Letting Go of Control

I let go of control yesterday and sent Luca for a haircut with Frank. Did I fear he would come back with a horrible haircut? Yes. Did I send specific instructions and photos of the haircut I wanted? Also yes. Did Luca do much better getting his haircut without mommy to cling onto? Actually, yes!…

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Dining Out with Kids

Family fun: take your kids to dinner where they barely eat anything except for the french fries. Reward them for not eating by ordering special shakes for dessert that one barely drinks and the other uses his straw to splash it everywhere. Then, go to Target because it’s next door and duh, Target. Buy things…

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Mom Mantra

Being a parent is so scary. Earlier this week, after I dropped Genevieve off at school and was walking home, I checked my phone to see that I missed a call from the district telling us to check our email. There was a threat on our schools today from someone in another county. Luckily, the…

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A Story of Perspective

A story of perspective. I’m recently wasn’t feeling well and Genevieve had an art class that night. I originally canceled and felt bad she was going to miss it. But I just didn’t have the energy to drag two kids back and forth from class when my body was saying I need to lay down…

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Working Mom Problems

True story. Luca does this multiple times a day and Genevieve did it too when she was little. ….. #workingmom #workathomemom #wahm #mommy #toddlermom #momproblems #lifelifessonsaccordingtohellojoelle

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I Found My Dream Mom Bag: Mina Baie

Moms!! I found my dream bag! It only took 5 years, 2 kids and a million bags for me to discover Mina Baie. After I became very vocal on social media about my search for the perfect bag, my friend sent me an email about a Mina Baie sample sale. She has their Harper backpack…

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