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The Potty Race

Potty training is going pretty good with Little Man. He has #1 down pat and tells me when he has to go with 90% accuracy. As for the other 10%? Well, 5% of the time he waits until he can't hold it another minute. He starts crying and jumping up and down like he has… Read More

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Potty Training Boot Camp: Week 1

My husband has a lot of leave built up and he decided to take two weeks off from work. Of course, I had no complaints. I enjoy spending time with my husband and every moment together is precious, especially when we have to deal with deployment rotations. Since my husband was going to be home… Read More

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Celebrating Mommyhood

What does motherhood mean to you? I had my own idea of motherhood growing up. Ladies often shared with me their motherhood experiences, especially when I got pregnant with our son. But nothing they ever told me could prepare me for the duty of motherhood. Being a mom isn’t easy. It’s the hardest job I’ve… Read More

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Letting Go of Good Things…

Everything that is good, isn’t good for you. That’s what I keep telling myself, but I think I finally got it. See, sometimes I tend to over commit myself to things that are good. Here’s a perfect example: Right now, I’m in the middle of taking three classes. What was I thinking about?! So here’s… Read More

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Are Bath Toys Safe For Your Child?

Did you know that your child’s favorite rubber ducky could be a secret hideout for filth and germs? The Today Show is doing a series called Secret Filth Exposed and one of the most recent episodes was called, Rubber ‘Yuckies’ Harbor Secret Filth. Philip Tierno, a microbiologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, tested bath toys… Read More

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Potty Training is for Geniuses

I’m STILL trying to potty train my son. Potty training adventures started back at the end of January with A Morning Surprise. Ever since that faithful day, I’ve been trying to get my son to understand that Big Boys boo-boo in the potty and not in their diapers or pull-ups. I talked to a friend… Read More

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We Snap In Silence by LaVender Williams

Do you often feel overwhelmed and stressed out as a mother?   Do you feel like you don’t measure up to other moms?   Do you think that you have to put on a happy face, even when you aren’t happy and are about to snap?   If you answered yes to any of the… Read More

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The Blessing of Girls Night Out

Last Friday, I had a chance to hang out with fellow military spouses for a Girls Night Out.  It was so much fun!   Every month, we try to get together and hangout (without the kids) and let our hair down. It feels so good to have the opportunity to just be me and not… Read More

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Why Valentine’s Day is Special

Valentine’s Day has always been a special day in my household.  But not because of the reason you may think... Valentine’s Day is my mom’s birthday.   My mother is one of the most loving, sweetest people you will ever meet, so it's quite fitting that her birthday is on Valentine's Day.  She took her… Read More

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A Morning Surprise…

It was a beautiful morning. The sun shined beautifully into our bedroom. And the whining of our two-year-old son got my husband out of bed. “I’ll go check on him,” my husband said. A few seconds later, I heard my husband yelling for me, saying, “Oh. My. God. You won’t believe this! Come here!” Now… Read More

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