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Miranda is a first time mom to 1-year-old Avett. She works full time as a social worker and admits that this professional work influences her parenting style and blog content greatly! Especially because her husband is a social worker as well. Miranda and her family live on the near south side of Indianapolis in the fixer upper they have recently gutted and renovated. Miranda was born and raised, for the most part, in Indianapolis. In her free time you can find her with her family trying a new Indy brewery or restaurant, or showing Avett one of the many great things about Indianapolis as a city! Miranda also enjoys yoga, hiking, traveling, swimming, writing, and sharing every experience with her family.

I Can’t Keep up with Today’s Beauty Standards

I’ve never been incredibly interested in keeping up with society’s beauty standards. It all seemed to go over my head in junior high and high school. I was much more concerned with sports, school,...

I Can’t Do It All- How I Told My Husband I Needed Help

It’s never the big things that push us over the edge. Why is that? It’s always the smallest, most trivial thing- socks next to the hamper, a forgotten trash day again, or a small...

Joining the Dating Scene Again? Making Adult Friends

I’ve decided that making new friends as a parent at age 30 is a lot like dating. My husband and I were together before the dating apps were around, so I've never had to...

My Love/Hate Relationship with Age Three

Three-year-olds are kind of the worst. I realize I’m speaking out of frustration. I know that three-year-olds are experiencing lots of life changes all at once; life is rough. People talked a lot about...

The Music is Back! Family Friendly Live Music Roundup

Outdoor music season is here! I don't know about you, but live music is one of the things I missed most about 2020, the year everything was canceled. The good news is that lots...

Warrior Women

We are warriors. We are women. We are moving forward every day wiping tears and noses, making lunches, delegating, and mediating. We are endlessly feeding our families, staring at perpetual mountains of laundry, juggling at least...

Afraid I’ll Forget- The Fleeting Baby Years

I’m terrified I’ll forget everything. I stare at the video. A 10-month-old clings to his mother’s leg. Every step she takes leaves the baby in uncontrollable laughter causing the mother to laugh, causing the person...

Indianapolis Staycation- Bottleworks District

Work from home and e-Learning driving you crazy this year? Do you have less than 24 hours to escape the madness? I've got the perfect staycation idea for you! The Bottleworks District! My husband and...

Mom’s Day Off- An Entire Day to Myself

Nobody knows where I am. I did let my husband vaguely know that I'm taking the day to myself, but otherwise, my family thinks I’m at work, my employer approved this PTO a month...

Living in a “Fixer-Upper”- Not as Glamorous as the TV Show

We bought another “fixer-upper” this week. If you’re wondering, it’s actually nothing like the HGTV show. There are more cuss words involved in the real thing. A lot more cuss words. I know that...

Generation of Judgment- A Lesson That Co-sleeping Taught Me

I’ll never co-sleep with my kids. I chuckle, thinking back to my pre-kid self as I stuff pee covered, king-sized sheets into my washer. A thing I said would never be a thing is definitely...

I Have No Personal Space, I’m Tired, and I’m Thriving

I feel like I'm finally thriving. I'm tired, my house is a mess, my child is almost three, potty training is a nightmare most days, and I could hardly find time to sit down...

Meet Our Indianapolis Moms: Miranda Tworek

Hey, Indy Moms! Miranda here. Avett, my two-year-old, calls me Mom. I've been an Indiana resident my entire life. I grew up on the very near Westside of Indianapolis, spent a quality four years...

Indy’s Best Kept Secret for Parents

Revealed! If you know me personally, you know I am continually talking up the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis. It's because my family enjoys the benefits on most days of the week. Obviously each of the...
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