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25 Ways My Life in College is Exactly as My Life as a Mom

life in college is like life as a mom

It’s been five years since I graduated college. In five short years, I am gainfully employed, got married, adopted a fur baby, had a human baby, moved across the Pacific ocean and back again, started this blog. That’s a lot to pack into a short amount of time. As I look back my days of […] Read more…

7 Easy Ways to Get Your Kid to Eat Everything

Get your kid to eat everything

Junior took to solid foods very easily. As he is getting older, I noticed that he is already developing likes (cheerios and squash!) and dislikes (peas). I swore to myself that I would try to prevent raising a picky eater so I’m serving him all sorts of food and offering a lot of praise when […] Read more…

20 Must-Dos When Baby Proofing Your House

baby proofing

Junior is moving and shaking all over the house now. I never noticed how dangerous my house was for babies until… well, I had a baby. (I also never knew how dirty my house was before babies but that’s another subject) Aside from putting him in a giant bubble, I needed to baby proof the […] Read more…

36 Rules for Life With A New Baby and a Deployed Husband

rules for life baby deploy (1)

Husband deployed 4 months after our baby was born. He was gone for 7 LOOOOONG months. That was a rough time to say the least. If you know my delivery story, then you know I was a probable candidate for postpartum depression. In retrospect, I probably DID have it and should have sought counseling. It […] Read more…

Working Moms Hate This Phone Number

hate this phone number

Working Moms know this phone number by heart. As you see it pop up on your smartphone, a giant weight falls over you. Should you pick it up? Or let it go to voicemail? Once you see this phone number, the amount dread and anxiety that comes over stops you in your tracks. The phone […] Read more…