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Hi Moms! This is a place where you can read more about what is happening during our week. We would love for you to leave comments to tell us how your week is going or to share any of your crazy mom life moments. We can’t wait to hear from you. Have a great week and stay positive; you can do this mama!

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My Postpartum Psychosis Experience

March 3, 2020

I married my high school sweetheart when I was 20 years old. Three years later, I gave birth to our first-born daughter. I instantly fell in love with being a mom, but I struggled to find a good work-life balance. At the time of her birth, I was in my last semester of college and about to start student teaching. I was determined to make it work, no matter what it looked like. I even brought my two month old…

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March Lunchbox Notes: Freebie Friday

February 28, 2020

March is almost here! Which means it’s time for your March lunchbox notes for your kids. Print off these notes and cut one out for every day. We have created one for every school day in March. Pack it in your child’s lunch to remind him you love him and to give him a little encouragement each day. Many days my mom would stick a short note in my lunch and it always brightened my day! It’s the little things…

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Favorite Taco Soup Recipe: Quick and Delicious

February 27, 2020

Taco soup is one of my staple meals during the winter. I love how quick it is in my Instant Pot and that everyone in my family will eat it without any whining; I call that a major win! This taco soup recipe is packed with delicious flavors and healthy ingredients. Add this recipe to your menu this week and it is sure to be a hit with the whole family! Ingredients Ground Hamburger Corn Chili Beans Black Beans Tomato…

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Weekly Meal Planner: Freebie Friday

February 21, 2020

Weekly Meal Planner and Shopping List It’s five o’clock, the kids are whining that they are hungry, and you are standing at the refrigerator trying to figure what you can make with a can of corn, 2 chicken breasts, and a little bit of ketchup… Sound familiar? In case you missed Katie’s post giving great tips for meal planning, it was awesome, and you can read that here! Sticking with our meal planning theme this week for Freebie Friday we…

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DOORDASH: The Solution to Your Pregnancy Cravings ($5 Off Coupon + Free Delivery)

February 19, 2020

Are you pregnant? Are you experiencing intense pregnancy cravings? Maybe you are craving a steaming bowl of ramen at 10:30am in the morning or a strawberry milkshake at 11pm at night. Maybe it’s a fried bologna sandwich with a side of coleslaw for lunch or a soft pretzel with cheese for dinner. Ten years ago, when women had pregnancy cravings like these we had to either ignore them, go get them ourselves or send our husbands to go get them…

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Encouraged Mama: Meal Planning

February 18, 2020

So let’s talk about meal planning for a few minutes. It’s probably one of the most stressful things we have to do as moms, am I right? Maybe you love doing it, but in my household meal planning is a lot of work for me. I have many different food intolerances to deal with (both my kids have dairy and gluten issues), my husband is a picky eater ( I swear food is a love language to him) and then…

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Kid’s Praise Music: Freebie Friday Playlist

February 14, 2020

Happy Valentine’s Day and Freebie Friday! We love giving you guys free things! Today we have two freebies for you: a kid’s praise music playlist and a Valentine’s Day I Spy game! We love music, dance parties, and lots of loud singing in my family. Honestly, our dance parties can get a little out of control… With five kids I guess that is expected, right?! I love finding music that is safe for us to jam to and can help…

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Strawberry Cream Pie: The Perfect Valentine’s Day Treat

February 12, 2020

If you were trying to think of a special treat you could make for your whole family this Valentine’s Day, then I have just the recipe for you. This strawberry cream pie is a delicious dessert that hits the spot every time. It’s not too rich but it has a decadent strawberry flavor that your family will love. The best part is, it takes just twenty minutes to prep and involves no cooking! It would be hard to make this…

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18 Awesome Teething Remedies for Babies and Toddlers

February 11, 2020

Teething babies and toddlers can be absolutely miserable, leading to sleepless nights and very rough days for baby and mommy. Don’t panic though, I am going to walk you through how to soothe and comfort your baby’s teething pain while helping you survive as well. Here are the best teething remedies for babies and toddlers and teething hacks to help your little one bounce back and provide teething relief. If you are wondering if your child is suffering from teething…

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3 Quick and Healthy Lunches for Moms

February 8, 2020

Lunchtime is the one meal of the day I most often skip as a mom. After corraling the kids into their high chairs, getting bibs on, filling their plates full of food all cut up into little chunks, finding their waters, getting them the right silverware etc etc. I just don’t ever feel like I have the time to actually sit and eat anything myself. Let’s be real, the moment we as moms sit down to eat anyway, someone immediately…

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