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No such thing as Balance

There is No Such Thing as Balance

We’ve been lied to. We’ve been told over and over again that our work life and our home life should have balance. This is impossible, people. There is no such thing as having everything in your life perfectly balanced. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a stay-at-home mom, work-at-home mom, or work-outside-the-home mom, we’ve been trying […]

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Flaming Cabbage

Flaming Cabbage: Or, How to Be Like Betty C.

One of my latest fixations has been my vintage copy of Betty Crocker’s Picture Cook Book, circa 1950. My love of it has absolutely nothing to do with cooking because I hate to cook.  It has everything to do with the cheery illustrations, the homespun poetry, the refined advice, and the one magnificent recipe that […]

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Reset Priorities

I Forgot My Phone, but Saw My Kids

“Have you seen my phone?” “Could you call me?” “Could you Zello me?” These are the types of questions I usually ask my husband or children at least once, maybe twice a day.  I often forget where it is inside my house.  However, with five kids in tow, it’s very rare indeed that I ever actually leave […]

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all inclusive escapes

All Inclusive Escapes | The Vacation Hack for Atlanta Area Moms

Yep, you’ve done it. Scrolled through your Facebook feed and sunk knee-deep in vacation envy. Your kid’s para pro is slumming it in Jackson Hole at a yoga retreat/dude ranch this week. How do these people swing this stuff?  And your best friend’s cousin’s hairdresser is sailing around Puget Sound on a small private yacht […]

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