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Raising little ones is all consuming. We worry if we are doing enough… we worry if we are doing too much… We find ourselves concentrating so hard on our littles & wonder what is left of the person we were before their arrival. Mama, we all feel it. Let’s journey together, lift each other up & be a village for one another…

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lauren

I I want to be that amazing mom… You know, the one that makes Pinterest projects look easy. The one who throws awesome birthday parties and DIYs the whole thing to a professional level. The one who never misses a pick up or practice, let alone a game or school performance. The one who stays […]

Summer mode means a lot of braids and natural waves around here… but friends, back to school it looming which means back to morning routine and back to styling the hair… And really, I don’t mind – something about fixing my hair slows me down and calms me. Maybe it’s my zen. Or maybe I’m […]

Sometimes when I am planning my Friday Favorites posts, I need a minute to think about what I am really loving right now… other times, like today, it’s just beyond easy because I love something just that much. Alice + Ames girls dresses simply cannot be beat in my eyes. I first stumbled upon these […]

This post contains affiliate links. As always, I only link products I fully love and use for myself, my littles or my business. Phew – where did the last month go? Between all of our traveling, I feel like 4 weeks passed in a blur and here we are in mid July already! I guess […]

Lately I’ve been getting the same message over and over: unplug… reset… recharge… It’s come in many forms – a tree cutter grinding our cable and internet lines along with the stump he was hired to grind. A squirrel gnawing the replacement line before the new landscaping was done and buried the line. A holiday […]

Summer is in full swing at the DeFrehn house & that means lots of time in the pool… which leads to mama pulling out the camera water gear for my 5th baby, my Nikon… I have been a big fan of under & in the water photos dating all the way back to those awesome […]