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5 Things To Do Before Having Your Baby

I’m 36 weeks pregnant and the countdown has begun. Who am I kidding; I’ve been counting down since week 30. Being pregnant in this summer Texas heat is no joke! I’ve been trying to use these bursts of nesting energy to get lots of things done so that I feel prepared when our baby comes. […]

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Your Parenting Choices are OK!

Sometimes we just need to hear this, so I’m going to say it! Your parenting choices are OK! In parenting there are a million choices we make every day and in every stage. Each choice is made for a reason and to accommodate your child. You may make choices for one child that you don’t […]

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How to Survive Pregnancy with a Toddler

My first pregnancy was a dream. I barely had any symptoms, I gained exactly the right amount of weight throughout, and everyone waited on me hand and foot. It was magical. This second pregnancy has been…something else. I’ve had all the symptoms, I’ve gained all the weight, and everyone is too busy trying to stop […]

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Notes From a Traveling Mom

A letter to my daughter for when she misses me—from a traveling mom My dear daughter, You are only four right now, and will not remember the times that Mommy was there for you when you were a baby, but as you get older, I’m sure you will remember the times that Mommy was not […]

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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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