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Author Archive | Sarah Smith


What’s in My Mom Car?

You know that article you’ve seen run hundreds of times? The “What’s in My Bag?” post? Maybe you’ve even seen it as an ice breaker at some gathering or other. Well, today I bring you a new version—a real life parent version. Let’s tour the mom car. I’m not going to even pretend my car […]

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Last year we fell behind on opening our books, so we invited my nephew to help catch us up!

Holiday Traditions — Aren’t They the Best?

When I think about Christmas, the first thing that comes to mind is all the fun holiday traditions that we take part in as a family and with friends. I start to imagine what this year’s experience will be like — and the planning begins. Hello, Pinterest boards! The Tree Our season gets a kick off with picking […]

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8 Great Non-Candy Treats for Halloween

I hear more and more discussions these days surrounding the negative effects of sugar on our bodies. Schools become stricter on what can be passed out in the classroom. And lunch rooms (slowly) become healthier spots to eat. Even still, Halloween kicks off a season filled with sugar, sugar, and more sugar! I’m all about the occasional treat, […]

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The Life Changing Magic of Self-Care

Self-Care. These two little hyphenated words changed my life in the most beautiful way. I’m sure I’d skimmed an article in the past about self-care, maybe I’d even heard people around me discuss it, but it never really meant anything to me until I hit that point where heart raising, dish smashing (ok this was […]

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