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Soccer Mom Status – Approved {Sponsored by Post Consumer Brands}

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Post Consumer Brands, but as always, all thoughts expressed are 100% my own. I recently finished my daughter Kaialani’s (2) first season of soccer; and I can honestly say I am very excited to begin to instill in her an enthusiasm for soccer and sports! The health benefits from staying […]

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When Motherhood and Anxiety Collide

Motherhood is hard.   Anybody that says it isn’t is clearly mistaken.   But when you add a mental illness to the mix, it’s a hundred times harder. I can attest to that. I’ve struggled with generalized anxiety disorder for years and I thought I finally had it somewhat under control… until I became a […]

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What’s In Your Purse? Mom Edition

Let’s fully acknowledge that safety is paramount for public places. There’s a serious need for inspection and monitoring what enters public places, especially play spaces that serve children. Still, I occasionally cringe as I approach the bag check at theme parks. I’m not trying to pull a fast one and sneak things through the gate. […]

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Celebrating Moms Through Loss

  How are you celebrating that special Mom in your life this Mother’s Day? Breakfast in bed? Extravagant brunch out? Massage certificate? Flowers? Jewelry? How are you hoping to be honored this Mother’s Day? Sleeping in? A day off from wiping butts and cleaning up piles of toys? A day at the beach with no […]

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5 Stages of Mom Stress – And How to Cope

Having a child is like having an extra arm that you have no control over. You think, “Hey! Stop that! I should be able to control you!” Yet there you are completely powerless. People stare at you like, “This woman has no control over her arm. What is wrong with her??” You feel like a […]

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