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A Complete Thanksgiving Meal Plan

November 6, 2017

Hi friends, I know holidays can be stressful. If you are planning to cook and host Thanksgiving, this post is for you. If you’ll be the one eating pie and watching football, we still love you but this post is not for you. Here’s what to expect:  My favorite, unique menu suggestions for Thanksgiving breakfast, […]

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One Busy Mom's Thoughts On... | Parenting

The Daylight Savings Mom Hack

November 5, 2017

First of all. I’m sorry I’m posting this today when it’s too late to use this advice. I am going to suggest for you at the end how to do bedtime tonight so you can get back on track. Overall, it could feel like I’m being unsympathetic when we all know that time changes for […]

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One Busy Mom's Thoughts On... | Self-care

Taking care of me…

November 2, 2017

Motherhood: is it exhausting? Oh gosh, yes. Is it hard? Completely. Will it test you and stretch you beyond what you can take? Certainly. I think often times my worst survival-mode days were clues to the root of the problem. Where’s my energy? Well, yeah- the kids took all of it. But, when I dug […]

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Why do I matter?

November 1, 2017

Why do I matter? I hate admitting that I spent my morning in tears. It’s not because I would prefer to hold back the tears, suck it up and move on. It’s because I had the realization I was stuck in a rabbit hole of comparison and I thought I had already overcome that. Why, […]

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My favorite way to prep for a big vacation, 10 days out.

October 26, 2017

My favorite way to prep for a big vacation is spaced out over 10 days. If you try to cram it all the day before, it’s way too much. Pretty sure I’ve learned this the hard way. And maybe you have too!  For clarification, many of these tasks are just a small part of your […]

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This Thing Called Home (the book)

The stories we tell ourselves.

October 16, 2017

 “Make this, do that, rush here, help this one, what’s next?” I tell myself, inevitably interrupted by a “Mommy! Mommy!” and a tug of a shirt. It’s a busy life, this mom life. The thoughts you think are the stories you tell yourself. Perspective, vantage point, angle, self-talk…those are the stories and it all forms […]

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