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Kids Can Veto My Social Media EVMB Kristen Carter November

My Kids Can Veto My Social Media

Pretty early on in this parenting gig, I realized that I needed to ask my child’s permission to do things. First, it was rhetorical, like, “Can I shower now before you wake up?” (obviously I didn’t expect her to answer at 2.5 weeks old), but then as she grew, I learned to get her approval/give […]

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Date Night Babysitting Swap

 One of our New Years Resolutions last year was to try harder for a date night once a month. Sounds easy right? Until you realize that you date night budget needs to be doubled just to pay for the babysitter. Without having family here we thought we were only left with one choice, but once […]

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Cup'le of Thoughts On Christmas

A Cup’le of Thoughts on Christmas

Like many of you, I’m a huge fan of Christmas. The birth of Jesus Christ, the feelings it brings, the way people come together, the joy, the love, the happiness, the twinkling lights, the pine smells and Starbucks holiday cups. For me, the holiday cups are a fun outward reminder that Christmas season is upon […]

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving: The forgotten Holiday

Halloween has passed and all of our children have probably rotted out their teeth with all the goodies they received trick or treating. Some people may tell you that it’s time to start “decking the halls” in anticipation of reindeer, Santa, and sugar plums. Nay. I say. Nay. Don’t get me wrong. I LOVE Christmas […]

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Thanksgiving planning tips for a delicious and stress-free holiday meal!

Thanksgiving Prep

Hosting Thanksgiving our Thanksgiving meal is something I look forward to each year. I love cooking and entertaining so it’s easily one of my favorite holidays to celebrate. Pulling off a big meal with lots of dishes can be totally overwhelming, but I have a few tips that I use to keep make sure the […]

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