Tag: advice

Eco-conscious Parenting: A Practical Starting Point

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In the spirit of spring cleaning, I dove into my sons' closets recently in efforts to clear out the usual. The clothes and toys...

Self-Care, The Burnout Barometer

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A barometer is an instrument used for measuring pressure.  It is also something that reflects changes in circumstances.  For me, the level of self-care...

Potty Talk, Potty Talk, Potty Talk: What’s a Mom To Do?

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“Poop!” “Hahahahaha!” “Poop! Poop!” “Hehehehehe! Hahahahaha!” Little Potty Mouths The above was an honest-to-goodness, real and frequent conversation between our two sons a few years back. And it made...

Instagram Resources for Mamas of Littles

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I don't know about you, but having kids can often make you want to learn and research all the things. You want your littles...

Peer Pressure: Not Just for Teens

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“Shouldn’t we sign them up for a sport or something?” Picture my husband and me: parenting a preschooler and a toddler, still fighting sleepless nights,...

The Weirdest Sleep Hack that Actually Works!

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I don’t know about you, but a good sleep sounds like a dream. It sounds like something I once knew and enjoyed long ago...

Best Places to Adopt a Cat in COS

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If you know me, you know our family has a cat. And if you know me well, I’ve definitely shown you a picture of...

Cleaning and Organizing without Losing your Mind

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Cleaning and organizing don’t have to induce feelings of dread. Taking your time and taking deep breaths can actually make the task rather enjoyable....

Increasing Awareness Around Sexual Violence

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). It is an opportune time to place the issue on the table for us mamas. My work...

It’s Hard for Military Kids

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Military kids have it hard.  They just do. A parent (or two) constantly coming and going, with no certainly of whether they'll be there or...