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Last week I wrote a post all about Mommy Judgment on the internet.  It was pretty well received. But, there was one intriguing comment, from someone who told me I really ought to clean my floors before snapping a picture.  Apparently if my floors aren’t clean, she can’t take me seriously.  (I’d suggest to everyone Read More

Are you perfect? Sometimes I wish I were.  Life would be so much easier!  I’d always know the right thing to say, I’d always be prepared for any situation, I’d be endlessly patient, I’d have all the answers…. Sometimes I act like I have all the answers anyway.  But I don’t. Who’s in the same boat Read More

Is a bucket list really health or wellness?  I think it is. We all spend so much time rushing around, trying to get everything done.  We work a lot.  We go from activity to activity.  Maybe sometimes we need a little less work-and-run, and a little more fun. With that in mind, we’ve created our summer bucket Read More

Image by Amy Garrett Photography New moms are often exhausted, and uncertain.  Babies can cry from hardly at all, to seemingly all the time.  It’s hard on parents when babies cry a lot — we’re programmed to want to fix it and sometimes that’s not so easy.  After the usual changing, feeding, and sleeping have been Read More

When I first started blogging, over 3 1/2 years ago now, I wasn’t prepared for the onslaught of Mommy Judgment I encountered.  When you put something out there, some people think it’s perfectly acceptable to lash out and judge it, sometimes very harshly.  I’ve been told I’m a terrible mother, my kids should be taken Read More

**This post contains affiliate links.** When my first baby was born, I moved through a haze of exhausted uncertainty.  Why was she crying?  What should I do about it?  What about diapers?  What about everything? I decided just two weeks before she was born that I wanted to try out cloth.  I had no idea where Read More

Last week I posted a delicious recipe for Chicken Broccoli Baked Potato Soup.  If you haven’t seen it, go back and look. I reminded you to save the potato skins.  I did!  This is a great way to be frugal in the kitchen, to get two meals out of one set of potatoes.  Scoop the potatoes for Read More

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