The Path of Motherhood {Guest Post}

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Motherhood changes the woman we are. With our step into motherhood we are now on a new search for self. We have this vision of this new woman called mother that we want to be, but the reality of our lives will mold that vision in a way we didn’t anticipate. We will find ourselves caught up in peer pressure to be a certain type of mother from our mom friends we see on the playground and online, and we’ll have our families encouraging us to be the mother we’re not sure we can be. We are on a … [Read more...]

Wake Up Wednesday #30

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Tweet #wakeupwednesdaylinky     Welcome to the 30th week of     Wake Up Wednesday "Linky"    32 Blogs  -  1 Party &   Giveaway We are so excited to have you all party with us. Thank you so much to all those who participate in our party. Last week we had  437 awesome linkups!     Wake Up and be happy, get excited and have fun with us!  We want to be inspired, entertained, laugh and have a good time!    The hop is hosted and posted on these different … [Read more...]

Share Your Fave Posts (Old Or New) on Turn It Up Tuesday #48

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Welcome to the 48th week of Turn It Up Tuesday! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome posts for last week's "Back to School" edition!! Thanks for the back-to-school themed posts and the non back-to-school posts - we enjoyed them all the same! Thanks so much to everyone that joins us each week and makes this blog hop the best that it could be! As you may know, Turn It Up Tuesdays is all about being happy, excited, energetic...and having fun! Link up your favorite posts (old or new) and … [Read more...]

How To Deal With A Picky Eater? Have Them Help In The Kitchen! {Infographic}

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This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a commission if you click a link and make a purchase. Micah has always been my kitchen helper...he has been since he was about a year-and-a-half.  He loved helping me to cook, bake, and even wash the dishes afterward.  I am always surprised when he leaves his favorite show to help me clean up the kitchen. I have been looking for a way to make our cooking and baking experience an educational one...then I found this cool … [Read more...]

Meander Over to Meandering Mondays #60

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Welcome one and all to This Momma's Meandering Mondays 60 and I want to offer a great, big thank you in advance to all of you who link up with us! Now...let's get the party started and come on in and join the fun by linking up your favorite posts! We had an absolutely awesome week last week! Share the fun and make some new friends, find a new yummy treat, or find a wonderful new craft idea to make. This is a great way to grow in your friendships! But before we start this party...Grab a … [Read more...]

Build Your Child’s Imagination & Confidence with Toogiez! {Product Review}

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Disclaimer: We received a product from Toogiez in exchange for an honest review.  All opinions are my own. So you may be wondering...what in the world is Toogiez??!! Check out this video and learn a little bit more about this great product! Toogiez are a group of characters and animals that children love and relate to. They are sweet, soft and create empathy. Therefore, unlike other characters, Toogiez aren't left on the shelf in the morning - they stick on the child's t-shirt and … [Read more...]

Mix It Up With Us on Another Social Media Mixer! #12

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Welcome to the 12th week of the Social Media Mixer! Thank you to everyone who joined us for Week 11 - we had 100 blogs and numerous social media link-ups! In the nature of mixing things up here at the Social Media Mixer, we will now be selecting our favorite posts each week - those posts will be featured and the social media links for that blogger will also be featured! So make sure to share as many posts as you'd like to be featured!!! One blogger will be chosen for 2 weeks of free ad space … [Read more...]

My Baby Daddy Moved On…and I’m Still Single!

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It is tough to watch your ex move on after a breakup, yet you are still single. If you were broken up with, you're probably still questioning the breakup. Why did this happen? Will I find someone else? What did I do?  In many cases, you may still have feelings for your ex. You may be angry and hurt by the breakup, and it becomes exponentially worse because they have moved on. You may judge whether or not you'll ever get over these feelings and how you'll be able to deal with the … [Read more...]

Summer Safety Checklist – Ten Ways to Protect Your Kids This Summer {Guest Post}

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Summer: It's the time when kids are sent outdoors to run off some energy and have the chance to play. But without a little bit of attention to safety, your children's summer fun could be cut short. Grab this checklist to ensure that your kids are as safe as possible while enjoying their time outdoors this year. 1. Keep an Adult Around You don't need to hover over your kids, but make sure adults are present when kids are playing outdoors. Adults are able to stop potential disasters before … [Read more...]

How Would You Handle This Awkward Phone Call?

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The other day I received an unexpected phone call...and honestly, I'm still trying to process it several days later. I got a call from my son's paternal grandmother... We haven't had the best of relationships, for obvious reasons.  She is truly an enabler of her son, almost to the degree that she feels that he does no wrong.  Understandably, that is her only child and he's a boy, but still right is right and wrong is wrong. But, hey, to each it's own.  Either way, I am not one to ignore or … [Read more...]

Wake Up Wednesday #29

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Tweet #wakeupwednesdaylinky     Welcome to the 29th week of     Wake Up Wednesday "Linky"    32 Blogs  -  1 Party &   Giveaway We are so excited to have you all party with us. Thank you so much to all those who participate in our party. Last week we had  422 awesome linkups!     Wake Up and be happy, get excited and have fun with us!  We want to be inspired, entertained, laugh and have a good time!    The hop is hosted and posted on these different … [Read more...]

Turn It Up With Us on Turn It Up Tuesday #47

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Welcome to the 47th week of Turn It Up Tuesday! This week's topic is "Back to School". Share your back-to-school posts here (and your non-back to school posts - no one is excluded) this week! Each of the hosts and guest hosts will be selecting 2 posts this week! That means you'll have double the chances to be Featured and win Best of the Best! Thanks so much to everyone that joins us each week and makes this blog hop the best that it could be! As you may know, Turn It Up Tuesdays is all … [Read more...]