March 19, 2015


The Patchwork Family…

When I married my husband not only did I become a wife but a stepmother too. It was a new situation for me that I felt needed to be handled sensitively and conscientiously. But what I realized early on in my relationship was that these girls didn’t need another parental, as they of course had their own. But where I felt I could contribute, would be by being another set of hands to both parents and to the girls when needed. Now mind you these kids were 13, 16, and 18 at the time. Not babies but still young and extra hands were needed and welcomed.

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March 12, 2015


On To The Next One…

I’ve talked about my beautiful “spirited child” Mabel before. That dig-her-heals-in kind of mentality. And mind you she’s just shy of her third birthday. So yeah, I know what I’m working with.

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March 05, 2015


Nap-A-ByeBye Baby…

My almost 3 year old, Mabel has dropped her final nap. So what an interesting week it’s been! I’m a bit dumbfounded by the whole thing to tell the truth. Naps have been such a consistent theme (and struggle) in our lives for so long and now that’s it? It’s just gone? Now what happens between the hours of 1:30 to 3:30pm?

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February 18, 2015


Working it out…

I was raised with a very strong work ethic, all thanks to my mother. As a single parent, she often worked not only one but often three jobs just to keep us afloat. They may not have been her dream jobs but she did what she needed to do for us. The magnitude of her commitment as well as her unwavering determination to succeed as a mother has set the bar very high for me. Her acts of love and examples of how to take on challenges are something I will always be grateful for.

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Products, fashion, and design

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Since becoming a busy mama of two, I’ve become an expert on-line shopper. Why? Because it’s fast and easy! Take a peek at my favorite products ranging from stuff for kids to beauty essentials, fashion and food. These are my favorite items of the moment.

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Beauty Products

CocoBaba by Emma Heming Willis

Cocobaba is a natural vegan cosmetic line for both moms and moms-to-be created entirely from coconut oil, helping you to say bye-bye to stretch marks and improve the skin you’re in.

Currently only available in the EU, but stay tuned as the stork will soon be delivering it to a market near you.

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