To the mom who is sitting alone at home, nursing that sweet baby. Feeling isolated and alone. Who feels dirty and gross as she has not had a decent shower in days. Who is feeling overwhelmed by the amount of housework that needs to be done. Who is emotionally overwhelmed by hormones, and the lack of sleep. To that mom- I promise it gets better.
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It’s that time of year again… MOTHER’S DAY and spring is just around the corner! Mother’s Day is known for bad gifts. Kids make these macaroni noddle necklaces, and popsicles sticks picture frames. Here are gifts moms (and grandmas) will want to receive. There are five gifts you can make for under five dollars, that you can make with the kids.
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My husband and I recently came back from a vacation, just the two of us. I sat at the airport scrolling through the photos of the week, trying to pick my favorites to post to social media. I looked at the countless photos of us relaxing by the pool, us smiling at the camera, fancy dinners, and shopping trips. I started to realize that there were some photos missing. These photos did not tell the whole story from the trip.
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My husband and I knew we had to getaway for a while, regroup and reconnect. When you have two young kids it can be hard on a marriage. However, living on one income can be hard too. As a stay at home mom, I knew that if we were going to be able to afford to getaway together we would have to get creative with our budget. Here are few ways you can set a little money aside every week for a special couple’s getaway with your main squeeze.
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When you travel to Las Vegas, it can be overwhelming the first time! It can be an expensive city! However, there are a few hacks to enjoy your trip, keep your check book in line, and get the most out of your trip!
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He nestles in my arms, burrowing his body into that prefect spot. His head resting in the nook of my arm, and his little boy body resting on my lap. His sweet little voice asks for my hand. We sit there rocking, just snuggling, holding hands. He is my little snuggler, my little buddy.
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This morning we wondered the aisles of Toys R Us for one last time. I was overwhelmed by the memories I had within this retailer’s walls. How our world was going to change now that they were closing their doors forever.
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It’s 3am. The house is dark, the world has shut down for the night. Maybe you’re up nursing that baby by the low glow of the night light. Maybe you’re in bed cursing your husbands snoring, awaking you from your much-needed slumber. Maybe the world just seems like too much and your just too overwhelmed to sleep. No matter what, that 3am friend is there.
We all have that friend, (if you don’t, you need one!) that we can message, text, or call at all hours of the night. Who no matter what they will be there for you.
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Like any mom I am always searching for a good deal or something to make my busy life as a mom of two toddlers easier. I have complied a list of just a few of my favorite things, things I use daily. These are all things that make me feel more put together, when I walk out the door. Things that keep me more organized or save me from loosing my mind.
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When you lose a loved one, you look for signs from them everywhere. Every singing bird, every ray of sunshine, every penny you find on the ground. You wonder, is it them? You want a sign that they are still looking over you. That a little part of them is still here with you.
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