We could be those parents who never allow their kids to have any screen time. We also could find a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow while riding a unicorn, but that’s a little unrealistic don’t you think? Our world today runs on screens. I am writing this blog on a screen…

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Having kids is like having the worst roommate of all time. They never clean up after themselves and aren’t the most considerate. You can slave over a hot stove for hours, make a gourmet meal and they will look you dead in the eyes and tell you it’s disgusting. Picky eaters are the worst. Maybe…

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Back when I was a single mom I didn’t really have the luxury of going out on weekends much. I had Trent when I was 20 so while most of my friends were going through their party stage I was home taking care of a baby. Friday nights I would load up on junk food…

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We have all had to deal with people’s unsolicited opinions as parents. That one mom who either shames you for having a career or blames you for not contributing financially to the family. Sometimes we put way more weight on people’s opinions than we should. It’s that age old debate. Are working moms or stay…

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If I had to describe my style to someone I would say evolved emo. I have better hair and my makeup skills have improved. Society puts so much pressure on moms to act and look a certain way. I definitely get stares in the school pick up line or when we are just out and…

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My partner, Chris Johnson, and I sat down this week to talk about his divorce and navigating finding yourself and the healing process that follows. No one plans to get divorced when they get married, but it happens and the guilt and pain can feel so heavy when you are going through it alone. Managing…

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Spring is here finally! I personally thought this winter would never end. The first warm day we had I opened the door and let the kids outside. I am honestly so glad I can just say “go play outside” when I need a moment of silence. I know I’m not the only one. The parents…

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This blog post was originally going to go in a completely different direction. Originally I wanted to write about how to make friends when you’re a parent. I sat for a couple days and was really struggling with where to begin when it hit me. There have been a million posts about this exact subject…

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Within the last year there have been a lot of controversial topics in the news. Naturally kids hear about these things in school or from family and friends and may have questions. What is the appropriate way to discuss topics such as racial issues and what is going on in Ukraine without sending them down…

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