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    Forgot To Pack Snacks? Here’s How To Stop Hangry Kids.

    This post was sponsored by Wendy’s as part of an Ambassador Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.

    Some days I’m that super prepared mom when we leave the house. I’ve got the snacks packed, enough water, and meals just in case my kids claim they’re starving when we’re out. But sometimes I’m literally grabbing kids, their bags and running out the door without a second to prepare–balance, right? 

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    4 Fitness Must-Haves For Nursing Moms

    Just had a baby and getting ready to return to working out? Check out these 4 must-haves for nursing moms returning to fitness.

    Returning to working out after having babies has always been a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it’s like burning double the amount of calories. On the other hand, the amount of sweat that I have is pretty gross. But I’ve found a couple of must-haves for nursing moms that make the transition into working out much easier. 

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    Always x Dollar General Partner To #EndPeriodPoverty

    Always and Dollar General have partnered to #EndPeriodPoverty for young girls. Find out how you can help by reading more here.
    **Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Always. All thoughts and opinions are my own. 

    I can still remember when I got my period for the first time. I was 11 and in the sixth grade. I’d already prepared myself by reading Judy Blume’s “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret” many times. And then it happened. I walked into my mom’s room after taking a shower and announced, “Mom, I got my period.”

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    3 Things To Remember Before Grocery Shopping

    This post was sponsored by Wendy’s as part of an Ambassador Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.

    Grocery shopping was once one of the most confusing things for me as I hit my stride in adulthood. You go to the store. Buy food. But what food do you buy? How do you know it’s enough? How do you make sure you don’t blow your budget? Continue reading

    My Experience In Breastfeeding Through The Years

    It feels like it was just yesterday that I was pregnant with Mini and making the decision to breastfeed for the first time. Being completely honest, I wasn’t 100% committed to this idea of breastfeeding. I was 25 and going through a really rough time in life. Divorce, an unplanned pregnancy and jobless–rough time doesn’t fully describe things! I just wanted things to be as easy as possible. She was my first experience in breastfeeding and I loved it. Continue reading

    Going Back To Basics: Teaching My Kids To Read

    **Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post from Reading Eggs. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

    Moment of truth: teaching my kids to read has been the single hardest part of parenthood outside of potty training. It’s never failed that in the beginning phases of reading, my kids have clowned me in the worst way making me think that it would be impossible for them to learn to read. With Mini I was so scared that it would never happen but as soon as I took the pressure off myself to make it happen when I wanted it to, she got it! Continue reading

    10 Things Every Breastfeeding Mom Needs

    Women’s bodies are truly amazing. We grow people inside of us and then we make milk that sustains their lives. We are superheros! Now there’s no guarantee for success for nursing your baby but there are some things that every breastfeeding mom needs. Continue reading

    6 Things I Do When It’s Time To Meal Plan

    Adulting isn't easy but a little help when it comes to setting up a meal plan can go along way! Check out this post that includes a dope printable!

    Meal planning has been something that I’ve done since I’ve become a mom. It’s a surefire way to stay within a budget financially as well as reduce the amount of waste your family has weekly. Not only that, but it really makes tracking any allergic reactions easier to identify. Continue reading