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Milwaukee Summer Guide 2019

My children have informed me that there are 9 days left of school, which makes my insides feel a little panicky. I sat down this week and started making some plans once summer comes–because if my kids are flopped in front of the tv while I clean up their breakfast, so help me... It starts with the morning. I plan on insisting they make their beds and tidy their rooms before breakfast. I will enforce teeth brushing–no tantrum is going…

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New Year: Same Jerk

It’s a week after New Year’s Day, which means most of us have already broken our resolutions. I can only hope we score some points for being consistent in breaking our resolutions. Consistency is important too, folks. I’m going to be honest with you: I’ve been struggling these past few months. One of my ailments is that I suffer from a chronic case of not-enoughitis. I have to-do lists, closets to clean out, an old house that constantly needs repair,…

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Kitchen Essentials Edition

In the past year,  I did four rounds of the Whole 30. And when I say that I did four of them, what I mean is that I actually accomplished two of them. The other two were more like Whole 30-ishes. But even the ishes were solid attempts. For those that aren’t familiar with the Whole 30, it’s a strict 30-day challenge to help you with your food addictions, get your body clean, improve your health/sleep/skin and reconcile your relationship…

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Veteran’s Park

Greg & I took the girls out to Veterans Park and my one of my favorite spots in the city, Colectivo on the lakefront. Yes, it’s cold. Yes, we’d rather watch Netflix and chill. But sometimes, you just need to get outside. We packed up the girls and some baseball gear and away we went. The best part of this excursion? It’s free, it’s fun, and the girls come home tired. It’s the trifecta–the holy grail of parenting. Greg walked…

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