Author: threewisegals

The Power of Naps

I come from a long line of serial nappers. It’s somewhere in our genes. I love a good nap, if it’s done right. So, in preparation for your weekend, here’s my tried and true list of nap rules. Comfort is key. Find a comfy spot, it doesn’t have to be a bed, really, it shouldn’t be

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Kids + Family Traditions

  Every year around Easter, we pile the family into our Ford Escape and travel south to visit family. I know what you’re thinking. You must think we are completely insane for driving 20+ hours instead of flying — especially with two kids. At least, that’s what everyone tells us. “You’re nuts!” “How do you

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Hormones Are Stupid.

Being the primary caregiver for another human has taught me a lot of things. I’ve been responsible for administering/managing medications, cleaning and changing PICC lines, administering IV medications, and a slew of other things. The absolute worst thing that it has taught me is that ignoring my own physical (and mental) health is easier than

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Bring it on Summer Break

How many mamas are super stoked about summer break being around the corner? Who is ALSO excited for the all day-every day bickering, whining, complaining there is nothing to do, and the sudden need to eat every 3.5 seconds?! Yeah, me neither. BUT what I’m really excited for is to cross things off of our

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One Word Per Post-It

Imagine a young woman, around the age of 22, sitting in a college classroom waiting for her African American studies class to start. As a relatively naïve, white, young adult that had little experience talking about race, culture, or diversity in any shape or form – her nerves, and her interest, were peaked. Class began

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Not Your Average Mom

Life is complicated. MY life is complicated. Explaining my life would be more like a long twisted fairy tale mixed with a little horror every chapter, or two. Maybe even a little science fiction at times. I grew up in a small, yet growing, Indiana town. (I swear that’s a beginning of a country song

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