I AM A MOM OF TWO YOUNG KIDS: CUT ME A BREAK

 

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My world right now consists of the sound of tiny feet running across my kitchen floor, the endless train of snacks, and the busy bushel of activity. I’m a mom of two young kids. We live our life around meals and nap time. We are full of energy and activity.

Over the course of the last week, I have felt that so many people around me have forgotten what those days are like. The burn out I experience, the never-ending challenges I face, and the pure fact that I’m trying by best.

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Our Wedding Day: The Royal Disaster

Our Wedding Day_ The Royal Disaster

It’s that time of year. Wedding bells are ringing in the air. Brides are gearing up for their big day, and the wedding invites are arriving to your mail box by the masses.

Every girl dreams of her magical day, the picture prefect day where she is a princess. We plan for months, we work so hard to have everything just perfect. I am here to tell you; your day is not going to be perfect. Things, they will go wrong.

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Marvelous Mama- Ashli Brehm

Marvelous Mama- Ashli Brehm

 

When I think of Ashli, I think of that wild mama dancing in her kitchen sporting a one-piece pajamas singing at the top of her lungs. Her infectious laugh that causes you to smile no matter the morning you have endured.

That is Ashli Brehm, a high energy ball of smiles and goodness.

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Five Ways To Keep Your Marriage Alive When You Have Small Kids

 

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Having young kids can put a real strain on a marriage. It’s the hardest time of your life, when you have tiny people running around eating up all of energy and attention.

Anyone who knows me, knows I should not be talking. There are times I love my husband but I strongly dislike him for walking over that pile of laundry that needs to be folded, or for not loading the dish washer. However, we are a team. We make it work, we work together for the most part.

When you have young kids, its all about finding those little moments to show love and support for each other. Its not about long romantic walks, fancy four-star dinners, or little boxes filled with jewelry. Its about the basics.

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Making Memories Not Messes

Making Memories Not Messes

When I look around my house, I breath in the clutter. I take in the puzzle pieces covering my dusty hard wood floors. The cast of Paw Patrol napping on the couch. This mis-matched doll outfits thrown across the rug. The big bright yellow tractors that are hauling random plastic play food to market. I see the sprinkling of glitter and now dried glue covering my kitchen table, and small bits of play dough on the floor beneath.  I breath it in, I smile. What I see are memories, not messes.

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Motherhood Fear: Will I Be Enough

 

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I remember that moment like it was yesterday. I sat there, my phone in one hand, my other hand resting on my 37-week round belly. It had come time to make this call, it had been coming for a while but I had been putting it off. There was no putting it off anymore, this baby was coming soon and I had had to make the call.

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