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Twin Pregnancy

How Twin Pregnancy Taught Me to Face the Unknown

We all know the expression, “A mother worries.”  Motherhood introduces a whole new sense of responsibility and what-ifs when considering all that could happen to our precious children. I consider myself a worrier.  So when I found out last summer that I was pregnant with twins, you could imagine how fast my heart started to […]

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My Infertility Journey

  We spend so much time and energy avoiding  pregnancy that it seems so strange to ever have to make much more of an effort to achieve pregnancy. Achieve pregnancy. That’s the way we phrase it when someone who has been trying to conceive, becomes pregnant. Well for a year and a half I could […]

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How I Began to Actually Enjoy Night Feedings

Yes, you read that right, I actually enjoy night feedings. But this was not always the case. With my first child, it was all so new and overwhelming. I slept on the couch after my daughter was born so that my husband could get a good nights sleep before going to work each day while […]

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How to Keep Toddlers Busy on Airplanes

School’s out for the summer and it’s time to pack in all of our summer adventures and travel plans. I’m sure the thought of traveling with a toddler gives you anxiety, especially if you’re flying and have to navigate the airport, security, and all of your luggage with a two-year-old. Not to mention trying to […]

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A Letter to my Husband on Father’s Day

To my husband, Not only am I so thankful for you, I really understand what an important influence you have on our family.  Dads approach parenting completely different than moms do.  I think that children receive a completely different set of lenses in which they see the world from each parent. As a mom I am […]

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Father’s Day DIY Succulent Planter

Father’s Day, Mother’s Day … we’re not really big on them in our house as far as buying gifts goes. We prefer to spend that money on traveling, experiences, or things we can use together as a family, such as home renovation projects. But ever since I became a mother two years ago, Mother’s Day has […]

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10 Best Patio Restaurants in Flagstaff

Anyone who knows me knows I LOVE to eat out! As a mom of 3 small kids a lot of my eating out is dominated by Chick Fil A and Café Rio. Don’t get me wrong those places are great; I mean play areas and free quesadillas hold a special place in a momma’s heart! That being […]

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Making Work at Home Work

. If you are one of the people who scored a coveted spot for your kiddo at a pre-school,  I applaud you, however if you are like the masses and stuck on a miles long waiting list then you have probably had to make some career and lifestyle changes.  Our little one will hopefully be […]

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YOU are my Why

Ever since I was in High School, I was one of those people who had a ton of acquaintances – but only a few close friends.  That trend followed me into my college and through post-college life.  My two best friends moved across the country finally landing in Wisconsin and New Hampshire; which was fine because […]

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Swimsuit Shop Round Up!

Summer is upon us, and we all know what that means - swimsuit season! Maybe you've got a family vacation on the calendar coming up, or your kiddo is enrolled in swim lessons. Perhaps you'll be hitting the community pool 3x a week like us! Whatever your summer swim plans, we've got you and your [...]
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