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21 Ways to Make Time for Yourself as a Mom

Finding Time for Yourself

Remember the old saying, “You can’t pour from an empty cup?” We all know there is a lot of truth behind this analogy.  But sometimes as moms, we think we’re an exception to the rule.  Making time for yourself is last on the list. We are moms for goodness sake. We were made for the grind, the busy days and long nights, right? No! While I absolutely believe moms are made with a superhuman unexplainable strength, I also believe we have limits.…

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When Your Plan Doesn’t Go As Planned

Pregnancy Plan

Knowing full well baby #3 would be our last, I had so many plans for this pregnancy.  Our life has changed a lot between baby #1 and baby #3.  I no longer work outside the home, my husband advanced his career, we moved to a new state and we finally truly feel settled. So many changes!  My “plans” for baby #3 consisted of: a well-balanced diet, a daily fitness routine, and checking off so many goals for my blog before…

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Just Book the Trip

Beach Vacation

We just returned from our annual summer vacation a couple of weeks ago and it was nothing short of great…exhausting…fulfilling…tiring…all in the same vein.  Vacationing with kids is no joke, and often times we come home feeling like we need a vacation from our vacation. But, it’s the best type of exhaustion. There are so many reasons, I am a huge believer in family vacations, and why I encourage you, to just book the trip… I was recently at the pool,…

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10 Ways to Balance Reality with Kids Summer Break

Kids and Summer

Now that we have entered the school age years, I want to be so intentional with the time we have and make the most of summer break. I often set these high expectations, because I want it to be the best summer ever! While this is great, there is also the reality side where you still have to work, the house still needs to be cleaned, laundry needs to be done, and oh yes, money doesn’t grow on trees. So…

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What I’m Learning About Motherhood

Mothers Day

I struggled with where to take this post for quite awhile.  Do I give a Mother’s Day boost, letting you know how amazing you mamas are, (which is so true), do I give some advice, do I talk about the celebration for some, yet pain for others, when approaching this holiday?  I typed and deleted several times over.  Then I started to think about my own experiences as a mom and what I’m learning about motherhood.  I let my thoughts…

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