Guess what, my thighs jiggle when I run. Yep. They do. And I don’t care. I run for me.
Guess what. I am not a professional runner. Maybe a professional toddler chaser, but not a professional runner. I am not going to win any races, or set any land speed records. Some days I huff out 14-minute miles as I push a double stroller with two preschoolers snoozing inside. I just breath in the peace and quiet- taking a moment to gather my thoughts. Other days I race to keep up with the dog, sprinting full speed. Feeling the burn in my legs and chest- which oddly feels so good and exactly what I need in that moment.
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Here are just a few ways you can spread kindness daily to people around you. Let’s spread kindness like glitter this week. You never know how a simple act can have such a massive impact on ones life!
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My daughter recently reminded me that its time – the leaves are falling, there is a crispness in the air, and big fuzzy sweaters are back in fashion. She reminded me it was fall.
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It’s been seven days. Seven days, since I held your paw as you took your last breath. Seven days since I felt your body go limp in my arms.
I held you like I did so many times before.
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As a stay-at-home mom I know I am contributing to the family in a way. However, there are times I wish I could help bring in some extra “fun money”. I don’t think there is a mom out there that would turn down some extra cash- whether it’s to take the kids to the zoo, to skip making dinner and eat out for a night, or a fun family vacation. That extra cash can be handy.
Here are a few creative ways that moms can make some extra cash from home or doing what they would normally be doing away!
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We recently took our first flight with two kids (four and under). I have to say I was worried- ok more terrified about flying with two young kids. However, it was smooth sailing!! Here are a few things that we did to keep things stress free and relaxing!!
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If you have followed me for any amount of time you know- MY KIDS NEVER SLEEP! However, I do enforce a quiet time after lunch. These allows them to relax and let their little minds rest. Plus, it allows mom to make phone calls and get some work done.
So, in an effort to encourage them to relax I have created “quiet time boxes”. I rotate these boxes every day and they get a box after lunch with an activity they have to do in their bed or room.
Here are the boxes I have made for my preschooler:
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