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GOING DINOSAUR CRAZY IN THE QC

Dinosaur Train, Dino Dan, Jurassic World (the Lego version at least) This is my life with two little boys. They love all things dinosaur. They dress up as dinosaurs, I step on dinosaur figurines. My 2 year old can pronounce complicated dinosaur names better than his own name and will correct me if I call […]

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Mom Hacks 2

MOM HACKS PART 2

I hope you enjoyed Mom Hacks Part 1.  I’m back with more tried and true mom hacks to share.  Carry on, super moms. EVEN/ODD CAR SEAT DAYS This is a reader submission – I’m looking at you, Nancy and Lauri!  Two kids + front seat = fight. Give one kid EVEN and one kid ODD. […]

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Know the people

WOULDN’T YOU LIKE TO KNOW WHO YOU ARE?

I have always had a small obsession with personality tests. It was such a fun way to spend some time on my break at work, taking quizzes of one kind or another. I remember back when Internet was first a “thing”, (yes, I remember that) spending lots of time finding out what kind of dog […]

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HOW TO VACATION FOR FREE (OR ALMOST FREE)

One of the most common things I hear from my Mama friends is, “I need a vacation!” And you know what? They do! I do! YOU do! Let’s face it. We push ourselves waaaay too hard. We need breaks to reset ourselves. Unfortunately, it’s usually the women who need vacations the most that think they […]

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Breast pumping bingo

BREAST PUMPING BINGO – PLAY TO WIN

Breastfeeding can be hard. It can also be magical, nurturing and wonderful. Breast pumping is hard. It is not magical, nurturing and wonderful. I’m grateful for it, but it’s like an annual pelvic exam — a necessary evil. Pumping and working can be the evil’s frosting. In this post, Laura offers some great tips and […]

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AN ODE TO A VILLAGE

AN ODE TO A VILLAGE

“It takes a village to raise a child.” I know you’ve heard this before. But do you believe it? I think we can all get behind the idea of a supportive tribe for our kids and our whole family. We would love to have backup if we are sick or need a night out. But deep […]

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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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THE FIGHT THAT SAVED OUR MARRIAGE

Brace yourselves ladies – Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. All week long your friends will be glowing with happy stories about their picture perfect relationships. Your social media feeds will be flooded with flowers, and kisses, and chocolates, and jewelry… You know the drill. It seems like every time February rolls around it’s a non-stop batterment […]

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