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Podcasts for Busy Moms

I tend to be in the car about 117% of my day. Between work, carpool, running errands, volunteer work, etc., I feel I am in the car more than I am home. Because of that, I started looking for a variance from just listening to the radio. Enter: podcasts. I have explored different topics, genres, […]

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Spotlight for Women’s History Month: Raleigh Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown

Spotlight for Women’s History Month: Raleigh Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown

I had the pleasure of taking my 10-year-old, Ronni, and a few of her friends, to meet someone that represents not only what Black History Month is about, but Women’s History Month! Since Women’s History Month highlights the contributions of women in history and society, there is no one better to feature, then Chief Cassandra […]

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2019 Word of the Year: Identity

2019 Word of the Year: Identity

Warning: what lies ahead is a post of honesty and sincere reflection.  (You’ve been warned.) Many years ago, I gave up on making new year’s resolutions.  Instead, I embraced the trend of choosing a word, one word, that would be my focus and intent for the year ahead.  This past year, I focused on “rest” […]

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Where Legos Go to Die, Being a Working Parent, and Keeping the Playroom Door Closed

Where Legos Go to Die, Being a Working Parent, and Keeping the Playroom Door Closed

I need to be honest here. I am notorious for closing the door to the playroom and never looking back. I mean, do you know what’s there? Do you? It’s a pile of Legos, six pieces of a puzzle that have lost their home, a torn superman cape, and other various toys that have been […]

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Unhappy with your body? Learn the Truths & Myths about Plastic Surgery for Moms

This post is sponsored by Tannan Plastic Surgery. Raleigh Moms Blog only partners with sponsors who we feel bring the most value to our audience.Have you ever found yourself sitting by the pool, keeping one eye on the kids, and at the same time watching that mom? The one who seemingly has it all together. […]

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Confessions of a Working Mom: Resources for Work and Play

As working moms everywhere execute the delicate balancing act of wife, mother, employee, sister, daughter, volunteer, taxi driver, coach, disciplinarian, encourager, nurse, and so much more, there is an insatiable desire to truly be all things to all people. Here’s the thing: it’s impossible. So what’s a girl to do? How do we balance our […]

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Taking Time for Yourself: Nearby Weekend Getaway Destinations

Anyone else feel like January lasts for.ev.er?? I don’t know how it happens, but there is a glitch in the universe that crams at least 3 months into January. And this January was no exception. After a flooded office in early December (true story), an over the top Christmas, and traveling for New Years, January […]

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