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The 4 P’s of Prematurity

Last year at this time my husband and I joined a distinct group few voluntarily join. We became preemie parents, more accurately micro-preemie parents, welcoming our daughter into the world fifteen weeks ahead of her due date. As her first birthday nears, I find myself turning inward, contemplating all that has transpired for our family […]

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BodyArmor: Hydration For The Whole Family {Sponsored Post}

We have partnered with BodyArmor™ to introduce you to their new line of hydration beverages. While this post is sponsored, all opinions are 100% our own. We are quickly becoming a soccer family. This year, our oldest has actually played year-round, which means a lot of time at the fields – both indoor and outdoor. […]

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Lunch Away with Eatpakd Today!

{Disclaimer: We have partnered together with EatPakd to bring you this sponsored post.} We had so much fun hosting a social influencer event for EatPakd at InnerActive Indoor Playground. Moms and families were able to try out EatPakd’s different food options and learn more about this new business that is a life-hack that ALL moms […]

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You Know, the Martyr Dies (On Self-Fulfillment)

{Photo credit: Anna Lygocki Photography} I love strategizing how to get to yes, and I love saying “yes” even when I’m saying “no.” I am very good at saying “yes.” I hate the obvious label, “people-pleaser.” Innately, my goal is harmony, and many times, compromising, or saying “yes,” gets me there.  I’ve also learned that the […]

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Hummingbird: New Ear Tubes Option {Sponsored Post}

We have partnered with Fairview Health Services to bring you a first-person account of the all-new Hummingbird ear tube device. While this post is sponsored, all experiences and opinions are 100% our own. After multiple ear infections in a short period of time, we were asked to look into putting ear tubes in for one of […]

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What I Learned About Mommy Wars by Running a 5K

Technically it was a 6K. And while that doesn’t matter in the purpose of this post, it certainly matters if you’re running and not a “runner.” That extra half mile-ish feels like you’re wearing lead shoes and a 1900s-era corset around your lungs. “Where the $%^@ is the finish line?!” I’ve done quite a few 5Ks […]

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