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But Moms Can’t Make Mistakes!

This is hard for me to admit, but I made a mistake this week. I know, I know. Moms are supposed to be perfect. If we're not perfect, we certainly shouldn't be admitting to making mistakes. We should at least live in a world where moms can be perceived as perfect. Shockingly, I'm not. I'm… Continue reading But Moms Can’t Make Mistakes!

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Little Land Play Gym Is Buda’s Kid Hot Spot

Hello, Austin, TX! I don't usually write reviews of places I take my child, mostly because I haven't fallen in love with any place enough to leave the rantings and ravings typical for this blog. I have to tell you, Little Land Play Gym Buda is an outstanding place for kids of all ages. Not only that,… Continue reading Little Land Play Gym Is Buda’s Kid Hot Spot

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Why My Husband is Great–And Why Yours Should Be, Too

Hello, Ladies and Gents. Look at this handsome man: That's my husband. I know what you're thinking-- who is that good looking woman next to him? Just kidding. I know everyone's thinking how amazingly attractive he is. Not to rub it in, but he's an even more amazing father and husband. You see, my husband… Continue reading Why My Husband is Great–And Why Yours Should Be, Too

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Things Not To Say To A Mom

I was having a long, wonderful conversation with my friend, writer of Raw Uncensored Mom  , (someone you should totally follow, by the way) about the ridiculously crazy things people think it’s okay to say to a mom. Let’s discuss: 1. When’s number two (or three, or whatever number you’re on) going to be here? Stop. Asking.… Continue reading Things Not To Say To A Mom

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Throwing Your Child’s First Birthday

We just celebrated my daughter's first birthday! I cannot believe it. She's one. What a whirlwind of a year. From horrible experiences at daycare to awesome daycare experiences, difficulties breastfeeding to fights on social media, it's been a fantastic year with my darling daughter. We just threw her first birthday and it was amazing, tiresome, and… Continue reading Throwing Your Child’s First Birthday

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Raising a Daughter in a Slut-Shaming Society

Here's I'm a Horrible Mom, jumping on the bandwagon and talking about what's heavy in the news. You know what, though? It needs to be talked about. When I was in school, I had a friend who disclosed to us that she had had sex with her boyfriend. One time.  This was not super rare-- a… Continue reading Raising a Daughter in a Slut-Shaming Society

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Competitive Moms vs Moms Who Just Want to Do Their Own Thing

The beauty of belonging to a mom's group or having friends who are moms is that they feel your pain. Oh, you can't go out for brunch like y'all had planned because your little angel is throwing a tantrum, pooped all over themselves, and needs a bath? No worries, Ma. I got you covered. We'll… Continue reading Competitive Moms vs Moms Who Just Want to Do Their Own Thing