When Your Family’s Game Plan Is Changed Because Of A Special Needs Child

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Competitive. If there is one word that describes our family, it would be competitive. My years of motherhood have experienced more sweaty clothes, balls, sport shoes and practices. The talk around the table seems to always bring up sports. So…why wouldn’t deciding the size of your family have a little opposition? We thought we had… 

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Exploring The Vitamin Shoppe

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Over the past few months I’ve made a 180 when it comes to nutrition, and I’m now constantly on the lookout for ways I can incorporate healthy nutrients into my family. I was absolutely thrilled when I was selected for a FitFluential campaign with The Vitamin Shoppe. They gave me a $100 gift card and… 

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I’m A Boy Mom, And This Is How I Hope They Love “Her”

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  Please love her like your Daddy loves me. As I’m writing this you boys are 4 and almost 2. We are still in the thick of diapers, sippy cups, naps, and tantrums. Both of you are interested mainly in trains, trucks, and dirt. The most important girl in your life right now is me,… 

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Introducing: MMT Academy

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  Three and a half years ago I had my first baby, and decided to leave my full time job as an event planner to become a stay at home mom. I’ve never regretted my decision. I love being at home to witness the tiniest milestones and the big emotions that are part of the… 

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The One Thing I Never Leave Home Without

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If you asked me five years ago if I’d ever leave the house without my purse I would have thought you were crazy. Then I had kids. And I learned that the diaper bag trumps the purse any day of the week. When I’m looking for a diaper bag, I want it to be fashionable…. 

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What I Pray My Daughter Always Remembers

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Most of us don’t have memories from when we were little. I think most of my memories from the time before I was 10 years old are only because of pictures and home videos. There have been times since having my daughter that I’m thankful she won’t remember these first couples weeks, months, years, etc. … 

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Tips & Tricks For Dressing Kids On A Budget

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When I had my first baby, I had a closet FULL of clothes for him. Some were from baby showers and the rest were hand-me-downs. I don’t think I purchased a single item of clothing for him until he was around a year old. We didn’t have lots of extra money to spend on clothes, so… 

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Celebrating My First Momiversary

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We recently celebrated a big day in our household.  Our baby girl turned one.  I constantly wonder where time has gone.  This feisty, silly, loving little girl has changed my life in ways I never imagined.  This is why I celebrated two milestones that day. I also celebrated the anniversary of becoming a mother. I read somewhere that women… 

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Drive-In Movie Night For Toddlers + A Cozy Coupe Giveaway

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UPDATE: Winner of the Cozy Coupe giveaway is Jocelyn Griner! Jocelyn, check your inbox for an email from me! Thank to ALL who entered!  I have four kids under four, and it feels like we’ve been doing the SAME thing ALL WINTER. Spring is sort of  here in Minnesota, but not really. So we’re still… 

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When Holidays Aren’t Picture Perfect

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I woke up with the best intentions to get my kids dressed in adorable Easter outfits so we could walk into church looking our absolute best for Jesus. And let’s be honest, so I could post a cute Instagram picture. Then everybody woke up and one by one, each made their own desires and wishes… 

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