New Mom = New Pest Control

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Children and pest control Along with the long list of things I didn’t make a priority before kids, pest control was hardly on my radar in my pre-kid days. Then my babies came along and suddenly...

Personal Development Books Every Mom Should Read

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As a hopeless book lover and someone who is passionate about the pursuit of lifelong learning, it’s no surprise that when I first learned I was pregnant with my son, I immediately headed to...

Why You Should Not Sleep Near Your Phone: Your Guide To Better Sleep

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Do You Have a Bedtime Routine?  I bet for your children, bedtime is rock solid! Bath, brush teeth, story time, and lights out! For many parents, the adult version of bedtime looks more like this....

Liver: Nature’s Superfood

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When we think of superfoods, we usually think of fruits and other plant foods. But did you know that the liver is one of nature’s most nutrient-dense foods? Not only does it have almost...

Easy Weeknight Recipes for August

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Hey Mama’s!  Well, summer has officially come to a close.  Every last drop of the sweltering heat sure does trick us though! August usually feels a bit awkward to me.  The kids are starting back...

Ridiculously Rich Raspberry Recipes

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Raspberries contain eight grams of fiber per cup, making them one of the most fibrous fruits in the world. They are also a good source of anthocyanin, flavonols and ellagitannins which are nutritious things...

A Mom’s (Tongue-In-Cheek) Guide To A Dinner Party

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Count the number of chairs around your table. Subtract 1 or 2 (single mom or partnered-up). Now, quick-think of that many of your favorite friends. 2. Don’t pause. Just text or email a date...

Outside-the-Box Conversation Starters for Your Next Girls’ Night

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I’m a firm believer that few things are more important for a mom’s happiness and mental health than a well-timed, fun-filled Girls' Night Out. Motherhood isn’t easy, and we moms need the support and...

Brain Basics #3: Rhythm

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Last time, I talked about the Four Fs: Fight/Flight/Freeze/Fawn, how we all experience them in response to stress, and how they can get out of control when we are chronically stressed.  For this post,...

American Flag Etiquette

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Every day after school I would watch in amazement as the K-5 students at my son's school lowered the flag, cared for it, folded it and then stored it away to signal the end...