [Read more...]

Dear Moms,

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I encountered a post on Pinterest a while back that really made me think. It was a recipe, of all things. It was a crock pot meal that included a box of stuffing. I noticed this particular recipe had an unusually high amount of comments, so curiosity took hold. As I scrolled through the comments, there were an alarmingly high amount of negative … [Read more...]