Parent confessions of the yucky kind. Sick just got real.

Parental confessions- sick just got real - This Mama Loves

As a mom of 3 kids close together in age, I've seen some really gross stuff. Let's face it, babies who spit up, drool, and use diapers that may or may not leak at the most inopportune times, can be gross.  That's just before they get mobile.  Then they start putting things in their mouths ...

Elf on the Shelf Idea: Candy Cane Jail

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It's December 8th, my friends. Do you know where your Elf will go tonight? I don't know about you but I have about 5 more fun and creative ideas up my sleeve before I run out and turn to bloggers and Pinterest for more Elf on the Shelf ideas. Our elves come on Thanksgiving night- ...

5 Ways to Sneak Indulgences Without The Kids

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I love my kids like crazy as most moms do- but as we all know they have the ability to also drive us crazy!  The key to keeping your sanity is to steal a few minutes of indulgence- without the kids.   This is usually much easier said than done of course, because they can ...

Lunchbox Snack Printables

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This post is sponsored by Snack Pack®. We are BACK TO SCHOOL!! Another summer is in the books, and a new year of learning has begun. So many times my kids, who all love school, miss the "fun" of summer- when there's more time to do silly shaped sandwiches, or we have time to sit and ...

How bladders are like toddlers

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How bladders are like toddlers. A toddler has no impulse control.   My bladder doesn't always have impulse control.   Toddlers need routine, and lots of practice to learn skills. Sometimes it seems things will never sink in.   My bladder has lots of routine (visits to the bathroom) and the skill of always holding all the pee in until I'm ready ...

Have you ever….

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This blog post is sponsored by Mott’s and SocialMoms. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own.Having kids in activities often means we’re on the go. Like many moms, multitasking and running all over is kind of the norm for me!!  With social media being such a prominent part of our lives, there’s almost ...

Holiday Eating Tips

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A MOMS Club friend send this as a forward this morning.  I found it so funny I laughed for about 20 minutes.  To the person who wrote this: I love you, I miss you, where have you been all of my life?  You must be my soulmate. HOLIDAY EATING TIPS 1.    Avoid carrot sticks. Anyone ...

Turning 40, a new doctor and a “fun” surprise

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This post brought to you by Poise at Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. I turned 40 last week.  I did.  I'm not 29 again, not 39 again, I'm 40.  FORTY.  I'm ok with the number.  It's the other stuff that comes WITH the turning forty thing that I'm kind of struggling with.  Like Tuesday, for ...

The sad Valentine’s Day story about Jenna

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This is Jenna.  She's really excited because it's her favorite holiday, Valentine's Day. Jenna didn't want to be falling asleep early on her big romantic date night with her hubby, not after she'd waited 3 months to have a sitter. So she took a nap earlier in the day.  Only she slept too long and had to rush ...

6 weird armpit facts

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Do you know one thing that just isn't discussed a lot?  Armpits.  Specifically, weird armpit facts.  I mean, we all have armpits. Some of us groom our pits.  Some of us don't. Some of us work to ensure that our armpits don't send out any kind of odor on a regular basis.  Others don't. So here ...