Abby Klosterhoff

Abby Klosterhoff
Abby is a St. Louis native and an elementary school educator. Abby has been married to her college sweetheart for almost nine years. Abby is a twin mom to five year old twins. By day Abby is a kindergarten teacher and In the evening she is a freelance curriculum writer and loves to share tips for creating a safer home on social media. Her hobbies include diy home projects, creating recipes and meal prepping, spending weekend at the farm, and enjoying family time outdoors. You can follow along with her motherhood journey @abbykristine16
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The Pause: Trisomy Awareness Month

March is National Trisomy Awareness Month. Since becoming a mom, I often wonder what it must have felt like for my mom to hear and feel that pause. The pause at the ultrasound when they...

St. Louis Library Take Home Resource Guide

Did you know the library has projectors for checkout and even children's preloaded tablets? What about books that read aloud to them? It’s getting cold outside, and sometimes we need some fresh activities for...
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Safe Cleaning on a Budget: Quick and Easy Swaps!

It’s that time of year when we are feeling the Christmas budget and need to be aware of our spending. Here are some of my favorite budget-friendly, non-toxic cleaning items that are versatile! You...
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St. Louis Mom’s Favorite Summer Reads

I love reading in the summer— escaping to a different world, looking at a life story with a different lens, or simply imagining I’m on vacation in a beautiful place.Summer is my favorite time...
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Happy National Pack Your Lunch Day!

March 10 is National Pack Your Lunch Day!   Is there anything more frustrating than realizing you don't have a lunch prepared in the morning when you are rushing to get out the door? Today is...

Thriftmas: What’s it All About? 

You have probably heard the term Thriftmas buzzing around on social media.  Thristmas is the idea that you thrift/buy resale Christmas gifts.  You might say, “oh, I already do that!” Great, well, I have...

3 Easy, Quick Fall Soup Recipes Your Family Will Love!

Fall soup season is here! I’m always looking for quick, easy meals that are nourishing! You’re going to love these three soups. Each one is prepared in a different appliance, so you can choose...

Grieving the End of the “Having Kids” Era

Have you experienced the end of the “having kids” era?     My only pregnancy was not how I expected it. I didn’t expect twins. I didn’t expect an unplanned emergency c-section. I didn’t plan to have my children out...
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Encouraging Independence

You’re probably laughing right now, thinking, “what is independence??” My children are always touching me, always interrupting me, and are always needing me for something. It’s so much faster if I just do things...