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You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are

We all have those days. The days when from the moment you open your eyes, it’s a struggle. You wonder how you’ll ever get through, and you question everything you’re doing as a parent. You’re pulled in ten different directions and feel like you need to grow an extra set of hands just to get […]

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Embracing My Body so My Kids do the Same

In September, I had the opportunity to see Embrace—a documentary created by Body Image Activist Taryn Brumfitt. Here’s the trailer so you can see what it’s about:   I’ve been thinking about doing a post about this movie since the minute it started. The facts are scary and sad: 91% of women are unhappy with […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Bullet Journaling

Every year I say “this is the year I’m going to get all the things done that I’ve been putting off.” It doesn’t take long for my high hopes to be dashed. My lofty goals usually come to a screeching halt somewhere between January 1st and January 2nd. (Okay, I may be exaggerating, but you […]

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New Year, New Me

New Year, New Me?

Mama’s Resolutions for the Coming Year You could say that this past year was a big one for my daughter, E, and me – life-changing really. I found my sense of independence after living with my mother for many months. I moved out, found a place for E and me to call home, I turned […]

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Syracuse MB Top Blog Posts 2016

Syracuse Moms Blog Top Ten Posts of 2016

There is no better way to kick off the New Year at Syracuse Moms Blog than by reflecting on the top ten posts of 2016. “Wait for me..” A Message for My Husband I Will Never Get to Know You, but I Will Always Love You. Taking My 6 Year Old to Therapy Was the […]

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40 Tasty Holiday Recipes

In between the hustle and bustle of wrapping gifts and hanging the stockings by the fire with care, it suddenly hits you – you also need to feed your family and guests, who are all expecting something special to eat for the holidays. If you haven’t compiled your favorite recipes, made a grocery list or started holiday baking yet, no […]

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Top Christmas Gifts for Children in 2016

I don’t know about you, but last year when my daughter was 1.5 years old I went totally overboard for Christmas. I guess I was just super excited that she could finally participate and join in on my excitement for the holiday season. Boy was I wrong! I bought way too much stuff, and she was […]

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2016 Reader Survey + A Chance to WIN a Target Gift Card!

We can hardly believe that this is the last month of 2016 and that we are coming up on ONE YEAR since we launched Syracuse Moms Blog. The growth, the connections, and the community that we have experienced have absolutely taken our breath away.  With everything that we do, we have YOU in mind, and we want to continue to bring you […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Photographers in Syracuse and CNY

The Ultimate Guide to Photographers in and around Syracuse

We are pleased to offer this robust resource that lists the finest photographers in and around Syracuse. Their talents range from maternity, newborn, child, family, and special occasion photography. Servicing all of Central New York, these photographers can’t wait to work with you to capture moments and memories that will last a lifetime! Paige Everson Fine Art Portraits Hi [...]
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8 Rules for Living with Teenagers

8 Rules for Living with Teenagers

Advice on teenagers. Shyeah. I had my doubts about a post like this. I’m no expert. But sometimes, the following rules work pretty well. Most of the time. Well, part of the time. Eh. Anyways… 8 Rules for Living with Teenagers: Do not try to engage your teenage son in conversation before the bus. He […]

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