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Keeping Your Sanity

A Teacher’s Tips for Keeping Your Sanity this Summer!

Ahh, sweet summer. Beautiful weather, no school and not a care in the world…for your kids at least. For moms on the other hand, it can be a panic heading in to the summer. Your children are home all. day. long. Bringing such a change in the home dynamic can be a tough transition, especially if you have […]

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My Blank Calendar: The Quest for a Wide-Open Summer

I aspire to be a Pinterest mom – especially a summer Pinterest mom. I spend enough time on there. I. PIN. ALL. THE. THINGS. However, when it comes to actually sitting down and making paper maché life vests or whatever in the world looked so great on Pinterest… with my 6- and 4- and 1-year-olds wanting to “help” […]

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Lyndsey

Meet Lyndsey, an Imlay City Mom!

Writing….I love it. The whole shebang. The researching, writing, reading, and learning. It’s thrilling. Writing about kids, yes! Writing about my families’ rural adventures, yes. Writing about myself, errrrg. What to say? Well here goes… I’m Lyndsey. I’m 30ish. I’m married to my husband Dave and we have two kids, a dog, a cat, and […]

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Pokémon Go Prevented My Postpartum Depression

Moms everywhere seem to be sharing their postpartum depression stories.  I greatly admire their courage in doing so; it lets other moms know that they’re not alone. As someone with a history of depression, I felt like I was under a microscope as soon as we brought our baby home. It seemed like all of my doctors […]

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Mom Truths: When a Stay-At-Home-Mom Returns to Work

I absolutely loved being a stay-at-home-mom. I know it’s not for everyone, but it’s always been a perfect fit for our family. I cherished those baby days and really enjoyed preschool drop- off and pick-up all within the two-hour time frame {who makes those times up anyway?}. As my children grew, I embraced and honored each […]

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I “Failed” at Spring Break, and It’s Been Amazing!

Spring Break. Many families associate Spring Break with traveling, beaches, sand, relaxation, and family fun. In other words: VACATION. My family of five has been on the Spring Break vacation bandwagon every year. It’s been a tradition of ours to make the nearly 24 hour drive to Florida in our well-stocked minivan. Snacks, drinks, dvds, tablets, new books, the […]

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