The Life of Two Working Parents

I rarely read articles that honestly speak to the struggle many American parents face in the United States. From the lack of parental support/leave to the brutal economy and work pace that often forces both parents to be full time employees in order to make ends meet. Often times, I…

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The Loneliness of Motherhood

I say this in the most tactful and respectful way possible, but I say it with the whole weight of its truth: motherhood can be so lonely at times. Even if you're always surrounded by people who love and support you, you can often feel all alone.  I am surrounded…

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Holiday Gift Guide

More often than not, we end up with tons of toys for our little ones during this time of year. And while we’re extremely grateful, we are also aware of our space limitations and the ever-changing attention span of children- we hate to see great toys be tossed in a…

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Stocking for Infants/Toddlers

What in the world can you put inside a baby’s holiday stocking?!  My husband and I usually fill our stockings for each other with candy/chocolate and a small gift or two, but we had some trouble thinking about what we could do for our baby. Mainly because our baby has…

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How to: Piñatas

Piñatas You will need: (pictures coming soon) Cardboard (you pick how big or small)Mod Podge Or Elmer's Glue ScissorsStreamers String (sturdy enough to hold your piñata!!) Masking TapeCardboard tubes (from the center of a paper towel or toilet paper - be sure to cut it to the thickness you want…

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Party Planning

Jude's First Birthday Let's be honest, 1st birthdays are for the parents! At least for us it was. We wanted to celebrate our first year as parents to our first born. The most happiest, craziest, hardest, and most sleep deprived year of our lives! One year olds don't remember these…

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Our Birth Story

As you know by now, Jude Sterling Stamm, the little boy who changed our lives, was a bit of a surprise in his conception. And as luck would have it, he would be a surprise in his debut as well. Our original due date was supposed to be August 28th…

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H&M

Matthew and I went to school together, starting from middle school all the way through high school. We always knew of each other but we never really connected until sophomore year of high school. When we did connect, it was pretty instant because we had very similar taste in music,…

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Working Mom

Exhausted mom to be, leaning on her rock When I was pregnant with Jude, I worked full time as a Foster Care Social Worker. The job was hard, demanding, time consuming, and draining (emotionally and physically). Honestly, I have no idea how I handled it all while being pregnant, but…

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A Mom’s Struggle with Pumping

Pumping on a work field trip with my coworkers in the background haha Disclaimer, I’m about to be brutally honest. Please don’t let this discourage you because of MY experience. Here it is: I HATE PUMPING. I really, really, hate it. It is such a hassle and it is time…

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