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Moms always have something to say. Sometimes we feel like shouting to the world what we feel, think, or have an opinion about. Do you have a place where you can air your opinions freely without feeling like you’ve opened up Pandora’s Box? Are you interested in hearing the perspective of other moms out there dealing with issues just like you? Here on the Mamalog, we will share weekly troubles, topics and local hotspots for you to think about, engage in, try out and more. This is a safe place to unwind and keep it real. Your opinion matters here, so please don’t hesitate to join in the conversation as moms come together to chat about life, love, and everything in-between!

Should I Let My Children Sleep in My Bed?

I’ll admit it. My children sleep in my room with me, and they alternate on who “gets to sleep with mommy.” I feel like a celebrity really as I hear them argue over whom gets to cuddle with me at night. I have always had my children either near my bed or in it ...

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Does Your Child Fear Monsters Under the Bed?

I am usually pretty strict about what I allow my kids to watch. This comes from my own personal morals, but it also comes with knowing my kids. Every child is different and not every kid is going to think that there are monsters under the bed after watching Mi...

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Moms: This is Your Next Priority

This day and age, if you turn on the television or glance to your right at the checkout aisle, there are tons of mommy misrepresentations.  Where are the photos of tired eyes, sleepless nights, stains, snotty noses, and frumpy clothes?  All these moms seem to ...

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Mamalog: What’s Your Embarrassing Mommy Moment?

One of the best parts about being a mom is being yourself. Our kids are usually non-judgmental and so we find ourselves being able to be silly around them. On the other hand, there are moments where your kids are the silly ones – and that can end up being stra...

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Mamalog: Family New Year’s Resolutions

“For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning." -T.S. Elliot   We’ve made it through the holidays, and after you relax and settle down, resolutions s...

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Mamalog: Spending Quality Time with Your Kids

“In the end, kids won’t remember that fancy toy or game you bought them, they will remember the time you spent with them.” -Kevin Heath It’s the hustle and bustle of the holidays and sometimes I wish I could freeze time.  If I could freeze time, I think I ...

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Mamalog: Holidays Begin with Tradition

I am so excited for this holiday season! There are so many things I want to do with my kids that we do every year, and so many more things that I want to try. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines tradition as, “an inherited, established, or customary pattern...

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Mamalog: Celebrating Santa with Your Kids

I don’t know about you, but Santa still comes to my house. I am still having a great time coming up with new ways to make the Santa Experience more magical. Last year, we saw snowy boot prints all over my carpet accompanied by a half-eaten carrot, an empty gla...

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Should You Give Your Child an Allowance?

“My life changed the day I moved beyond just wishing for things and I started earning them. That is the day I learned that we don't get what we wish for, we get what we work for.” ― Steve Maraboli Should you give your child an allowance? Allowance was some...

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The Guidelines for Sleepovers

“Mommy, can I spend the night at…?” We have all slept over at someone’s house as kids. It was so much fun to spend the night and stay up watching movies, having pillow fights, and sporting our cutest pajamas. Our parents probably felt relieved, but missed u...

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