Posts tagged advice
Vital Things Parents Should Consider When Expecting a Child With Special Needs

 I had the pleasure of having Emily Graham from MightyMoms.net do this guest post for me. What great info!!

Each year, millions of children are born with disabilities. These children are special blessings in your life and can enrich you, body and soul. And, through the years, you’ll learn and grow along with your child. Whether your child has physical or mental disabilities, your home needs to be modified and usable. Doing big fixes can quickly eat away at your budget, but there are also smaller fixes that are inexpensive and just as useful. Here are a couple ideas.

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The Higher The Ponytail - The Better The Day!

So all of us Moms can relate to this one definite thing - there will ABSOLUTELY be days filled with chaos and wanting to pull out your hair.  You will wake up with a knot in your stomach and think you can't get through another day.

You will wake up to a sink probably filled with dishes from the night before.  Too tired at the end of the day to load the dishwasher.  Let's be honest, the thought of housework after you have tucked the kids into bed (if they even go to bed) is not a turn - on.  You will avoid that dreaded sink at all costs.

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5 Things You Learn From A Kid-Free Vacation!

So my husband and I went away for "Spring Break" to Punta Cana.  This is the first trip we have gone on in quite some time without the kids!  The last time I was away for "Spring Break", I unexpectedly entered a wet t-shirt contest.  Yes, that long ago.

I have absolute no recollection of that event and I don't even know if I placed or not.  To this day, my girlfriends tell me they swore till the day they die, they would not tell me what transpired.  Does not sound good, right?  LOL.

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My First DIY Project And I Survived!

Most Mom blogs are filled with home decor, beauty, recipes and the pics always look like they live this fabulous well put together life.  My blog is so not that.  LOL.

But after scouring Pinterest for some ideas, I finally made a decision.  I was gonna take my first leap into the DIY pool.  Hell or high water,  I was not gonna drown.  Pinterest is like an accident that you don't want to look at, but you can't keep your eyes away from it.

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Stress - Free Guide To Reading For Kindergarten

For first-time parents, kindergarten is a major milestone. It is the beginning of their child’s education journey and they are beyond stressed out. To that, Unfiltered Mom Kathy Chlan says ‘Chill out and grab a glass of wine”. 

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Open Letter To Parents Of Special Needs Kids

Dear parents with special needs kids,

I hope this letter will not offend anyone.  I have 2 boys - 22 & 19- and my oldest boy, Casey, is on the spectrum.  At this point in my life, I feel like I could pass on some knowledge.

The reason is very important - I survived and did not break!  It was definitely a roller coaster, which I so love, with ups and downs and turns you never expected!

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To Moms Of Twins - Hold On Tight!

I want to first say, I am NOT the mother of twins.  But, I have an identical sister.  So I feel I can give some sound advice to Moms of twins.  Something wonderful happened to my Mom - she survived!

No one can prepare you for 2 babies - at least that's what my mom Joannie said. She says she earned every one of her gray hairs and she says that proudly.

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Fat Shaming - When The Hell Is It Gonna Stop??

Singer/Songwriter Pink had something to say to some fat shamers.  The response was awesome!  She told them she looked and felt beautiful and that her dress was fabulous!  Pink said her husband said there is more booty to grab and he LOVES it!!

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Fifty Shades Of Grey - Sleep Or Crazy Sex???

So I read all 3 books in The Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy.  I was soo excited when movie execs decided to put the story on screen.  I counted down the days!

Reading those books, takes you away from all the chaos that is our lives as "Moms".  To go on a fantasy ride with 2 people who don't seem to have a care in the world was fabulous!

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