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Colds and flu and Coronavirus, oh my!

Colds and flu and Coronavirus, oh my!

“Wash your hands. Mom said so”  As if cold and flu season isn’t hectic enough. What an interesting turn of events the U.S. (and really, the world) has seen over the last few weeks. Every email, text string, news headline, social media post, etc is READ MORE

Spoiler-free Review: “Where the Crawdads Sing”

Spoiler-free Review: “Where the Crawdads Sing”

This post contains Amazon affiliate links This is a spoiler-free review of one of Reese Witherspoon’s book club books: Where the Crawdads Sing I recently finished reading this novel in preparation for attending my next book club meeting (shout out to GOCR). I have to READ MORE

Don’t call CPS….I’m just a mom of a toddler

Don’t call CPS….I’m just a mom of a toddler

“Having a two-year-old is like having a blender without a lid” – Jerry Seinfeld Holy s*it, y’all. I thought I dealt with some epic tantrums with Jaxson before, but today’s tantrum wins first place. Morning Routine The mornings always start out relatively rough with my READ MORE

The 5 love languages: How do you receive love?

The 5 love languages: How do you receive love?

“Listen with ears of tolerance. See through the eyes of compassion. Speak with the language of love” -Rumi The 5 love languages. We hear it referenced often, but how many of us actually know about it and apply it to our relationships? Now that Valentine’s READ MORE

Mom-ku #008

Mom-ku #008

#FirstWorldToddlerProblems

Out of office: Mental health day

Out of office: Mental health day

“To be healthy as a whole, mental wellness plays a role” -Unknown Recently I took a “mental health day” from work. Sometimes you just need that. It doesn’t matter if you’re a parent or not, it’s needed. Things have been crazy at work – crazier READ MORE

Mom-ku #007

Mom-ku #007

#OverworkedUnderpaid

Adventures in co-sleeping

Adventures in co-sleeping

“Sleeping with a toddler is like sharing your bed with a drunk octopus looking for its car keys” – Unknown Ever since I became a mom, people often ask me if I let my kids sleep in my bed. The short answer is yes – READ MORE