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The Mom Competition

I hate that being a mom is a competition. There are so many situations in which I’m just trying to keep my little dictators humans alive that it takes all I have. When  I begin to compare myself with other moms, it just gets exhausting. At some point in the past few years, I’ve decided […]

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Why Can’t I Relax?

A few months ago, a little yoga studio opened up in downtown Harrison, just a few minutes drive away from my house. I had been searching for something I could go “do” to recharge–as I’ve struggled with prenatal and postpartum mood disorders for four years–and for the first time in my life as a mother, […]

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Sometimes, I’m a Worthless Mom

I’m currently feeling uninspired. I’ve written and deleted and rewritten ten different starts to an article in the past twelve hours, trying to find something meaningful to say. Do you ever feel like that? Even though the world is spinning, and things are happening, it’s like I can’t say or think anything that’s original or […]

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Lunch Box Ideas for Real Moms

I have a Pinterest board devoted to school lunches… Kabobs made from pineapple cut into tiny stars, alternated with strawberries that somehow look like hearts. Bento boxes filled with grains and veggies and artfully arranged cheese wedges. Mini tea sandwiches, veggies and homemade dip… There are few problems with this board. First, no one has […]

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Maybe You Shouldn’t “Join My Team”: An Honest Mom’s Guide to MLMs

If you’re a mom … or a living, breathing human with a social media account … you probably know someone who has found an amazing, life-changing product that you need to buy, like, now. That’s cool. I always need more buttery soft leggings, epic mascara, essential oils to cure all of my ailments, smudge-proof lipstick, […]

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I Want to Pee in Peace!

Something I took for granted pre-kid was my ability to go to the restroom in silence. You know, like a normal person. “Mom…” “Mama….Mom….Mommy” “What are you doing?!” Fingers appear quickly underneath the door. Bang, bang, bang. Abrupt knocking on the door. Mom, mom, mom, mom, mom. If the door was unlocked, it’d be opened […]

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2018 Guide to Summer Camps in and Around Northwest Arkansas

At Northwest Arkansas Moms Blog, we know that finding the perfect summer camp is at the top of our to-do list.  As busy moms ourselves, we want to make planning your summer easier by helping you find the perfect summer camps for your kiddos. In our Summer Camp Guide, you will be able to register for featured camps with [...]
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