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Before and After Kids—Camp Experience

I admit, before I had kids, my thoughts about parenting and raising kids was set in stone. It is always easier to think your way would be better than others.  Then reality hits and you actually have kids and things are not how you imagined it would be. Recently, my two oldest sons spent a week… Continue reading Before and After Kids—Camp Experience

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To Breastfeed or Not to Breastfeed? That is the Question

World Breastfeeding Week is August 1st thru August 7th. In honor of the closing of World Breastfeeding Week which was between the dates of 8/1/2017- 8/7/2017. I wanted to write a post that focused on breastfeeding. You may be wondering what does this even mean? What is World Breastfeeding Week? Does it mean all moms… Continue reading To Breastfeed or Not to Breastfeed? That is the Question

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Love & Technology

Eric and I have always loved to have friendly debates. The most hotly discussed topic has been the use of social media in our relationship. The use of phones, tablets and laptops have become the roadblocks in our conversations and quality time. My husband argues that I spend more time on Facebook then talking about… Continue reading Love & Technology

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A Long Awaited Escape

As a mother, my time is divided between my husband, my children, my job and what's left over is trying to maintain a chaotic household. Some days I pat myself on the back because I helped my kids with their homework, cooked dinner and even managed to do a load or two of laundry. Other… Continue reading A Long Awaited Escape

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A Different Kind Of Perfect

As a mother of 5 children, I look back and realize I never had a plan on how many children I wanted. I can't imagine what my life would be like if I thought about child bearing as most people with common sense do. Kids are expensive. How will we pay for college? I'm too… Continue reading A Different Kind Of Perfect

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Baby 🌙 Moon

I remember hearing about Baby Moons and thinking what a cute idea for new parents or even experienced parents. A Baby Moon will give parents an opportunity to spend time together as a couple before the family grows. I also like the idea of having a Family/Baby Moon and including your children before the new… Continue reading Baby 🌙 Moon