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Thursday’s Thoughts:  Like riding a bike

From my Five-Minute Journal, today’s quote was from Albert Einstein: Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.  Although this morning was the first time I’d heard this quote, I think it’s been something that I’ve always subconsciously tried to use in my life when things are a challenge. … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts:  Like riding a bike

(Not so) Tall Tale Tuesday · Adventures · Laugh · Work

(Not so) Tall Tale Tuesday: Pride and Coffee 

It’s Tuesday again and you know what that means??? Yes, that’s right… it’s (Not so) Tall Tale Tuesday.  See the first of these posts for the background of these tales. The next prompt in the list on A Medium Corporation by Bianca Bass is: Write about a lesson you learned the hard way. Man, I have to… Continue reading (Not so) Tall Tale Tuesday: Pride and Coffee 

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Mommy Review Monday: Starbucks App

Before I start I’m going to go ahead and admit that this post makes me seem super-spoiled. I’ll refute that by saying that:  I work hard for my over-priced caffeinated beverages  I use them to treat myself or wake myself up (whichever type of day it might be) I don’t have a daily habit (most… Continue reading Mommy Review Monday: Starbucks App

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Adventures with Four: Top Tips for Mananging a Busy Work and Home Schedule

Almost once a week Garen or I have to work out of town or have a work dinner at night.  With four kids, people always say “I don’t know how you do it.” Honestly, what choice do you have but to figure it out?!? With that in mind, I thought I’d share a few tips… Continue reading Adventures with Four: Top Tips for Mananging a Busy Work and Home Schedule

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Photo Friday- Tis’ the Season

Oh what fun we had at Anna’s class Christmas party! Our class was in charge of the snacks. Due to lots of allergies, everything at our school has to be individually wrapped and cleared by Nurse Gina, who does a great job keeping our kids safe and healthy. Enter traditional white Little Debbie Christmas Trees.… Continue reading Photo Friday- Tis’ the Season

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Nursing Twins- Part 4: Pumping for Two

I’ve almost made it 8 months nursing Clara and Kate. I also work a 40+ hour work week so there have been many hours sitting hooked up to a pump.     Here are my tips and experiences with pumping, which work whether you’re pumping for one or two babies: Find out if you get a… Continue reading Nursing Twins- Part 4: Pumping for Two