Month: August 2016

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the new mom look: how one woman helped me

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!Yesterday, I got out of the house for a little while. This trip helped me put the last year into perspective. I am no longer have the “new mom look.” Let me explain. After I got Anouk down for a little nap, I left Jay with the baby and got out to […]

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The waiting game: a guide to waiting in parenthood

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!I thought that the wait was long and hard when I was pregnant. One thing that never occurred to me before I was pregnant was how much time I would sit and wait. This is before taxiing my child to soccer games and band practice. Before I would ever have to take […]

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five things August 12-19

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!This week, the five things I liked from August 12-19, 2016. Twitter was everything this week: Oreo reviews, Uncle Jesse’s Birthday, the Pot Brownie story, and Ryan Lochte being…well Ryan Lochte. SOOOO GOOOD.     2. The Met Gala theme for 2016 was “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology.” […]

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a guide to B&B’s perfect for this fall

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!Fall means a lot of things: chillier weather, brightly colored leaves, quaint strolls with your loved ones, football season, pumpkin everything, and bed and breakfasts . When I think of fall, I think of get-a-ways. Living in the Midwest, Jay and I have taken advantage of the fall in years past and […]

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judging an environment for your kids

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!Last Friday, a friend and colleague offered up tickets to a pre-season Green Bay Packers game. Where I am from, you just don’t turn something like that down. Some people might say “it’s only the pre-season, that game doesn’t matter” but here in Wisconsin, Lambeau Field is not to be missed for […]

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milwaukee’s struggle: the riots effect every neighborhood

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!I haven’t slept in two weeks. And not for the reasons you would expect. Yes,  I am a mother if a baby, but no, it’s not her nightly feeding that keeps me up all night. I live in Milwaukee. We are struggling. Two weeks ago, I was going through my morning routine. […]

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