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A Slower Season

Girls’ nights, weekends away, double dates, shopping, coffee dates, church activities, events, volunteering….that’s what life was like not so long ago. I am now in a slower season of life, and I’m loving it. Yes, I also loved the busyness and excitement that I had grown so accustomed to before, but there’s something so sweet […]

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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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True Life: I am a Mom With a Vomit Phobia

Parenting with a phobia is hard. Parenting with a phobia that is almost directly related to kids is really hard.  I have suffered from the “irrational” fear of vomiting, emetophobia, since before I can even remember. (I can call it irrational because by definition, that is what a phobia is.) In my mind, it is anything but that.  […]

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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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To The Mama Who Messed Up Today

Some days are picturesque. You float around meeting everyone’s requests with a smile. You pack healthy lunches (with a little surprise treat), you play three games of Uno and snuggle with every kid. You feel like you totally have this Mama-thing down. Some days you forget to put snacks in the backpacks and snap at the […]

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