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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 […]

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 it has taken me a while to process their passing.  I have run the gamut of emotion and what I have come away from it all with is as follows. (more…)

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 […]

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 just the reality. If you’re asking the question, “Should I let my kid watch 13 Reasons Why?” you should know that there is a LOT to consider.

It began as a book that gained popularity, especially after Netflix announced they would be turning it into a show. I never read it in advance but I skimmed the internet for the plot points and figured out pretty soon that this book/show showcases some pretty mature story lines. My initial reaction was just to say no to my daughter watching it. However, she’s fourteen, going into high school next year and she has access to our Netflix account. I don’t live in a bubble where I think me saying no means she’ll never be exposed to it. So, I decided to watch and help weed out some situations and also use some as conversation starters.

Here’s what you’ll want to know going in. And yes, there are spoilers ahead.

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Follow Your Magic

Follow Your Magic

“During pregnancy, we are stripping away the maiden and stepping into the role of mother.  It can throw the ego into a frenzy causing us to question our self identity.  Pregnancy, for the woman, is her initiation into motherhood.”

Hands Up If You Have An Organized ‘Fridge. Now Put Your Hands Down And Stop Lying.

Hands Up If You Have An Organized ‘Fridge. Now Put Your Hands Down And Stop Lying.

Look, I’m fine with admitting it. My refrigerator is chaos no matter what I do. I clean it out before I go food shopping and I desperately try to group like food items together in appropriate places around the refrigerator to create optimal efficiency and […]

Dad Convinces Mom He Shaved Kid’s Hair, Pulls Off Best April Fool’s Maybe Ever

Dad Convinces Mom He Shaved Kid’s Hair, Pulls Off Best April Fool’s Maybe Ever

There might not be anything on Earth that is as funny AND equally terrifying as mom rage. If you haven’t seen this wife’s reaction to her husband telling her that their son got a hold of the clippers and buzzed his own hair, you’re seriously missing out.

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Highs and Lows

Highs and Lows

Happy Friday, Mommas! I don’t know about you but this week has crawled by for me and I am sure the rest of my household would agree.  I feel like the list of things to do with a third child has not only tripled but quadrupled. […]


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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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