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Mom Tribes After The Baby and Toddler Years

When I first approached the subject of mom tribes I was missing my California life, specifically my life as a mom of babies and toddlers. I was missing the camaraderie that comes from new motherhood, the swapping of baby food recipes and how-to’ s of potty training. I was missing the park meetups, long stroller […]

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Big Dreams to Make Mom Life Easier

“And when you want something, all the Universe conspires in helping you achieve it.” -Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist   Mom life is hard. I think we can all agree on that. I mean, it’s wonderful and precious and probably not one of us would give it up for all the magical naps in the world (well… J/K, we […]

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5 Reasons To Overpay Your Best Babysitter

All hail the great babysitters!! {we’re not woooorthyyyy!!!} If you (like me) have no extended-family help within a day’s driving distance, then extra Cheers. I see you and I feel your pain. Somewhere around the birth of my second babe, I arrived at a simple conclusion: a great, reliable sitter who my kids love, is […]

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Connecting in our Vulnerability

I think one of the most meaningful gifts you can give someone is a potted plant. But I’ve learned that potted plants are more difficult to keep alive than they look, and after lamenting to a friend that I’ve had dozens die on me, I was informed in order for certain potted plants to live past […]

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Set a Daily Intention for Intentional Mom Life

Meet Jennie! She is an Arizona native and yoga instructor with two adorable little boys. We hope you have fun reading her posts! Have you ever woken up in the morning and cheerfully thought, “This is going to be a great day!”? Then your kids wake up and they have all their demands. Or your kids won’t wake up, and now you’re behind […]

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I Don’t Want to be an Angry Mom

I’ll admit it. My kids periodically push me to the point of yelling. I don’t mean to reach the point of anger, but I occasionally lose my cool. These aren’t my proudest parenting moments. I do my absolute best to calmly explain why their undesirable behavior is wrong and discipline them accordingly, but toddlers aren’t […]

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