It's the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season is filled with family, peppermint, lights, and magic, but it's not without its controversies! "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Holidays"? Dare I mention....the Starbucks cup? Perhaps the most polarizing of...
Ya'll, this mama loves a good deal. My daddy raised me right and should have given me "Thrifty" as a middle name. But sometimes it's hard to balance keeping your kids entertained (especially during school breaks!) and not breaking...
It's that time of year again--the day that looms over your head is upon us. Each year, you hope to have a little one to hold or to be pregnant on Mother's Day; but once again, your arms are...
How many of you remember your first day of high school, particularly walking into your first class? I remember so vividly searching for a familiar face to soothe my anxiety and motion me to sit next to them. My...
    There’s something spreading rapidly through the local playground, school pick up line, even Starbucks isn’t immune. And no it’s not hand/foot/mouth. Negativity. This contagious condition is carried by most of us moms. We’re infecting ourselves and even more alarmingly, our...
For as long as I can remember, I have had a Type A, controlling personality. I am the lady in the grocery store check out lane that groups the canned goods and puts them in a straight line, holiday...
What are you reading this month? OKCMB contributors Heather White, Lacey Hamilton, and Jenny Potter share recommendations of their favorite recent reads. Each book title links to the Metro Library catalog so you can check them out for yourself!  Non-...
I recently wrote an article called Riding the Weight Wave acknowledging that weight fluctuations are normal - and giving everyone a likely too detailed timeline of my sizes and weights over the last decade. I got a few comments asking...
"Alexa, make my life easier." Wouldn't that be nice?? As women and moms, we are constantly trying to find life hacks that can make the every day run smoother. We live in a technology world. Utilizing Alexa and other apps...
As a stay at home mom of 7 years, I’ve seen my fair share of children’s programming. Screen time gets a bad rep, but there’s a lot of good lessons to be found in some of these shows for...
After having a baby, there's a period where you have no idea if it is AM or PM or what day of the week it is. You try to stay awake during late night feedings. That's followed by trying...
It was one of those days. My son was tired and cranky (as was I), and by the time my husband got home from work, we were well into the bedtime routine. Of course, having been away all day, my husband...

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