The One Question You Should Never Ask a New Mom

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Picture it. You’re a first-time mother out in public with your baby. You’re still in that stage where you’re paranoid you didn’t bring everything in the diaper bag and are wondering if your baby is going to behave or cry up a storm. Then, someone asks you, “Is he/she a good baby?”

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Dear Military Spouse: Don’t be a Rank Skank

IMG_8504.PNGRecently, I took Jack to the park on post near our house to swing on the baby swings and enjoy a warm spring day. That’s where I overheard the most absurd statement I’d ever heard uttered from a military spouse.

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To My Son on His First Birthday

 

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To the beautiful boy who gave me the gift of motherhood.

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Life Lately

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Hiiiii everyone. If you haven’t noticed, my blog posts have been quite sparse lately. It’s not that I’ve forgotten about it or lost interest, I’ve just prioritized my family and in particular, my lively little boy.

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Reintegrating Our Military Family

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Hey everyone! A quick post to give you an update with what is happening on the home front lately. Michael is home and my heart is bursting with joy!

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8 Ways to Make Indoor Activities Fun and Educational

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“I’m boooooored.” If you have kids you hear this CONSTANTLY even though your kid may literally be surrounded by a dozen or so toys strewn about. I was infamous for doing this as a kid! Normally, it’s easily solved when you boot them outside for some fresh air and to run off some energy (and get moment of quiet for you) but when you can’t due to the weather, then what? Instead of plopping them in front of the TV or tablet, give one of these ideas a go to put a spin on everyday activities and sneak in some education too!

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