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Managing a Long-Distance Move with Kids

Pexels. CCO Licensed. A long-distance move can be all the more challenging when you have kids. On top of making sure all of their possessions are packed and transported safely, you need to help your kids mentally prepare and adjust. Quite how you should handle the move may depend very much on the age of […] Read more…

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How To Get Extra Rest As A Busy Mom

Being a mom is rarely restful. ESPECIALLY a stay at home mom who works part time on the side. (Me, that’s me)… (Unsplash CC0) It’s joyful, yes, and often very rewarding, but if you’re struggling to get some me-time, you won’t be able to relax, unwind, and recharge your tired batteries.  Are you relating to this? […] Read more…

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5 Reasons Why Self Care Matters

Self-care is often seen as a “luxury” that can be put off until later. However, this could not be further from the truth! In fact, self-care is essential for both your physical and mental health. I recently went on a shopping day with a professional stylist and it turned out to be an amazing form […] Read more…

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DIY Essential Oil Bug Spray

I know, I know, the title of this article screams CRUNCHY mom, but you will all wear the crunchy badge once you try this bug deterring concoction on your next camping trip. This bug spray is baby friendly, smells nice, non-sticky, and keeps more than mosquitoes away. We even tested it for you on a […] Read more…

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The Best Natural Remedies for your Sick Babies

Anyone else get super anxious about germs during the sick season? Like you want to follow your babies around with disinfectant wipes… And the COVID-19 virus is also freaking me out a WEE lil bit. So we’re digging the days in our homemade sandbox. (You see the pun there?) So all sick season, I start […] Read more…

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5 Things to do to Combat First Trimester Nausea

The first-trimester pregnancy nausea is a pain, and quite frankly, just annoying. *this post contains affiliate links, clicking through helps support this blog, with no added cost to you! Thank you!* After about the sixth week it just sets in like a little-personalized rain cloud ready to hover over you for a good couple months… […] Read more…

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Why you should leave your baby at home while on vacation.

Going to Hawaii with a 14-month-old was simultaneously the best and worst experience of our lives. *this post contains affiliate links, clicking through helps support this blog, with no added cost to you! Thank you!* I blame our previous experiences vacationing before we had any children. Before our little baby Belle came along we had […] Read more…

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Ten DIY Project Kits under $25 to Learn a New Hobby

There’s nothing like stay-at-home motherhood to drive you to start new hobbies to keep your self-care and Mom time on point. *this post contains affiliate links, clicking through helps support this blog, with no added cost to you! Thank you!* If This Lost Mama misses her weekly self-care time, the whole house knows… And it’s […] Read more…

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