Written on Jun, 15, 2017 by in , | 1 Comment.
school year

Dear School Year, Listen, we need to talk. I think it’s time for us to take a break. It’s not you! It’s me. I love you, and you know that. I love how you take my kids for seven hours a day, five days a week. You answer their infinite number of questions so I can get a little break. …

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inner struggle

When you become a Mother, your life becomes one continuous inner struggle. The day I brought my first child home from the hospital, I found my mind constantly being pulled in two directions, which I suppose I should have seen coming. I knew for nine months that I would be caring for another human life in addition to my own; it’s …

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mom hypocritical oath

This article was first published by Sarah Jean here on Suburban Misfit Mom. I,  (insert name here) , hereby, do solemnly swear that from this day forward, I will be the best Mom I can be, when I am able to muster the strength and energy to do so. All of the other times, I pledge to be a total hypocrite …

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Written on Apr, 25, 2017 by in | 2 Comments.
adult

When you become a parent, your transition to becoming a full-fledged adult speeds up a quite a bit. But whether you have children or not, by the time you hit your mid-thirties (at the latest) there are certain things you may find yourself doing that will make you realize you have officially arrived in adulthood, and you are here to …

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Written on Apr, 11, 2017 by in , , | 3 Comments.
PTA Mom

I know what you must be thinking – this is going to be one of those posts where I’m about to rip into the PTA Mom who gives all of her time to organizing fundraisers for her kid’s school. How I’m a real, live person, separate from my children, and everything I do doesn’t have to revolve around them. Well, …

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Written on Mar, 29, 2017 by in | 6 Comments.
dishes

Keeping a house clean when you have children is no small feat. Of all the things I have to do to keep my house clean, washing the dishes is one of my least favorite. Next to laundry, of course. And sweeping, and cleaning the bathroom, and vacuuming. And we can’t forget dusting. Ugh, dusting is the WORST! Anyway, today we …

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Written on Mar, 20, 2017 by in , | 8 Comments.
decorating

As a Mom, decorating your home can be difficult with the clutter and piles of laundry strewn about. Through much trial and error, I believe that I’ve found a tried-and-true method for actually utilizing the mess to decorate your home. Let’s get decorating! CHILDREN’S TOYS Using your children’s toys is a great way to add color and character to your …

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Written on Mar, 09, 2017 by in , | Leave a comment
breastfeeding

If anyone reading this is pro-exclusive breastfeeding and/or anti-formula, you should probably stop reading now. It’s been over eight years since I had my first child. Breastfeeding was a hot-button topic then, and for reasons beyond my comprehension, it’s still something that is considered controversial and “newsworthy.” Personally, I started breastfeeding my children right away for one main reason – …

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to-do list

I am a big fan of the to-do list. I make one for myself every week. I even write things on it that I’ve already done to make it seem like I’ve accomplished something (and also to remind myself that I did it, and do NOT need to do it again, which sometimes works). Anyway, since children don’t have all that many …

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Written on Feb, 13, 2017 by in | 1 Comment.

I’ve never been a huge fan of Valentine’s Day. Even as a kid, it didn’t interest me. Hearts and love were “girly” and that just wasn’t me. I even didn’t like cards with glitter long before I became a Mom and hating glitter became the “cool” thing to do. Before my kids began any sort of schooling, I never made too …

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