Passionate About Northwest Arkansas
and the Moms Who Live Here
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We Didn’t Go to the Park Today

We didn’t go to the park today. Because it was hot. Or it was cold. Or because every time you were awake and ready, your brother was asleep. Or because I couldn’t figure out how to push you in the swing or drag you away from the playground when it was time to leave while […]

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It All Comes Down to PASSION

On at least three occasions I have started to write about the stay-at-home vs. working mom debate. I wanted to tell you the story about moving to Arkansas and hearing women say “Well, I was going to get a job after college, but then I got pregnant.”  The first time someone said it I laughed. […]

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The Milkless Freezer

If you were to come to my home and open my freezer, you would notice I have a lot of interesting and stereotypical freezer items: frozen vegetables, fish, teething rings, etc., However, one thing that is definitely NOT in my freezer is breast milk. As a new mom, this would be not only normal, but expected in […]

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Why My Family Makes Music Together

NWAMB is thrilled to partner with Jubliee Music of NWA & Making Music by Carol and to support their mission to bring children and music together for a lifetime!Most of my earliest childhood memories involve my mother singing to me–singing in the bath tub, singing at bedtime, singing in the car, singing songs with the […]

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Is raw cookie dough REALLY that bad for me?

I mean really? Is it that bad, considering? Or is someone just trying to tell me how to live my life? Let’s consider the things I’ve eaten in my short time as a mom: Partially eaten chicken nuggets Many, many things touched by dirty little hands Questionable leftovers because I didn’t want to make anything […]

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Confessions of a Homeschool Mom

They say confession is good for the soul, so let’s just get on with it. First, I am not a “homeschool mom” in the way in which you’re thinking. Rather, I am a mom (a new one at that) and I was homeschooled. The title still fits, so I went with it.  Moving on….  Second, […]

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I Have This Friend…

When I think of my friends, I think about Joe Cocker’s version of the song, “With a Little Help From My Friends.” I take my friendships seriously and trust these ladies with personal insight into my life and the life of my family. Therefore, I take with much seriousness the friendship and insight they entrust to […]

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