So I Guess I “Cookie” Now

Announced on the ‘gram that I was taking Father’s Day cookie orders! Completed 11 orders (2 custom) plus a custom corporate order of patriotic cookies. Lots of late nights, learning curves, new tricks and I’m happy to say my little accidental startup company IS IN THE BLACK and added some bones to the family pile. […]

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You Can Do Hard Things

We are always working on making River more independent. Shocking, I know. She’s 3.5. She can handle grabbing some of her own food, changing her own clothes, strapping herself into the car, getting and putting away her dishes, etc. If I’m home, I’m on my own in the mornings to let Justin get a little […]

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Nut Nuggets. Power Balls. Power Bites. Whatever.

Ever have those moments as a parent or caregiver or just normal human where someone does or says something that makes you SEE RED. The last flipping straw? Well. This may shock you, but I had this moment with miss River a while back over the word “whatever” and it is such a trigger for […]

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You’re Doing An Amazing Job

Celebrating mediocracy today because in motherhood, just surviving is thriving some days. Also, washed my hair and was feeling myself. I’m doing the most okay-est job as a mom this week. What are you doing to survive today? Cheers!

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Keeping Your Identity After Becoming a Mother

Happy Mother’s Day! Hope you had a blessed day full of all of life’s spoils and relaxation (ha.) My humans (Justin included, but someone has to take the pictures) let me get ready in mostly silence, brought me coffee and took me to brunch. And Target. Per my request. To the topic at hand- your […]

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Accidental, Part Time, Stay At Home Mom

How do you do? This title has some things to unpack, but let me start off by introducing myself…  Hi. I’m Laura. Girl mom of two, wife of one. Recovering morning newsie, speaker of threats (to my children… sometimes my husband), Pure Barre instructor, clean-ish eater, heavy coffee drinker, social media enthusiast, organizer, crafter, lover […]

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