ON MOTHERHOOD

Every so often since I became a mother I wish I had a time machine so I could go back in time and live life free and easy again, just for a minute. It’s on the days that are filled with watermelon stains on the brand new upholstered bar stools and bubble mixture pooling on the living room carpet. Those days where the time out flag has been waved far too regularly, where the whining continues even after what feels like a hundred reminders about the use of a nice voice. Sometimes motherhood leaves me flopping around on the shore of life, gasping for air. And then…

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TODDLER GIRL CAPSULE WARDROBE: Fall/Back to School

1. “Stay True” Tee  2. Green Eyelet Tee  3. Leopard Thermal Top  4. White Eyelet Tee  5. Peace Sign Tee  6. Pink and Gray Heart Sweatshirt  7. Gray Pattern Sweater  8. Light Wash Denim Jacket  9. Sequined Cardigan  10. Hair Elastics  11. Tulle Skirt with Sequins  12. Peppermint Stick A Line Skirt  13. Floral Belted Sweatshirt Dress  14. Light Wash Jeans   15. Gray Joggers  16. Pink Parka  17. Converse CTAS Low Tops  18. Hot Pink Sweatshirt Dress  19. Black Classic Hunter Boots 20. Green Peplum Anorak

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FAVORITE SERIES BOOKS FOR PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN

Preschoolers and kindergarteners love to read predictable books and about a character that they can read more about in other books. They love the repetition and familiarity. Here is a list of twenty books that are common favorites amongst preschool and kindergarten age children (including my almost-three-year-old daughter!) that are sure to get your budding reader hooked on the whole series.

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