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The Art of Letting Go

So it happened. I learned to let go. My baby girl; my 1 and only started Kindergarten. This was a major stepping stone for her and our family. Until Kindergarten, she had always been in the care of us her parents or grandparents. However, the time had come to learn The Art of Letting Go.… Continue reading The Art of Letting Go

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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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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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Amazing Pregnancy Lessons for #2 from a Mom of 5

My first pregnancy was perfect. My labor experience came straight out of a text book.  My delivery was a breeze.  Because I did what I was supposed to and everything came out fine, I thought, "Ehhh, I can let go a little bit."   My first indulgence was drinking my beloved Coca Cola. Now I… Continue reading Amazing Pregnancy Lessons for #2 from a Mom of 5

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“Bad Moms” Unite

I just watched the movie, "Bad Moms" and found myself totally nodding my head, laughing and telling myself, "I know! That is so right." And I know many other moms could relate, to one of the characters, if not more than one.   I'm even more positive you could see your mom friends in the characters.… Continue reading “Bad Moms” Unite

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Wednesday’s with the Waltons

Enter the Walton house where 5 lovely, rambunctious children will greet you at the door with their laughter, if you’re lucky, or their screams of madness if you come on a bad day. But picture our day at 6am when the kids are waking up, slowly and begrudgingly. The princess somehow found her way to my bed and is stretched out the long way across my bed looking like a cat in a window bathing in sunlight.