Author Archive | Brooke

20 WAYS TO DEAL WITH STRESS

20 WAYS TO DEAL WITH STRESS

April is Stress Awareness Month. Who knew? I’m sure if I was to ask how many of you are stressed on a daily basis, I would see a lot of hands. Mommin’ ain’t easy! There’s kid stress, work stress, marital stress, self stress, and stress about all the stress. It definitely can take a toll […]

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4 Fun & Cheap Activities

4 FUN & CHEAP ACTIVITIES FOR 6-9 MONTH OLDS

Sometimes I just need something to keep my daughter entertained in her high chair while I get some tasks done. She can get pretty bored with just her regular ol’ toys, so I came up with a few things that are fun for her and also keep her attention for longer than 10 minutes. Most […]

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Love Letter to My Mom Bod

LOVE LETTER TO MY MOM BOD

My body has been 327 pounds and it has been 150 pounds. It has worn a bikini in a national magazine and all black to mask my size. So, there’s a lot going on in my head when it comes to my body. Most of the time I’m pretty positive about it, but there are […]

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7 Ways To Use Cell Phone Less

7 WAYS TO USE YOUR CELL PHONE LESS

Raise your hand if you think you spend too much time on your phone? Okay, now lower it so you can finish reading this post to get ideas on how to spend less time on it. 😉 Cell phones are great, we have instant access to Google, our family, friends, and we can quickly snap […]

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10 MEATLESS CROCKPOT MEALS

My husband and I became vegetarians after a Meatless March challenge almost 4 years ago. What started off as a sort of bet, became a way of life for us. Before we did the challenge I did a lot of research about going vegetarian, the benefits and the cons. Thankfully the benefits are plentiful! Just […]

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letting-go-of-expectations

LETTING GO OF EXPECTATIONS

It started with pregnancy. I was sure that I would have a healthy pregnancy with minimal weight gain and the ability to keep up with my workout routine. Little did I know that Whitey’s would have a Salted Peanut Butter Pie ice cream that baby would crave weekly or that naps took priority over anything. […]

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HOW TO FALL ASLEEP FASTER

I wish that I could be one of those people who falls asleep instantly. My husband is one of those types and it amazes me. How can he just shut off his brain, close his eyes, and be off in dream land before I even finish checking ALL the social media one last time? I […]

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