Passionate About Northwest Arkansas
and the Moms Who Live Here
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Colic Changed Our Lives

As a new mom, everything is scary and overwhelming. Blame it on hormones, blame it on being thrust into a full-time job that no amount of babysitting, being a sibling, or reading can prepare you for, blame it on sleep deprivation, blame it on the phase of the moon, whatever suits your logic. But you […]

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I Used Donated Breast Milk

“Have you considered donor milk? We’ve seen some great results for moms whose milk is taking longer to come in.” Ummmm…are you asking if I want to give my brand new baby someone else’s expressed milk?? No, thank you.   So, here I am. I just gave birth to a perfect baby boy and I’m […]

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My Husband Had Cancer. I’m Throwing A Party.

My husband was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and it took six months of his life, fighting every single second of every single day to beat it. He did. He is our hero. Today, he is not a cancer patient, a cancer victim, a cancer-sufferer, or a sick person.  Today, he is a dad, a husband, […]

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This Is Thirty

I love birthdays. It is a time to celebrate the past year and the upcoming year. I think of it as a reset – an opportunity to hit the refresh button on what you want out of life for the next year or so.  So when I turned 30 last July, there were a few […]

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COE: I over-planned our summer!

The whole idea of summer break as a mom is somewhat new to me. My oldest just finished kindergarten and before that was only in preschool three half-days a week so I didn’t really get much a break anyway. But as her last few weeks of kindergarten came to a close, I started panicking about […]

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Summer Sculpting: Pilates Ball

It’s July and time for round 2 of our summer sculpting series. Did you think we forgot? Fear not.  This post actually began with “It’s July and it’s hot” but frankly, who needs me to state the obvious? No one. We all know it’s hot, which is why Betsy at FreeRide studio created 4 MORE […]

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Ultimate Guide to Fall Sports in Northwest Arkansas

Soccer BENTONVILLE When to register:  Registration Deadline: July 30th $10 late fee applies on July 23rd until July 30t How long is the season:  August 18th- October 25th (fall season) How much does it cost:  Under 5: $50 5-8 years: $70 9 + years: $85 Where do I register: Register online here. For more information regarding practice times [...]
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