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January is toy purge month! The holidays are behind us and all the small holidays plus birthdays are ahead of us. Most of us have multiple families that will give our children more toys, more toys, and clothes. However, there...
Decade: n. dek-eyd: a period of ten years        “It’s not where you start - it’s how you finish.”  Dear Self, You did it. You came to see another decade pass in the world. 2020 is upon you. It...
I love Christmas morning. Growing up, the anticipation was so high on Christmas Eve, my sister and I sometimes convinced my mom to let us open just one present before going to bed that night. One year we somehow...
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More Than Motherhood

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Lately I've found my brain going around and around in circles about who I am and who I want to be at age 43 and in this season of my life. I know I'm not alone in this. Pre-motherhood,...
I’m a wife. I’m a mom. I work outside the home. Before having kids, the work-life balance seemed easy to achieve. However, as my family has grown, and I have progressed in my career, work-life balance is even more...
Recently, I was over the moon excited to announce to my family that I was pregnant with my first child. They were all coming over in a few hours for a 4th of July cookout at our newly purchased...
Yup, you read that right. My two-year-old (let’s be honest – she’ll be three in April, so we’re beyond two and a half now) still chugs a cold one – an eight ouncer of two percent- every night at...
From the very beginning of our children’s lives, we are encouraging them to take the next step (literally and figuratively). Persuading our young babies to try their first foods, say their first words, and take their first steps. It’s...
Today he apologized for being sick and causing me to miss work. I had to think about that for a minute. What message am I conveying about my priorities? I won’t lie and say that I haven’t encouraged him...
As the holiday season approaches and my child has moments of disrespect, I think to myself, “I should teach my daughter respect by teaching her volunteerism.” My daughter does not get everything she wants, nor does she get something...
It's 7:45 on a Tuesday night. Tired from the work hustle, dinner scramble, and soccer practice, we're late on our bedtime routine. Our 4-year-old is tired and sweaty, and having flopped his cleats in the middle of the floor,...
I think most of us can agree that the first trimester is the hardest of the three trimesters. Symptoms may include all-day nausea, food aversions, sensitivity to smells, bloating, fatigue, and exhaustion, among other things -- and the majority...
Ladies, mamas, why are we so hard on ourselves? Let me tell ya, I have learned some lessons over these last two years since I had my son, but the biggest lesson I’ve learned is to give myself some...
The holidays are stressful for everyone. All the things need to be done, people are biding for your time, there are too many of other people's kids, and not near enough wine. It's exhausting, and it's enough to make...

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Indianapolis Moms Neighborhood Egg Hunt

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Indianapolis area families may not be able to attend some of our favorite egg hunts this spring, which is why the Indianapolis Moms team...

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