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Separation Anxiety: Preschool Edition

Separation anxiety has always been a normal part of our life. It comes with the territory of being someone’s person, of being their North Star when a change or shift happens. Separation anxiety rears its ugly, cuddly head when our son feels scared, feels a life shift, or sometimes is just unexplainably bothered by something […]

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Hair Care Tips For Curly Hair Kids

I’m a straight-haired mother of two gorgeous babes, one of whom has the tightest blonde Shirley Temple ringlets you ever did see! Curly Girly, Halo Top, and Old-lady Winnie are just a few of the nicknames she’s collected over the last 21 months as a curly hair kid. As you might imagine, a huge learning […]

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Collin County Non-Profit Spotlight: Twelve 12 Ministries

Each month, Collin County Moms Blog features a local non-profit organization that assists moms and/or families in need. We love the opportunity to spotlight how local families can help out through volunteering, donating time or money, and more, right in our own community. We try to pick organizations that our contributors know and volunteer for […]

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The Tiny Humans with Big Feelings Book List

I’m 31 years old and I have bad days. You know those days; the ones that are so emotionally draining that you have to dig deep, pray, and cope. It’s taken 31 years. When I became a mother, I realized my son had these days, too. Usually without words, children rely on their cries, outbursts, noises, […]

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Dear Preschool Teacher…With Love, the SAHM

Dear Preschool Teacher, As I flipped through my calendar to find where I’d scribbled, “first day of preschool, ” I realized that tucked neatly in an envelope in the front pocket was a lock of hair from his first haircut. Please understand, this is a love like no other. As we took the obligatory “First […]

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9 Tips & Tricks for Sleep-Deprived Parents

To the sleep-deprived mom who can’t see the light: I’m living proof that newborn night feedings and pump schedules will, in fact, come to an anticlimactic end. Sleep deprivation can ruin a psyche. It can ruin a marriage. It brings out the worst. Quite frankly, it can dredge up feelings of incompetence, inadequacy, sadness, and hopelessness. […]

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Yoga poses that evoke Peace and Self-LOVE

I am a true believer that wherever you find yourself during any typical day, you were meant to be there. I stumbled into a yoga class I don’t normally attend and heard this phrase: “Put on your own oxygen mask before assisting others.” It was one we’ve all heard many times before; however this time I […]

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