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After we almost swore off travelling with our kids for good, I reached out to several friends and asked if travelling with their kids made them also question their life choices.  The “good” news is the answer was mostly yeses all around, phew! Misery loves company, am I right? Duplicating Success Then in 2020, we […]

Tips for Travelling with Kids, Featuring The Panel

tips for travelling with kids

Lifestyle, Motherhood, Travel

Lifestyle

easy sugar cookie recipe

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If you love your sugar cookies soft and full of vanilla flavour this is your new go-to sugar cookie recipe. I’ve been using this recipe since Maddie’s first birthday and it’s hand down my most used recipe. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 cup, unsalted butter1 1/2 cups, icing sugar, sifted1 egg, at room temperature3 tsp. vanilla2 1/2 […]

Sugar Cookie Recipe

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This Key Lime Pie recipe is quick easy, and everyone will freak out when they find out you made it. Seriously, it makes my husband look at me with heart eyes every time I make it. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ 𝐈𝐟 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐭𝐚𝐤𝐞 𝐧𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐞𝐥𝐬𝐞 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐭, 𝐦𝐚𝐤𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐡𝐚𝐦 𝐜𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐤𝐞𝐫 𝐜𝐫𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐩𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐠𝐨-𝐭𝐨. 𝐓𝐫𝐮𝐬𝐭 […]

Key Lime Pie Recipe and Hot Baking Tips

key lime pie recipe

Lifestyle

Motherhood, Wellness

mothers mental health compassion

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When Maddie was tiny, she looked at me and asked: “Mommy, do you even love me?”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀The question shattered me. I wanted to whisper to my sweet girl, “yes, baby, with all my heart, I love you, but mommy doesn’t value herself.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀We can never prepare ourselves for how our kids will shine a floodlight on the […]

Mommy, Do You Love Me?

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Being the logistics manager for tiny humans can make you believe nag is your default setting. Don’t believe the lies!⁣My mantra, for when life throws all the potty training accidents, the uncertainty of raising my kids during a global pandemic and sleepless nights at me, goes as follows:⁣⁣I love my kids; ⁣I love my kids, […]

A Mantra for Exhausted Moms

a mantra for exhausted moms, christine coughlin

Motherhood

Motherhood, Wellness

moms mental health

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A few months ago, I came across the quote, ” The opposite of depression is vitality.” ⁣⁣It resonated deeply for me because I had been working so hard to rediscover my zest for life. ⁣⁣Flash forward to this COVID world, and I can feel my vitality slipping away and my inner critic fighting to retake […]

Momma’s Lost Her Groove

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Kim’s story of healing and entrepreneurship has inspired me countless times. If you love epic adventures and doing good, you won’t want to miss this! Kim is the founder of Girl in the Wild, a not-for-profit that provides 𝗳𝗿𝗲𝗲 life-changing, confidence-building camps for teen girls in wild spaces. If you took a peek into Kim’s […]

Kim McMullen/ Girl In the Wild

Girl in the Wild Kim McMullen

Ladies To Know

Ladies To Know

Jade Brittany Featured on the In-Between

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“London had eyes of the bluest skies as if they thought of the rain,” said her mother, Jade. She had a fighting spirit, a huge beaming smile and a laugh that made everyone else giggle.⁣⁣Jade Brittany is the momma of four beautiful babes. Her third child London was born a micro-preemie at 23 weeks; she […]

Feature: Jade Brittany

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Last month, Christine called her husband (who was away for work) and couldn’t stop crying. Through tears, she said, “This isn’t working for me or our kids.” The “this” she was referring to is her stay-at-home-mom life—the life she’s been living for the last eight years. “Every bit of me wanted to be a mother, […]

The Women We Know: Feature

Christine Coughlin

Motherhood, Wellness

Lifestyle, Motherhood

halloween baking with kids

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Okay, momma’s one day until Halloween. Does anyone else feel the annoying itch to provide epic holiday treats for every damn holiday? I do, 100%. Another of those pre-motherhood fantasies that I’ve learned are not realistic. This year I managed to talk myself off the cookie baking/decorating until mid-night ledge. Old Christine would have done […]

The Pantry Item Every “Make It Epic Momma” Needs