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Relaunch!

Relaunch!

Hello Mamas!! As you may have realized, we were on a bit of a hiatus through the summer.  There are very exciting happenings in the works that we cannot wait to share with you all. We are coming up on one year with Mommabares which […]

Tips For Taking Kids To See Shawn Mendes Live

Tips For Taking Kids To See Shawn Mendes Live

Thinking about taking your kid to see Shawn Mendes this summer? Here are some things to know beforehand! •As you probably suspected, his shows are pretty PG. We’ve seen him 4 times now and have never once experienced anything age-inappropriate. The crowd is heavily skewed […]

Seven Months!

Seven Months!

My littlest is 7 months old and boy oh BOY is she mobile! I can’t turn around for a second without her crawling halfway across the room. Here are a few tips for keeping little ones safe while allowing them to explore!
•electrical coverings
•table pads for corners so they don’t bump their heads
•cabinet and toilet locks •stove guards
•stove knob and door covers
•baby gates
•furniture and tv safety straps

The Retrograde Struggle

The Retrograde Struggle

August is set to be an all-time, record crazy month. Who’s already feeling it? 🙋🏼 Here’s the deal: not only are we set to go through a longer-than-usual Mercury in retrograde phase, but we’re also dealing with two eclipses — one, as I’m sure you’ve […]

Summer Bucket Lists Gave Me The Best Memories With My Kids And Why You Should Do Them

Summer Bucket Lists Gave Me The Best Memories With My Kids And Why You Should Do Them

Is there really anything better than summer? Even when you’re an adult and don’t get summers off, summer is still the best because it means no stress of school, no homework, free(ish) schedules, trips to the beach, and sun-kissed legs (because, let’s face it, these […]

5 Ways To Bond With Your Teenager (Really!)

5 Ways To Bond With Your Teenager (Really!)

Bonding with teenage girls. You guys, it’s as hard as everyone told me it was going to be and then some. I don’t know what it is about the mother-daughter relationship that makes it so difficult sometimes to see eye-to-eye, but I genuinely do believe that it’s because ultimately, underneath it all, mothers and daughters are so often very much alike. Fourteen has come with so many awesome moments but also its share of struggles and hurdles. So, I try like hell to make as many awesome moments as possible. One way I’ve learned to help build a stronger bond between my daughter and I is to bond over common interests. I realize that’s common advice and I didn’t invent the idea, but you never realize just how difficult that is until you try finding something in common with a teenager. It’s legit hard because KIDS THESE DAYS, AM I RIGHT?

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Thoughts This Mother’s Day

Thoughts This Mother’s Day

Artwork by: Venice Happy Mother’s Day, Mommas! I know it has been a bit since we have connected so I wanted to take a moment to explain our brief hiatus.  Recently, I lost two very dear friends to me.  I loved them like family and […]

Mother’s Day Breakfast In Bed Easy Enough For Kids (And Dads)

Mother’s Day Breakfast In Bed Easy Enough For Kids (And Dads)

Sorry, dads. We know you’re just as good in the kitchen as any of us. It was a cheap shot. Mother’s Day is creeping up fast (isn’t everything?). And I know way too many moms who are always involved in their own Mother’s Day plans, […]

How All Those Beautiful People At The Met Gala Got Ready

How All Those Beautiful People At The Met Gala Got Ready

Look, I’m not gonna lie. I don’t even know what the Met Gala actually is. All I know is that every year, there is a pretty great red carpet filled of spectacular and spectacularly bad fashion choices. And I’m addicted. But if you’re an Instagram stalker like me, you also get to see the sneak peeks of the celebs getting ready for the event, which is pure crack.

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13 Things You Need To Know About 13 Reason’s Why: A Mom’s Guide

13 Things You Need To Know About 13 Reason’s Why: A Mom’s Guide

If you have a teenager or a preteen, chances are you’ve heard about 13 Reasons Why and your kids are hounding you to watch it. If you haven’t heard about it, chances are, they’ve already watched it.  It’s what’s going on right now, so that’s […]


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How To Master The Messy Mom Bun For The Beauty-Challenged

How To Master The Messy Mom Bun For The Beauty-Challenged

I’m just gonna say it. I have serious messy bun deficiency. And it’s not for a lack of trying.  I’ve tried and I’ve tried so many times, so many ways. And yet, I still end up looking like Mrs. Trunchbull from Matilda. HELP!

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