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My husband is a wonderful dad, and I love when people notice how amazing he is at this parenting gig. However, one thing that really annoys me is when people ask if it’s “daddy’s day to babysit”? News flash:...
It is past time that someone says it, so excuse me while I stand on top of my soapbox and scream it from my backyard: "Are you a CHEERLEADER for the other women in this world or are you...
I turned 30 last week. Generally, I’ve been excited about my 30s.  It’s the decade my children will start school and my real stay-at-home mom duties begin. You know, the soccer games and the class trips.  It’s the decade our finances...
On January 3, 2018 I delivered the most perfect, squishy, nine-pound baby boy right here in Baton Rouge, LA while my husband - his father - was protecting America’s freedom in Africa. I’ll let that sink in for a...
Have you ever been that person who was never popular? In school, I always got along with mostly everyone, but I was never in the popular clique. I never looked the part or played the part. And as a mom,...
Let's talk about immigration... The USCIS (U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services) has been the third person in my relationship from the get-go. And let me tell you, it can feel scary even when you've done nothing wrong. I know this seems...
So, what's the enneagram anyway? For those of you who may be unfamiliar, the enneagram test is a personality test. It categorizes people into 9 different types: the reformer, the helper, the achiever, the individualist, the investigator, the loyalist, the...
As we get older, the list of things we recognize have gone underappreciated all our lives keeps growing: coffee, brief moments of silence, sleep, fast metabolism, etc.  When it comes to people we’ve lost, it’s easy to look back on...
It takes a village to raise a child. My entire life I've heard the expression "it takes a village to raise a child." I completely understand it and it's part of everyone's reality to an extent. Villages can be made...
Over the last couple of weeks, we have traded in our girl’s nights of wine, venting about our husbands, and trashy television shows for social distancing, homeschooling, family bike rides, and the occasional Zoom call. Even though we haven’t...
In our house, we love music. Now, I'm not necessarily musically inclined, but my husband enjoys playing guitar and we've always shared music with each other. We have the same taste, and it's always something we've bonded over. We...
As moms, Mother’s Day is always special. Sure, the “one full day of pampering” our homemade coupon promises probably won’t ever happen, but it’s the thought that counts. Personally, my mom is my best friend and ultimate inspiration when it...

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