Passionate About Northwest Arkansas
and the Moms Who Live Here
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My Fathers Day Shout Out

Mother’s Day is a BIG deal!  School-aged children work for weeks on special projects, restaurants are packed full all day long, and department store sales sky rocket as perfume, cosmetics, jewelry and more are stuffed into bags.  All to celebrate MOM.  As a mother, I know how amazing we all are!  Having a day all […]

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Fayetteville Man Choose The Goddard School Over Football

We are excited and proud to be partners of the Fayetteville Goddard School and to bring you this information.After coaching high school football for 13 years, Brooks Coatney was ready for a career change. When he was looking for a franchise opportunity, though, he didn’t consider education. That is, until he and his wife, Amie, […]

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My Daughter Is Not a Snowflake; She Is a Lightning Bolt

My daughter is not a snowflake. She is a lightning bolt. This has nothing to do with political affiliation, religious stance, or anything of the like. My husband and I are raising our daughter to be tough and independent, with leadership skills and just enough sass to keep things interesting. She won’t be the little […]

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The Summer Checklist

  Do you remember when you were little and it seemed like the summer stretched on forever? The older I get, the faster time flies. Now it feels like school ends and two weeks later it begins again. At the same time, there are days when I’m not sure what to do with all of us […]

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We Patch….

Last year, for a full year, my child wore an eye patch. This was due to an acute onset of lazy eyes and cross eyes. Literally one day between 5pm and 530pm, while sitting in his highchair, his eyes crossed and they stayed that way. No trauma, no illness present, no warning signs.  Cross eyes/ lazy eyes (technically called […]

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When I Don’t Want To Be A Mom

I have moments when I don’t wan to be a mom. Let’s just take a moment to be real here. – When my (then) perfect 2 year old had the biggest, out of nowhere tantrum, threw open the hall closet and threw everything, including lotions and medicines down the hallway, causing them to break open and […]

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Raising Sensitive Boys

Ever  since I found out I was expecting my first, I just new I wanted to be a boy mom. Boys seemed much more easy going, and lets face it.. I didn’t want to deal with a mini me… and I don’t think my husband could either! Two boys later and I couldn’t be happier. […]

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