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My Top 5 Mom Fails This Summer

Did the RMS Titanic have a cruise director? I don’t know, but if they did, I think I know how they felt when that ship was going down. Something along the lines of, “But…I wanted to do fun things…!” I think about that as I reflect on being on the summer cruise director for my […]

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yoga retreats

5 PNW Yoga Retreats for Moms

Self-care is something that is overlooked as a mama. We tend to take care of everyone else, including the animals, before ourselves. Finding the time to add in a trip to the gym, getting a pedicure, going for a massage or even ordering a glass of wine with friends is often the last priority on […]

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Write It Down: Name Your Goals and Dreams

The third row down on my bookshelf is full of a collection of old journals in many different shapes and sizes. I’ve been writing down my thoughts for years. I fondly remember the summer of ’96 writing teenage poetry while burning incense and listening to Enya. I am glad I still own those journals because […]

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5 Things I Suck At As A Mom

5 Things I Suck At As a Mom

Being a mom is hard. Some things I can manage decently, but then there are other things about momming that I really suck at. Here are my top five mom things I suck at and why: 1. Grocery Shopping As a mom, I find shopping for food and necessities soul crushing. If I have to […]

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fashion

5 Fashion Pieces for Moms

I feel like there should be a store called Forever 39. It would sell chocolate, yoga pants, and Diet Coke. Who really has time for fashion with a busy family?  Right now, you’re probably trying to meal plan, grocery shop, get kids to t-ball practice, and think it’s Thursday when it’s still just Wednesday! You […]

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