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Author Archive | Jenny Miller

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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It Takes A Village

It’s the unpredictable moment in life when you are sick and can’t get out of bed.  You just moved here because Walmart relocated your husband and you don’t know anybody yet.  No family close by to help you.  The husband that moved you here is traveling this week for work so you are SOL on […]

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Gina Narvaez, center, reads a Blues Clues book to her daycare children Frida before breakfast.  Narvaez, a home child care provider, is one of 15 providers that the child development center has, which is currently at a critical shortage.  The maximum capacity of home child care providers is currently 30.

The Daycare Dilemma

One of the biggest struggles as a working mom is sending your child off to daycare or leaving them with a babysitter or nanny every day. Some days it’s an easy hand off. They’re all too giddy to be there. The morning drop off isn’t horrible and you attempt to get a kiss while they’re […]

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Terrible Two’s and Threenager Stage – The Fun Stops Here

Holy batman people…WHAT IS HAPPENING WITH MY CHILDREN?? I’ve officially entered the twilight zone that is the terrible two’s and the threenager stage. AT THE SAME TIME.  If you are unfamiliar with either of these stages, and perhaps aren’t blessed with getting to know them BOTH at the same time, it’s like a never-ending battle with […]

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NORTHWEST ARKANSAS Birthday Party Guide

Guide To Birthday Parties In and Around Northwest Arkansas

As moms, birthday parties can be stressful. To make things easier on us all, we have compiled a list of birthday party venues in Northwest Arkansas.  Princess Party Palace NWA – 925 N College Ave, Fayetteville – #479-799-6133 If your child loves all things princesses, this is your best bet! This venue is fully decorated as […]

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Closing the Book to the Baby Years

Last night we sold our baby furniture to make room for the “big kid” furniture. It was time to get rid of all the baby stuff since we no longer need it. We are done having kids. A young couple showed up to haul away the furniture that we once used to rock our babies to sleep, and […]

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How My Kids Ended Up in My Bed

I told myself I’d never let my children sleep in my bed. (I also told myself a lot of things during my pre-Mommy days). The things I swore I would never do quickly changed when my first child was born. When my (now) three year old entered the world, we told our friends we would never let our kids sleep […]

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