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Importance of Mom Groups

When I first moved to (*insert small town here*) I was newly married with a 2-year-old and a baby on the way. I had just moved from a very large city and aside from my husband I knew absolutely no one in this little town. Additionally, I was in the beginning of making the transition… Continue reading Importance of Mom Groups

Parenting · preschoolers · Stay at home mom · summer · Toddlers

You Can’t Win at Everything – A Classic Mom Fail

Today I had a classic mom fail. Not unlike every other day, but today was a big one. My 4-year-old was super excited for his end of the year music program. He had been practicing his lines for weeks and honestly was probably most excited about the fact that he was going to be using… Continue reading You Can’t Win at Everything – A Classic Mom Fail

Parenting · preschoolers · School · sports · Stay at home mom · summer · Tee ball

7 Things To Do With Your Kids This Summer

Summer is here and it can be hard to find enough activities to keep your kiddos busy. Don’t stress! I’ve come up with a list of free and inexpensive activities to keep your kiddos busy all summer long! Sprinklers This is a great alternative to planning a day trip to the pool. First of all,… Continue reading 7 Things To Do With Your Kids This Summer

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Study Tips for Moms in School

Coffee, coffee, coffee Since going to the library usually isn’t an option; set aside 30 minutes – 1 hour before the kids wake up or after they go to bed to work on school Be realistic in your study goals. A 3 hour cram session is probably not going to happen. Aim for lots of… Continue reading Study Tips for Moms in School

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A weekend without kids…only cried once

This weekend I hit a mom milestone by dropping the kids off at grandma and grandpa’s house for a weekend alone with my husband. This was the first time we had ever left the 1 year old overnight with anyone. I was not too heartbroken about leaving the kids. Ok, I will admit I got… Continue reading A weekend without kids…only cried once

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The Joys of Tee Ball (insert sarcasm here)

Recently my husband and I had the brilliant idea of signing our 4-year-old up for tee ball… need I say more. Remembering my own tee ball days, I did NOT go into the first practice with high expectations. Like I suspected, it was an hour of total chaos. The second practice was pretty much the… Continue reading The Joys of Tee Ball (insert sarcasm here)