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Author Archive | Cheryl Meany

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Losing My Cool

I am a teacher. Like my 5 year old daughter says, I teach “the big kids”, junior and senior English and Creative Writing. I am surrounded by teenagers daily who teach me all sorts of things about the world; mainly they keep me relatively hip to current pop culture and social media phenomenons that I […]

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Top 12 Kirkland Signature Items at Costco

Syracuse Moms Blog received free product in exchange for this post, however all opinions are our own. Before I had children, I was a bit of a food brand snob. When my husband and I were newlyweds, we would head to the grocery store 3-4 nights a week and pick out whatever we felt like for dinner that […]

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My Family is Complete Without a Boy

My Family is Complete Without a Boy

When we go out as a family (which is rare because where can you really go with a 6-year-old and 21-month-old twins and leave sane?), people will stop and comment on the twins or “Oh, what lovely girls you have!” I smile, agree and prepare to move on to our next point of destination – […]

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Capsule Wardrobe for Moms

Capsule Wardrobes for Moms

I have a closet full of clothes. I should be able to reach into my closet, grab an outfit, and walk out the door looking pulled together on the weekends. But I can’t. Like all the moms I know, my weekends are full of errands, activities, and outings. When I look in my closet, I […]

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Why You Need Mom Friends

Why We Need Mommy Groups

After the birth of my first daughter, I experienced a gamut of emotions. I was elated, terrified, overwhelmed, tired, emotional, fascinated; all of these things and more. However, more than anything else, I was lonely. My husband had to go back to work one week after we brought Layla home and all of my friends […]

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