Fitness Fails. How to stop the excuses and get on track to a better you!

Raise your hand (and pretend like I can see you) if you have failed, multiple times, when it comes to a fitness routine. As I raise both hands, I’d like to tell you, you are not alone. I have wasted hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars on gym memberships that I only use for a…

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Family Pictures. A little bit of fun, a whole lot of dysfunction.

I’ve talked before about how important I think pictures are. Especially professional pictures. As our kids grow, pictures are the greatest memories we have! And I think we can all agree with that. But something else I think we can all agree on, how ridiculously daunting it can be before and during the photo shoot!…

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The Blessing and Importance of ‘Mom Friends’

Becoming a mom has been the greatest journey of my life. I think most moms can say that. Maybe not every day, but most days, being a mom brings us immense joy and purpose. Along with creating these humans and watching them grow, come a few other perks. One of my favorites is the other…

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Growing up with pets

Refer to an earlier post if you want to learn about the zoo that I live in, but now I want to share why I think it is important for [my] kids to grow up with pets. I understand that not everyone likes animals. I know quite a few of those kind of people, actually.…

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Pumpkin Spice ‘Natte’

I may be a white girl. I may be basic, and dare I say, ‘extra’ at times, I have to get something off my chest… I HATE PUMPKIN SPICE! Yeah, I said it! Wow, I feel so much better! But in all seriousness, can someone please explain to me the fascination with this stuff? Is…

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How I tricked myself into becoming a morning person

Okay people, I’m going to talk about something that I have been doing for a whopping month & half, and that has changed my outlook on life- waking up EARLY. I know, I know sounds terrible! Believe me, I am NOT a morning person. In fact, I’m quite the opposite. My body does not start…

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Living with ADHD

“Hello, I’m Brittni and I am a mom of a child with ADHD.” I feel like whenever I take my sweet Aislyn into public, I need to have this note on my shirt. That way, when I seem WAY more irritated than I should, people might understand. And I know what you’re thinking, it’s ADHD,…

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Love Languages

We’ve all heard of the Book “The 5 love languages” by Gary Chapman. If you haven’t, I will safely assume you’ve been living under a rock! If you have been living under a rock, let me give a generally run down of the book. Mr. Chapman explores the 5 universal love languages and why it…

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Where were you that September day?

It’s that time of the year again when we remember the most tragic incident in US history. It seems insane to think that it happened 18 years ago. The kids who are now turning into adults were either infants, or not born yet. Every year I stay up till wee hours of the night watching…

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Teaching Kids Essential Life Skills

Okay, let’s really think about this. Any parents, caretakers, babysitters, or anyone who has taken care of children, what is the hardest part? If you ask me, it’s teaching them essential life skills. You know what I mean, all of the things that we could do backwards with our eyes closed. Let’s talk about some…

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