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5 Gifts I Always Give to New Moms

I feel like one of the perks of becoming a mother was that I gained all this wisdom (through plenty of trials and tribulations) about weeding out the fluff kiddo products from the ones that are life-changing! There's nothing more fun than buying baby gifts for new moms that may evoke tepid reactions initially but… Continue reading 5 Gifts I Always Give to New Moms

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Natural Asthma Remedies to Ease Symptoms of a Flare-up

Last week, as I was having the best day ever (because my piece was published on Scary Mommy), my little one got sick. My boys both have asthma and their symptoms seem to worsen anytime there's an onset of even the slightest of colds. Short of keeping them in a bubble, I do everything I… Continue reading Natural Asthma Remedies to Ease Symptoms of a Flare-up

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He has a system…

Lately, Auzi likes to spend hours arranging & lining up his beloved cars--making his OCD-prone mama so proud.

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Around the world in 80 clicks (..or for the love of the boy)

So the fabulous mama jammie tagged me to list the 5 best things about motherhood. what a great day for this b/c i am just heedy in love with Auzan right now...it's immensely fulfilling as i've finally figured out ways to be myself and a mother over the last 11.5 months. So here goes.. 1)… Continue reading Around the world in 80 clicks (..or for the love of the boy)

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weekend pictures

Auzan has started this adorable little Episcopilian school near our house and it's been great for him.  There are 3 fabulous teachers and Auzi is only going 2 days a week for 5 hours each and seems to really enjoy the play time and activities and reading circle and especially painting! Last week they had… Continue reading weekend pictures

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all over the place…

literally...this post will be all over the place...i have so much to update and very little battery time on my laptop...i hate making it bulleted but it's how i roll at 30! 🙂 Hurricane Ike: We finally got power after 9 painfully long days & I'm thrilled, absolutely THRILLED to be back home. We sustained minimal damage… Continue reading all over the place…

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the wonder of it all…or quote, #6

The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle. - Anais Nin