Diving Into Lessons at Goldfish Swim School: Why I Decided It Was Time Sign My Daughter Up

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This post is sponsored by Goldfish Swim School. Our family received complimentary swim classes in exchange for providing an authentic review of our experience. As always, all opinions expressed are my own.  I won’t lie, when Goldfish Swim School initially reached out to me about setting up lessons for my daughter I was a little apprehensive… 

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[GIVEAWAY] Baby Shower Invitations for Girls Made Pretty With Paperless Post

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This giveaway is in partnership with Nakturnal. Continue reading to find out how you can enter for the chance to win $90 dollars worth of Paperless Post credits. I don’t know about you, but every time I scroll through my newsfeed it seems as if another one of my friends is getting engaged or announcing they’re… 

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This Mom’s Night Out at Iridescence Detroit Inside MotorCity Casino Hotel

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This post is sponsored by MotorCity Casino Hotel. I received a free dinner at Iridescence in exchange for providing an authentic review of my experience. As always, all opinions expressed are my own.  As a full-time working mom, I don’t get out much. In fact, my social life is pretty non-existent compared to other twenty-somethings my… 

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How to Become a Freelance Writer For Sites Like Babble & The Huffington Post

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Have you ever dreamed of landing writing gigs for sites like Babble, The Huffington Post or She Knows? Me too! That dream is actually part of what inspired me to start my blog. I remember that moment like it was yesterday. I had just come across an article on CNN.com titled, “Are 20-something unwed moms… 

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My Little Girl is Growing Up and I’m Not Ready

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When you become a parent, everyone gives you the same advice: Enjoy every moment. “Of course I’m going to enjoy every moment,” you think. “How can I resist this cute, cuddly, perfect little bundle of joy?” But when you’re running on less than two hours of consecutive sleep during the third feeding of the night,… 

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Q & A With the Creators of Snuggin + Giveaway

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I recently had the pleasure of meeting Evan and MacKenzie, the husband and wife couple behind Snuggin. After hearing their story and the motivation behind this adorable new baby toy, I quickly understood why it was getting such rave reviews. So, I invited them for an interview and they graciously offered to let me give one away! Read… 

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50 Inspirational Quotes to Help You Reach Your Goals This Year

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I’ve always been a dreamer at heart, and inspirational quotes are what keep me fueled when I’m running low on motivation—that and a triple grande, extra frothy, skinny vanilla latte! I know many of you have some pretty big goals this year and are working hard to make your dreams a reality. Get it girl!… 

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The List: Encouragement For The Working Mom

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Ah, Monday! The most beloved day of the week. This morning, groggy parents everywhere are settling back into the work-week routine after enjoying time at home with their families for the holidays. For some, this week is a welcomed break from the unstructured chaos that comes along with having everyone home over winter break, while others… 

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My Journey Of Self-Discovery and the Road to Self-Care

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What a year it has been! Looking back at this time last year, I was burned out, worn down, overextended and completely exhausted. I was busy trying to find balance as a working mom and struggling to find my identity as a 20-something with big dreams. I was emotionally, physically, and spiritually spent, and I was… 

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I Am #YoungMomStrong: Iman Brooks

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Ever since I kicked off my #YoungMomStrong series, I’ve had the pleasure of connecting with some fabulously fierce mamas across the country. This week, I’m excited to introduce you to Iman Brooks, the blogger behind Single Mom What a Life! Iman’s story is a powerful one, and her strength is something that I admire. Read more to… 

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