On Being “That” Mom

There’s just something about being “that mom” in the grocery store – you know, the plain one with the unwashed hair and no time to accessorize, trying to handle a yelping 1yo who wants to walk through the bulk candy aisle by herself and a 4yo who WILL. NOT. STOP. “mom, mom, momming” long enough…

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Make it a Coffee Moment: All-American S’mores Coffee #CMSalutingHeroes

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  I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This post about using Nestle Coffee-mate coffee moments to honor our military veterans has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. In my neighborhood, the biggest party of the year is always held on the Fourth of…

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3 Easy Ways to Kick the Distracted Driving Habit #DecidetoDrive

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A bunch of years ago, I was in a car accident at a busy intersection. I was stopped at a red light, and as I glanced up in my rearview mirror, I saw a car coming at me. I could see that the driver was looking at something in the car, with her head turned…

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OMG, I Have Two Kids! {One Month Update}

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One month in, and we’re still standing!  (Actually, yesterday marked one full month with our baby girl, but a killer headache took priority and I hit the sack early.) Our sweet Little E was born at 7lb 7oz, but at her 2-week appointment she only weighed 7lb 3oz, so they had her listed as underweight….

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Spring Fever Then and Now {Orange Bunny Buns Easter Recipe}

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We always want better for our kids, right? Sure, I want my son to have more than I had growing up. More opportunities, more experiences, more everything. But that’s not to say that what I had wasn’t good enough. Quite the opposite, really. In fact, as spring settles in and a sense of renewal hits…

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