So, Mornings… How Are They Going for You?

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Have you met my friend, Kat? Allow me to introduce you… She makes a ball cap look great. She loves Tex-Mex food (me, too- except I live in Canada. Drat.) She actually has a chin-up bar in one of the doorways in her home, and every time she walks by, she does a chin-up. She is one of the coolest moms I know, and inspires me to want to be the same. She has a thing for teeny-bopper music, and at the same time, she held […]

Surviving Early Pregnancy With a Houseful of Littles

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I remember when I was pregnant with my first. I was working full time as an ESL teacher, but during my time off? I could put my feet up, take a nap when I was tired, make whatever food I was craving (or not make food at all if my stomach was off), go for a walk or do yoga when I was sore, put off the (minimal) cleaning in our teensy apartment… basically, whatever I needed to do. My second pregnancy was a shock compared […]

Celebrating New Year’s with Children

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Written by Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer If you have little kids, chances are your New Year’s celebrations don’t look like they used to. You probably don’t go out to a party or have friends over until 1 or 2 in the morning. In fact, you might be like me – I went to bed around 10 the last couple of years! Oops. :) Of course, there’s also the possibility of getting a babysitter and having a nice night out anyway, especially if your kids aren’t […]