5 Reasons to Use a Menstrual Cup

5 Reasons to Use a Menstrual Cup

Ever heard of a menstrual cup? No? I hadn’t either until I was in graduate school and one of my classmates started talking about one. She was involved with the Women’s Center on campus and had only recently found out about eco-friendly feminine hygiene options. I did a little research, decided to try one for […]

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My Best; Your Best; Different, Yes!

My Best; Your Best; Different, YES! We are all different, our schedules are different, our marriages are different, our kids are different, our expectations are different, our ideas are different, our experiences are different; WE are DiFfErEnT!! I have been reflecting on my life for a few months, but especially the last few weeks. My hubby and […]

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The Great Forfeit

This topic has been on my mind over the last few weeks as I have watched my sister-in-law become a mother. One day we were all together, she and my brother-in-law entertaining our children like they have done for the last five years, and then the next morning, she had her own little one who […]

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Knoxville Road Trip

Knoxville Road Trippin’: A Quick Family Getaway

Looking for a quick trip with the family before school starts back? Short road trips that won’t break the pre-back to school bank are the way to go! We recently had the privilege of checking out the Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park on behalf of Chattanooga Mom’s Blog and think it’s the perfect destination for your […]

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Why I Hate Fixer Upper

When I typed the title of this post, I immediately ducked as if rotten eggs were already being hurled at me. I fear the hate mail I will receive and perhaps should be concerned about my personal safety. I am not sure I can bear the weight of the fury and outrage sure to come upon me. When I picture Chip and JoJo reading the title […]

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Confessions of a Normal Mom

Confessions of a Normal Mom

I think the term “bad mom” is thrown around a little too lightly nowadays. It’s pretty hard to really and truly be a bad mom. Repeatedly and intentionally hurting your child or putting them in danger. Being consciously or maliciously neglectful or negligent. Those are the types of things I think we all can agree […]

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Baby-Led Weaning: The Good, the Bad and the Oh No, That Shirt’s Ruined

Most of my parenting philosophy is based on my own crippling laziness and incompetence. I exclusively breastfed because I was able to and keeping bottles sterilized seemed really hard. I use disposable diapers because, as much as I love the idea of not contributing a billion dirty diapers to landfills, I can barely manage to […]

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