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Win $500 for Your Classroom!

We kind of love our teachers. And with Teacher Appreciation Week coming up quickly, this couldn’t have fallen at a better time!  Just a few months ago, we joined forces with Oklahoma Shirt Company and opened up our Spring T-Shirt sales. You, our community, did not disappoint! We raised $500 by donating $5 of each shirt […]

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Riding the Weight Wave

Swimsuit season is coming… that magical time of year when we’re all extra critical of our bodies. I’m nowhere near as judgmental about my body as I once was. Learning to be kinder to myself about my weight and appearance has been a lesson learned slowly over the last decade. As I’ve aged into my […]

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{9:02 a.m.} We Will Never Forget

I was only 9 years old when the bombing of the Oklahoma City Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building occurred. I don’t pretend and say that I felt the “rumble” in my 3rd grade classroom, nor do I honestly remember much about that day as it was occurring. I remember the days following, as the building […]

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My Kids are Spoiled Brats!

My children are spoiled brats. And it’s not their fault And before you start mom-shaming me, let me explain… I, like so many others, dove head-first into this parenting thing with having absolutely zero knowledge of what I was REALLY getting myself into. I’m just winging it.  I have learned a lot in my eight […]

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Diaper Changer, World Changer

“Maaaaamaa! Can you help me?” “Mama, I’m hungry.” “Mama? I hold you??” “Mama! Maaaaama. Mama?” Some days I feel like I’m drowning in the “Mamas”. Mama, the diaper changer. Mama, the orange juice pourer. Mama, the crumb cleaner. Mama, the homework checker. And some days, I wonder just what those little tasks really add up […]

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4 Types of Negative Nancies and How to Avoid Them

    There’s something spreading rapidly through the local playground, school pick up line, even Starbucks isn’t immune. And no it’s not hand/foot/mouth. Negativity. This contagious condition is carried by most of us moms. We’re infecting ourselves and even more alarmingly, our kids. I will be the first to say that a good ole complain […]

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Let’s End the Mompology!

At a recent meeting of the most brilliant, kind, independent, well-meaning moms I know, I observed the number of times we apologized to one another. Would you believe, though none of us had committed any actual wrongdoings, the word sorry was used over one hundred times? That, my friends, is a mompology epidemic. What the heck is a […]

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