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December 29, 2016
I was asked to join this wonderful blog after I tweeted that my husband and I were expecting. At the same time, the Real Moms of Eastern Iowa were looking for an expecting mother role. It was the right place at the right time. Fast forward five years later and it is now coming to an end. I feel very fortunate I was able to be a part of the Real Moms of Eastern Iowa right from the start - and the ride has been so memorable.
December 12, 2016
Oh, the holidays! When you become a parent you start to form a love-hate relationship with the holiday season because things become so hectic! That routine you worked so hard to put into place gets tossed to the curb; those healthy eating habits, yep those don't exist, and after the holiday season you're left with children who are going through treat withdrawals and are beyond exhausted. OH the JOYS!
December 8, 2016
I don't know how things work in your house, but in ours, we have a nickname for just about everything and everyone. Even our children have their own alter ego names. They don't realize it's their alter ego name, but Eric and I do!
December 5, 2016
I don't often talk about my Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) because there's not much to say, but yet, there's so much to say...
November 14, 2016
The gift giving season is upon us and before things get even crazier I thought I would share with our gift ideas for Giada who is 1 ½ and Brody who is 4 ½ and a few more fun gift ideas. I hope this list helps some of you out there!
October 26, 2016
I reference music a lot in my posts, so I thought I would compile a few of our favorite songs. Each song is meaningful to one of us in some way. Whether the dance moves in the video are easy to replicate or because the words are so darn powerful they bring tears to our eyes. Music has a way of inspiring us; allowing us to feel and express our emotions that we may not have been able to without music. I think in our past lives my husband was a songwriter, Giada was a producer with a vision, Brody was a singer, and I was a background dancer!