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My first experience with flotation therapy

I'm going to be the first to admit that I am not the best at making time for "me time." It is incredibly hard for me to switch out of "mom mode" and into just "Wendy mode." It's not because I don't still have a self that is separate from motherhood, but more because my… Continue reading My first experience with flotation therapy

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Interactive Neighborhood for Kids Children’s Museum

It feels like it has been raining about a month straight here in Atlanta! We are so ready for some nicer weather! Rainy days can be hard for little ones, and their parents. I was trying to find somewhere new to play indoors last night and came across the website for INK: Interactive Neighborhood for… Continue reading Interactive Neighborhood for Kids Children’s Museum

birth story · breastfeeding · mental health · mom blog · mom life · postpartum · postpartum depression · pregnancy

How I was able to exclusively breastfeed for 13 months with low milk supply

I never thought I would breastfeed. I never thought it would be a bonding experience for me. Like most things before motherhood I had lots of thoughts about what I would and would not do, and they all went out the window once the baby was born. Once I decided to try breastfeeding I thought… Continue reading How I was able to exclusively breastfeed for 13 months with low milk supply

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The Delta Flight Museum

About a decade ago I was a flight attendant. I'm not sure how a decade has already gone by, but apparently I'm getting old. I worked for a charter airline that mainly did troop movements during the main part of the war. That job changed my life. I had never been out of the country… Continue reading The Delta Flight Museum

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Consignment Sale Season is Upon Us

There was a time, early in our parenthood journey, where we didn't have enough money to afford much more than baby clothes we found at goodwill.  We would have loved to have bought both of our kids the trendiest boutique baby clothes, but that just wasn't in our budget.  For me, this wasn't a big… Continue reading Consignment Sale Season is Upon Us

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The Top 10 Ways We Have Found Helpful To Save Money as a One Income Family

I am not a stay at home mom because my husbands income is so great that I didn't need to work. I am actually a stay at home mom because when we sat down and did the math what I was making at my last job would have been just enough to cover childcare, and… Continue reading The Top 10 Ways We Have Found Helpful To Save Money as a One Income Family

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Let’s Talk about Prenatal and Postpartum Depression

"When I look in the mirror I don't recognize the person looking back at me, I feel like I'm living in someone else's skin."-me to my husband about 7 months postpartum Before our daughter was born I was dealing with some stuff. A lot of stuffs. We were in a financial hard spot. My husbands… Continue reading Let’s Talk about Prenatal and Postpartum Depression

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How We Celebrate Two Birthdays the Same Week as Christmas

I remember going to the doctor for the first time when I was pregnant with my son and the ultrasound technician telling me my due date was going to be Christmas Eve. My first thought was, "Wow! What a great Christmas gift!" My second thought was, "awww that's not a very fun time for a… Continue reading How We Celebrate Two Birthdays the Same Week as Christmas

adventures with kids · christmas · holidays · marriage · mom blog · mom life · thanksgiving

Creating New Traditions as a Family

Growing up I loved Thanksgiving.  I loved the closeness I felt to my family, I loved the excitement of knowing the Christmas season was coming, I loved all of our little family traditions.  It truly was the happiest time of year for me. As we all got older things changed, as they naturally do.  Being… Continue reading Creating New Traditions as a Family