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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 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 goofy games we would play–and […]

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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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Copy My Vacation: Oklahoma City

Fire up the iPads and don’t forget the headphones…it’s time to get out of town with the kids. If you’re looking to get away for a few days, or the just weekend, I have the trip for you. My family of six recently drove to Oklahoma City for a two night, three day vacay and it […]

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