Tag: Mom Life

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What did my Son teach me before bed last night?

Bedtime is the best and WORST part of motherhood. I love the snuggles and kisses before bed. I love telling my boys how much they mean to me and how much I love them. BUT sometimes if we have had a late night there is nothing more I want then for them to just GO…




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Keeping Focused Like A Mother Fucker

“I’ve had successes and rejections all along the way and I will continue to do so. Acceptances and rejections don’t define me. My job is to simply keep doing the work. Like — well, you know — a motherfucker.” –Cheryl Strayed ⚡️⚡️⚡️ I get asked all the time how I stay focused to do the…




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Just a Woman who decided to GO FOR IT

I left home at 17 for college and never returned to my hometown of Boise, Idaho. I got my degree in Marketing from Utah State University in 3 years but took 6 months to teach English to children in Siberia. Ufa, Russia I graduated college and moved to Chicago with my then husband to fulfill…




Don’t forget about us Single Moms

The biggest struggle I hear from Single Moms is the isolation factor. We are suddenly in a tribe by ourselves. We used to do couple activities with friends and also as families with our kids. Everything has changed now. One thing we want everyone to realize is that We are STILL a family.  It may…




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Mom Life: In our Family we Talk about Sadness

Last night I read something that crippled me with sadness. “I can’t fall apart” I kept saying to myself. I have two hungry boys to feed and get off to bed. So that was my mantra and just as us Mom’s do, I kept on going with a smile on my face, knowing I could…




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Mom Life: Be the Fastest to..

This morning these little munchkins were telling me all about how FAST they were. I’m the fastest at math packets in my class. I’m the FASTEST runner in gym. I’m the fastest to read in school. I’m the fastest to the goal at soccer. While I know this is a little boy thing and they…




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Mom Life: Mom’s Shouldn’t be Allowed to get SICK!

Does anyone remember the Sex and the City episode where Samantha get super sick and feels like the world is ending. Carrie even rushes to her aid and she still is hysterical and the strong, independent woman that she is suddenly gets forgotten and she turns into a blubbering woman? HA! I ALWAYS think of…




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