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Lauren is a wife, mother and public relations professional. A born and raised Hoosier, she loves all things Indiana. After spending two years fighting the tourists in Orlando, Florida, Lauren returned home to this great state and now lives in Carmel. A self proclaimed "boy mom", Lauren loves spending time with her little man Andrew and husband James. She is a sports lover, runner and avid traveler. Lauren considers motherhood her greatest adventure and loves that she gets to share her stories with IMB readers!

Halloween Safety Tips to Ensure a Safe and Fun Holiday!

Halloween is such a fun night for our little ones, and often times the big kids in our life too. But there are important tips to keep in mind while you are out taking...

Grandparents Day? Why Can’t We Celebrate Grandparents All Year long?

Sunday, September 9th is Grandparents Day.  Everyone deserves a holiday and this September we dedicate one day to grandparents. They really deserve multiple days to be honored. Shoot, give them a month.  Because if your...

To Breastfeed or Not to Breastfeed…That is the Question

To breastfeed or not to breastfeed…that is the question.  Once you find out you are expecting, there are so many questions that loom.  However, one of the more common debates parents face is whether...

When a Toddler Needs Momma Most

Lately, my little guy has been favoring his Daddy. Simply put, in his two-year-old mind, Dad is more fun than Mom. Reading my previous posts will detail the journey this has been for me.   At...

Ubering with Your Kids, Parent Faux Pas or Just Plain Smart?

A couple weeks ago, on one of the first nice evenings of the summer, my family traveled across town to grill out with friends.  Our kids could play outside and we could make dinner....
Mom'in aint easy!

The Mom Shame Game

In April, the Indianapolis Mom’s Blog was asked to join a local TV station for a segment on mom shaming. If you don’t know what I am talking about, then you are one of...

Writing is My Love Language

Writing is my love language. Always has been, always will be. Yes, I love a great, deep conversation in person, but write me a letter and I go weak in the knees. Unfortunately, these...

Spring Break in the Hoosier State :: Staycation Ideas in Indianapolis

Spring Break is upon us and it’s snowing in Indiana. Ahhh, doesn’t that sound fun? A week at home with your kids and its freezing outside! Well, because Mother Nature doesn’t always cooperate and...

After another school shooting, if not now, when?

Another senseless tragedy. That’s exactly what it is. I can’t describe the latest school shooting in any other way. However as I sit here and read through the countless articles on the heroes, victims...

5 Reasons to Watch the Winter Games!

It’s not too late. While we are almost half way through this year’s Winter Games, it’s not too late to dig in and support the USA! I love these contests. I can remember growing...
No phones or computers!

The Lost Art of Silence

When was the last time you took a moment, in public or otherwise, to stop and take a look around in silence? No cell phone, no computer, no one else by your side. It’s...
Gorgeous art at Winterlights!

Art for Our Sake: Winterlights for the Win!

I like art, but I wouldn’t call myself “artsy,” per se. I have friends that live and breathe it, and I love that about them. They continually help open my eyes to all sorts...
Just give me the block.

Cheese Lovers Unite :: January Brings Us a Holiday We Can All Get Behind

Happy Holidays!  Yes, I know its January, but rest assured there is still some celebrating to do. On January 20, the nation will band together as one and celebrate a holiday we can all...

The Man Flu: The Most Severe of All Illnesses this Winter

The man flu.   Most of us have experienced it a time or two, whether it was our husband, partner, father, or maybe even your son complaining about being sick and just maybe exaggerating their...
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