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Easy Ways to Decorate for Fall (Even If The AC Is Still On)

Living in Florida all my life means being totally dependent on the calendar to tell when each season begins and ends. Fall and summer feel pretty much the same for the most part, except we are starting to see the end of the daily 4:00 sunshowers and it takes a little longer to be drenched […]

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5 things we changed about our mornings so we can finally be (gasp) EARLY TO SCHOOL

5 things we changed about our mornings so we can finally be (gasp) EARLY TO SCHOOL

I’m late to everything. Literally, my family says “I’ll be late to my own funeral” and my friends take bets on when exactly I’ll arrive. My husband’s family is from Colombia and they joke that they run on Latin time. Which I thought wasn’t really a thing until we had to tell his grandparents that […]

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​A watched pot never boils: 10 kitchen chores you can do in five minutes.

Over the past 20 years of married life, I’ve owned more coffee pots than you can count. From traditional Mr. Coffee pots, expensive Ninja Coffee Bar gizmos, a few French Press makers, a Keurig, and my latest coffee obsession – a Pourover. My pourover coffee requires that I boil water before pouring it over the […]

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Their Space

  I’m conflicted about the state of my daughters’ bedrooms. They are thirteen and their rooms are a perpetual state of mess. One occasionally gets tired of her own mess and picks up. Her twin does not. I have always been a little OCD. Well, OK, maybe a lot. As a child my bedroom was […]

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One Easy Step to Save on Groceries, Gas, and More with Winn-Dixie + Plenti

This post is sponsored by Winn-Dixie.Everyone is always looking for ways to save money on the essentials, but sometimes the hassle just doesn’t seem worth it. Extreme couponing, keeping track of multiple rewards cards, and solely shopping sales can get old quickly. Thankfully, there is a reward program that takes almost no effort at all […]

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Obsessed with Milestones

​ Do you obsess about milestones and when your child should be doing something? As a mom of two teens, I’d like to offer this advice to moms of littles. Stop. Stop worrying. Don’t compare your own child’s “firsts” to your friends’ children. Don’t obsess over books that suggest when your child should roll over, sit […]

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Scaling Back Kids’ Activities

Growing up I had a close friend who swam competitively. She and her four brothers all swam on the same team. At the time, I felt sorry for her because she wasn’t allowed to choose her own sport or activity. Now as an adult looking back, I think her mother was brilliant. Five kids and only one activity at […]

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Water Safety Tips with British Swim School

OMB worked with British Swim School of Orlando to compile this helpful advice. We only work with businesses that we trust and present information that we feel will benefit our readers.Some of my favorite memories growing up took place splashing in pools and jumping ocean waves. We would swim and swim until our fingers were […]

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Life Is Easier With Tupperware!

Amanda Ogden was a vendor at a recent event, and we have chosen her business to highlight, so that you can learn a little bit more about Tupperware! Three of the biggest challenges facing busy moms are: Staying organized Making sure the family is eating healthy meals And coming up with a little extra money […]

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The New Year’s Resolutions Pretty Much All Moms Should Have

We all come from different backgrounds and beliefs; we have different perspectives on parenting and family dynamics, but many of us struggle with similar obstacles because we share one thing in common: that title of “mom”. The responsibilities are rigorous, the schedule is demanding, and the sacrifices are great, but we wouldn’t change it for […]

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