Making the Move to a Big Bed

I was really in no hurry to move my son out of the crib. I liked knowing that he was safe and secure and planned to keep him there as long as I could. As he got closer to two, though, he became more and more interested in climbing and after seeing him put his foot […]

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What’s Cookin’ Wednesdays: Baked Penne Casserole {Recipe & Giveaway}

This series is brought to you by Indie Plate, Fresh.Groceries.Delivered.  Here at Red Stick Moms Blog, we know how important it is to get healthy and delicious meals to our families, but we also know how difficult and time-consuming it can be as well.  We are so excited to bring you this sponsored series by Indie […]

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DIY Outdoor Chalkboard Wall

I must admit that I am not a huge fan of the chalkboard craze.  As a photographer, I see it EVERYWHERE and the “I’d rather be a leader over a follower” in me was completely withdrawn from the idea.  When we started our outdoor living project a few months ago, a move of the swing […]

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The Day My Son Threw His Shoes At Me

I am a dancer.  Maybe not a very good one, but I’m a passionate one for sure.  There are very few things that I love more than dancing my heart out. Throughout my entire childhood (and most of my adulthood so far), I have spent hours upon hours dancing alone in my house.  Give me an hour […]

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8 Things I am Reminded of Every Summer Break with My Kids

By trade, I’m a teacher.  But my real job is “momma” to three amazing, stinky boys.  I absolutely love teaching, but by the time May rolls around I’m craving those long, lazy summer days that I so look forward to every year.  I find as my children get older these long, lazy summer days aren’t so […]

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What’s Cookin’ Wednesdays: Quick & Easy Omelet and Pizza {Recipes and Giveaway}

This series is brought to you by Indie Plate, Fresh.Groceries.Delivered.  Here at Red Stick Moms Blog, we know how important it is to get healthy and delicious meals to our families, but we also know how difficult and time-consuming it can be as well.  We are so excited to bring you this sponsored series by […]

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Two Things I’m Doing to Combat Fear

When I was pregnant, one of the best pieces of advice I received went something like: Come to terms with the fact that every parenting decision you ever make will be the wrong one. I have come back to that idea over and over again in my six months as a mom.  There is not one right […]

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Birthday Cakes: Why I Go Homemade

Previously, I mentioned that I like to go all out on birthdays.  Well, along those same lines, that includes making a homemade birthday cake for each of my boys.  I’ve made it my mission to continue this tradition for as long as they’ll let me and think it’s still cool for mom to make their cakes. […]

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The Selfish Side of Motherhood

Have you ever been that mom? The one that is wandering the aisles of the grocery store, using every last bit of the week’s energy to fill the pantry…infant fussy for a bottle, toddler tugging at your shirt for every toy on the shelf? The mom that finally makes it out the store, just to […]

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When to Stop Seeing Mommy Naked??

Do not be ashamed. I think we have all done it. We never put that much thought into it. Our children are born and our lives go into survivor mode. We just want to bathe, so we bring the baby in their carrier just to be near us. We are trying to do the simple […]

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