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Organization and Motherhood

Organization and Motherhood: 5 Lessons from Working with a Professional Organizer

I have a lifelong love-hate relationship with organizing. I love organizing clothes. I hate organizing papers. I love to be organized, but it’s hard to sit still long enough to keep up with my systems. When I get stressed and overwhelmed, all attempts of organization go out the window, which ultimately leads to more stress […]

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My House is a Home, Not a Museum

I constantly teeter on the edge between trying to be the “all together mom” and the “realist.” I read a book a month or so ago where the protagonist visited the home of someone that could be described as “royal” or “important.” The writing portrayed awe and astonishment because the home appeared “lived in.” The […]

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Presence Versus Presents: Finding Balance During the Christmas Season

The Christmas season is full of joy, laughter, love, friends, and family, but let’s be honest; it is also filled with busyness. During the Christmas season, my to-do-list seems to rapidly grow and expand. There are the everyday life responsibilities multiplied by all of the Christmas-related tasks. There’s Christmas shopping; Christmas cards; Christmas plays and […]

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10 Things Parents REALLY Need to Do/Buy for Baby Number Three

Check the Expiration Date on That Car Seat! With no fender benders under our belt, we’re comfortable using the same infant car seat for our new little guy, as we did with our older two, but don’t forget that these things do expire — just flip it over and check the sticker to make sure yours […]

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