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    Mom Tips,  Parenting

    4 Easy Steps to Get Rid of Mom Guilt

    If you’re a mom, you have experienced guilt. If you haven’t–wow. I am super jealous and can only aspire to be like you! Until I became a mom, I was able to brush the feeling of guilt off pretty well. Now it stays with me like the soggy crackers your kid drops on you. Here are a few steps that have helped me get rid of mom guilt. But first, here are a few reasons why you might be feeling it to begin with. Reasons you may feel guilty as a mom You want to sleep when you “should” be doing housework (or anything else you feel you need to…

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    Family Christmas Traditions

    My husband and I don’t have a ton of Christmas tradtions yet, but one we do have is putting the tree up on December 1. He definitely gets more excited about it than me, but once we get going I start to feel the Christmas spirit. This year we were delayed in setting up the tree because of our newest addition, and the fact that we didn’t have a good way to stop her from getting the tree. Rob didn’t mind, but he wasn’t the one that was going to have to be on constant watch🙄.  I finally caved, and we ended up putting the tree up without having a…