As a new mom, your life is basically a rollercoaster of every emotion known to humankind. One hour can be full of laughter and incomparable joy, the next tears, and sheer terror. It can be hard to get good sleep, trust me, I know. But you need to get better sleep! How to Get Better…

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Fun Things To Do Over Spring Break in Houston, Texas

Raise your hand if the idea of your kids being home from school for a week is terrifying. I’m right there with you, mama. That’s why I have a plan full of fun things to do over spring break in Houston, Texas. Fun Things To Do Over Spring Break in Houston, Texas Next week Smalls…

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The Mom Conference

If you haven’t figured it out by now, I wear a lot of hats. I’m not talking about the “wear on your head” kind (though I do that too!), but I juggle a lot day-to-day. I’m an employee, a wife, a business owner, a derby girl, a chef, and a mom. Every aspect of my…

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It's Okay To Be A Regular Organic Mom

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sprout Organic Foods for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Parenting is hard, y’all. As a mom, I’m expected to do everything from volunteering for the PTA to making our own baby food. Not to mention that I work full time, keep the house…

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Would making over your evenings (and mornings) help your sanity? Find out how it helped me!

I don’t know about you, but it feels like I blinked and summer is almost over. And to be honest, I’m equal parts elated and terrified. I love the freedom that comes with summer – no schedule, sleeping in, staying up later, hopping from park to splash pad to pool. But after a while, that…

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The Benefits Of Breastfeeding

The decision to breastfeed is always a choice that you have to make. If you decide that you like to breastfeed then you should know some of the tips that will allow you to do it naturally. There are a lot of people who have strong beliefs about breastfeeding and the wide array of benefits…

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To the mom with medically complicated kids...

I see you. And I know that you’re struggling today. Being the parent of a medically complicated child is not something we choose, normally. I know that you spent last night going through your planner, your phone, and leaving messages for the doctor to find out if your kid can eat or should take their…

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4 Scale-Free Ways To Measure Your Health

Part of the Whole 30 is putting up your scale…for a month. Now, you can weigh yourself before and after, but not during. And you know what? The thought terrifies me. And that’s a problem, y’all. I shouldn’t have a panic attack about not weighing myself for 30 days, but I’m having nightmares. That alone tells…

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dear new mom

Dear New and Exhausted Mom, Hi there. I’ve been a new mom, twice. And while my babies are amazing, being a new mom is definitely NOT what I thought it would be. There are some things that I REALLY wish that I’d known going in. The fact is, no one is completely prepared for the…

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ultimate bundle

Do you sometimes feel like you’re a zookeeper? Maybe you feel this way all.the.time? I get it. I’m sure you’ve heard “not my circus, not my monkeys”…except this is your circus. And if you’re like me, you’re the “ring mommy”. And what a job it is! I didn’t have illusions of glamor, but all the laundry, diapers, stretch…

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