Passionate About Northwest Arkansas
and the Moms Who Live Here
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Amazeum Summer Camp

My 8-year-old son recently had the opportunity to attend the Scott Family Amazeum’s Spring Break camp. He absolutely loved it! The camp provided more than just the chance to play in the awesome space that is the Amazeum. The children were encouraged to be creative, inventive, and to make new discoveries.   During his week […]

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9 Minute Makeup

I want to share a simple, quick, and effortless makeup routine that can have you looking like you slept all night in just nine minutes.  My favorite way to quickly cover any blemishes or dark spots is a full coverage CC cream that has skin loving ingredients and sunscreen built right in. IT Cosmetics CC […]

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The Ode to the Angry Mom

You woke up from a night of haphazard sleep. There was no hesitation in your toddler’s voice as he demanded breakfast, and then threw a fit as you made eggs instead of a PB&J. Your baby clawed at your legs and cried as you quickly put breakfast on the table. It was too hot. The […]

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Surviving Pregnancy

Pregnant with baby number one? I see the look on your face! I understand the deep amount of excitement followed by the small amount of fear of raising a human being. I see you staring at your stomach in the mirror (don’t worry soon you will eventually look pregnant). First, you will go through the awkward […]

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I’m Sorry

I’m sorry, my sweet girl. I’m sorry that I don’t have the patience I want to have for you. I have never been a patient person, and though I can see that you are teaching me, I am still not where I want to be. You have been sick, teething (molars, to be exact,) and chock […]

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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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