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Tag: busy mom

How makeup makes me a better mom

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I'm a mom. Why bother with makeup? I’ve never been particularly gifted at self-beautification. Imagine one of those meticulously coiffed hairdressers who work the chairs...

“Splurges” That Help Me Be A Better Mom

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As a mom of four kids under 12, time is at a premium. No matter how much I lean in, I’ve learned a tough...

Parenting Without Patience: A Lesson in Empathy

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I am the last woman on Earth that has the patience to parent. In truth, I’m awful with big emotions and talking back. I...

The Morning I Tried to Take My Vitamins

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One morning, I was trying to take my vitamins--in the morning--when I’m supposed to. This is what actually happened: As I reached into the fridge...

A toast to all the moms who feel like a hot...

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It's Sunday night and I am a hot mess. The little is all tucked in bed, an hour later than scheduled. There are bottles...

Our Messy House Isn’t the End of the World

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Last month, during two weeks of consecutive travel, I received a message from my landlord that he needed to enter my home to check...

Decluttering with Kids, Is it Even Possible? (Part I)

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For years I struggled with decluttering and getting organized. I would spend so much time finding the perfect place for everything and the perfect containers...

The Marathon to One – A Reflection Letter

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My daughter just turned one. Leading up to her tea party in Wak-One-Da, I could not help but to reflect on the marathon journey...

Moving with Toddlers – Tips to Keep Your Sanity

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Moving day is always a challenge. Add a toddler into the mix, and you’ve got a glorified circus on your hands. Having moved with...

My Big Family Isn’t a Nightmare:: How Your Words Affect My...

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When we go out as a family, we rarely make it more than a few minutes without attracting the attention of strangers. With a...