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The Empty Cup

Tonight, I was short with my boys. My mind is in a thousand places thinking about the neverending to-do list. I think that made the little irritating things they did multiply to something that drove me up the wall. My patience tank was empty, running on fumes, the indicator light had been on for quite […]

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7 Simple Ways to Practice Self Love

It’s February and it’s officially the month of L-O-V-E! Since having kids, I will admit my focus has shifted during this month to be all about the kids. And let’s be honest, celebrating holidays DOES become so much more fun when you’re seeing things through the eyes of a child! However, as the long and […]

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Pamper Yourself With a “Mommy Makeover”

This post is sponsored by MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center May is an important month to recognize mothers, especially for the limitless sacrifices you undergo in bearing and raising children. Many joys arise from being a mother, but pregnancy and breastfeeding can take a toll on a woman’s body.  Have you ever considered having a […]

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How to Hygge and Why You Should!

About a year ago, I began noticing the word “hygge” popping up on displays at libraries and bookstores, as well as on social media. I’ll be honest: initially, I didn’t give it a second glance! Writing it off as another “here today, gone tomorrow” fad, I paid little attention and went on with my life. […]

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