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Pros & Cons of School-Age Kids for the SAHM

  For the past nine years, I’ve been an active stay-at-home mom. I’ve been there for the diapers and breastfeeding, first words and first steps, the pull-ups to undies, the preschool drops offs and play dates, and all the milestones in between.  I’ve lived out the long days and the short years. And now after all […]

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summer mom vs. school year mom

Summer Mom vs. School Year Mom

I’ve slowly been making the transition from “Summer Mom,” the fun, relaxed version of myself, to “School Year Mom,” the responsible, routine-oriented version, and it’s been a big change. I have two kids that have to get ready to go back to school, and I’m afraid I should have started earlier because they are having […]

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Kids’ Consignment Season Tips

It’s almost my favorite season! No, not Fall. Consignment Season! I’m a huge fan of the kid’s consignment events!  I find all of the best deals on back to school basics, boutique brands, shoes, Halloween costumes, backpacks and lunchboxes, and I even stock up on unopened Christmas gifts! My favorite finds- Matilda Jane Dresses Mustard […]

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Unspoken Mom Rules

Unspoken Mom Rules

I’ve been a mom for almost 9 years. Over the years I’ve silently gleaned from older and wiser moms and have adopted their silent code of conduct.  The moms in the know abide by the same rules and they live peacefully among each other.  But these rules have never been spoken out loud. You either know […]

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10 Things I HATE about being a mom - Collin County Moms Blog

10 Things I HATE About Being A Mom

First, I love being a mom. I love my children; I worked really hard to raise them from helpless infant to the (almost) self-sufficient kids they are today.  With that being said . . . I don’t enjoy all the tasks of motherhood. After having this discussion with a group of friends, we came up […]

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Mom Tips :: A Successful Morning Routine

I am an early-rising morning person. I haven’t always been an early riser but since having kids I’ve learned a few things about myself- I need time alone, my soul needs to wake before my family, I need coffee before I can answer any questions, I can’t relax unless my environment is stress free and […]

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