Passionate About Northwest Arkansas
and the Moms Who Live Here
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Why Mama Wears Lipstick

Since becoming a mom, there are a lot things that I do for other people. There are a lot of times when I try to make sure others’ needs are met first. There are a lot of times when, frankly, I don’t even remember what I want anymore because my mind is so full of […]

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The Nap Time Cycle

The Nap Time Cycle Nap times are glorious. Even better: two naps. If your child takes two naps, give that baby a kiss.   It is all kind of short lived because, eventually and suddenly those two naps a day start to fade, and then, one glorious nap just drops away. Poof.  You’re a bit perplexed, but you manage to […]

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A Letter For Your First Birthday

I have no idea how a year has passed, but at the same time, I have no idea how you haven’t been a part of our family forever. You snuck right into this crazy life of ours seamlessly. Your big brother adores you almost as much as you adore him. You have completed our family […]

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Dear Daughters…..

For the first few years of my kids’ lives I felt like a bad mother for not wanting to sit down and make gigantic scrapbooks full of my kids’ baby photos. I am not the mom that scrapbooks or collages (or anything crafty for that matter). Not my speed. I wouldn’t consider myself the “Susie home-maker” type. I […]

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Calm the Heck Down!

I have always been an anxious person. It is in my Type A/OCD nature. I’m a planner. I make lists, map out the best routes for vacations, and research restaurants. Sure, I like my dose of spontaneity once in a while, but I thrive with order. Chaos makes me lose my mind. I am also […]

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