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Does Grape Juice Prevent Stomach Flu?

Can the grape juice prevent the stomach flu? While there’s no scientific evidence proving this old wives tale our family has found that grape juice does seem to keep the stomach flu away.

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How to road trip with a newborn this holiday season.

There are affiliate links in this blog post. My son’s first Christmas was the worse Christmas I ever had. He was less than eight weeks old, nursing every hour and a half and I was far away from my family. I also was a novice breastfeeder and he had a terrible latch; the two of […]

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3 Ways to tell if your child has Hand Foot Mouth Disease or Herpes Simplex Virus 1

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. 3 Ways to Tell if Your Child has Hand Foot Mouth Disease or Herpes Simplex Virus 1 Before I tell you this story […]

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Updated – SheFit Review One Year Later

FINALLY! A sports bra for us well-endowed gals! I tried out the SheFit Ultimate Sports Bra and put it to the test – sprints, burpees, clean & presses, box jumps…okay you get the picture. I am impressed and you will be too. Full disclosure, I was sent these bras in exchange for my opinion, which […]

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100 Positive Affirmations for Every Mom

Mom guilt is real; about as real as the back in my lower back from childbirth. I love my children but let’s be honest, it’s rare that they affirm me on a daily basis. It’s time we pull ourselves up by the bootstraps, Moms, and look in the mirror and repeat these positive affirmations for […]

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Encouragement Motherhood

Help me remember that I am still the woman you fell in love with.

Featured on Huffington Post Parents and Good News. You may not realize this, but I finish most days feeling like an emotional punching bag for our tween, a complete life-ruiner to our five-year-old because I made him clean up his Lego mess and a literal punching bag to our dear toddler who is going through that […]

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Encouragement Motherhood

Letting go does not get any easier the older your child gets.

These two girls. In Kindergarten, the oldest one cried everyday until November. Sending her to school broke my heart but I had to stand strong for her. I couldn’t show her that a little part of me would love for her to stay home with me always. It was so hard to not crack as […]

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Xfinity xFi – Why moms need it for their sanity

 I’m partnering with Comcast and Twin Cities Mom Collective for this sponsored post. All opinions are 100% my own. If you had asked me back in February if my kids would be doing school online, in front of a computer, I would’ve told you that you were nuts. It’s no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has […]

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Encouragement health

8 Tips for maintaining a positive work life balance while working from home

With more and more parents working from home than ever before, I’ve heard so many moms stress about how difficult it is to maintain that work life balance they may have found before. It’s no question that working mothers have always had the difficult task of being the nurturer and CEO of their home plus […]

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Inspirational Black Moms to Follow

A lot of these are fellow influencers I know in real life so I have been following them for a long time. I love their voice, the information they share whether it’s the latest fashion trend or a tip on parenthood. There’s a wealth of wisdom, knowledge and inspiration from these Black moms. Black Moms […]