Moms Need A Break

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At a recent monthly mom’s group meeting, I finally realized why parenting feels so exhausting. A lot of what we do is unseen, even by us. Call it the Motherload, default parenting, the second shift, even married single mom,...
Slugs on my face?!? Ok, don’t worry, that’s not really a thing. But have you ever heard of “slugging”? Because that IS actually a thing.  I love to follow different dermatologists on Instagram, and often find myself picking up awesome...
There's more to card games than War and Go Fish! In honor of "Play More Cards Day," I compiled a list of our go-to games that only involve cards! Every game on this list, we play with our 7-year-old,...
Self-Care ... what is self-care?  According to the dictionary ... it is the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one's own health. Another definition is the practice of taking an active role in protecting one's own well-being and...
I’m teaching my daughter to live without me.  My mom hates it when I say this.  She hates it because the phrase automatically exudes gloom and doom.  And that’s not what I mean at all.  It’s not because I’m ill or...
Spring is near, and it's the perfect time to clean out your closets and declutter your home while enjoying a break with other moms!  Let's get rid of unused items and swap for a few things as we enter a...
“How long have you been dealing with the severe constipation and the skid marks in your underwear?”  The boy before me looked up with a mixture of exasperation and defeat.  “My entire life,” he said.  He was 18 years old.  This young man...

Feeling 40 and Fabulous

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I recently turned 40, and for years I assumed I’d arrive at this milestone feeling rather ‘middle aged’, but instead I was surprised to find that I feel 40 and Fabulous! On the big day, I celebrated with friends...
One of life’s biggest mysteries, like why all the Tupperware lids go missing and the exit of only one sock when two go in the dryer: Why do the kids always want to wear shorts, even when it is...
Over the course of my nearly 20-year career in the cosmetics industry, I amassed a huge collection of branded merchandise – from t-shirts to tote bags, office supplies to fashion accessories, and a seemingly endless supply of creams, cleansers,...

In + Around STL

St. Louis Mom Swap + Shop

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Spring is near, and it's the perfect time to clean out your closets and declutter your home while enjoying a break with other moms!  Let's...