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These days I”m feeling like I do a lot of spinning in circles! I have a 7 year old, a 4 year old, and a 2 month old. Here”s what a recent Monday looked like at our house: 1:30am: Little sister wakes up to nurse. At some point in the night Little Brother gets in…   [Read the full article]


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So…A Day in the Life…When does my day actually start?  These days, I see the wee hours of the morning way more often than I would like.  So, technically my ‘Day’ usually starts between 1 and 3am with a middle of the night feeding for the baby.  He is pretty much stuck on eating every…   [Read the full article]


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Allie is a stay at home mom to two boys ages 8 months and 2 1/2.   Thursday 5 am- I blearily awake to the hungry cries of my 8 month old and stumble back from the bathroom just as my husband brings the tiny Kraken into our room, before he returns to getting ready…   [Read the full article]


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Chrissy is a (Newly) Work From Home Mom of two girls ages 3 and 6.  This is what a day in her life is like!     A day in my life… I’m not sure if there is a day from the past few weeks that would offer a true snapshot. As I have shared…   [Read the full article]


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Bernie is a working mom of three school aged children.  This is what a day in her life looks like! I remember when my first two were little.  I had a toddler and a newborn.  My days were full of diapers, nursing, and no sleep.  It’s been about a decade since those days, but my…   [Read the full article]


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We’d like to introduce you to Stacey.  Stacey is a Fayette county stay at home mom to an almost 3 year old boy & a 7 month old girl desperately seeking a full night sleep & a tantrum free day. Stacey has done a great job advocating for her son and getting him the help…   [Read the full article]


Do you have a regular date night with your special someone?  Or is it more typical to go months without one?  When you do get out, what does your typical date night look like? A few of the CFF contributors answer those questions. Allie: My ideal date night involves child are for my littles, a…   [Read the full article]


How young is too young for sports

I have a super active little boy who loves to watch his dad play softball for our church team. He loves getting to run around tossing the big yellow balls and play with his best friend, whose dad is also on the team. Seeing his budding love of sports, I started to wonder “When should…   [Read the full article]


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If you”d love to save a little time, especially now that school has started, investing in some meal planning and pre-preparation may be just the ticket to a few minutes of extra sleep or more time for yourself! A little bit of effort will pay off big-time when family meal preparations are easier and less stressful!…   [Read the full article]


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It has only been two weeks since school began, yet I am already BORED with making school lunches.  My picky sixth grader absolutely refuses to buy her lunch at school.  To her, buying a school lunch is akin to eating a garbage sandwich topped with warm anchovies.  So…between my daughter and my boys, I make…   [Read the full article]