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I’m Not a “Crunchy” Mom Anymore

When I had my first son, I was such a warrior of truth. I researched–to the bone–all things related to childbirth, pregnancy, and baby. I had my cloth diapers ready. I was committed to a 100% natural delivery and breastfeeding. I  only allowed my baby to have organic food. I only used handmade and clean […]

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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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Technology vs. Toddlers

My kids were born pre-iPad, but were thrown head first into technology as they boarded the roller coaster from Hell, also known as Adolescence.  And while we all parent differently and do what is best for our specific families here are three things I wish had done differently when it came to technology: 1. Keep […]

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When Life Gives You…Lice

I have gotten the call at least 5 times now. FIVE. TIMES. “Um, Lindsay? We need you to come pick up (insert name of one of three children) here. (Child) has nits/lice.” The first time, I was naive. I googled a bit, went to the store and bought some RID and was prepared to be […]

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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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2017 Guide to Summer Camps In and Around Northwest Arkansas

At Northwest Arkansas Moms Blog, we know that finding the perfect summer camp can be downright daunting! As busy moms ourselves, we want to make life a little bit easier by helping you find the perfect summer camps for your children. In our Summer Camp Guide, you will be able to register for featured camps with the click of [...]
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Mom-Hacks, Laundry Edition!

How do you handle all of the clothes? There is just so much laundry with littles running around. Changing outfits on the hour.  No worries, I have a solution. Its called the dot system.  I made the name up, but it is what it says it is.  This system is so simple and it makes it […]

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