Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes Kids Should Learn (Besides “I Have a Dream”)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes Kids Should Learn (Besides “I Have a Dream”)

For most of us, when we think of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we think of the iconic “I have a dream” speech. Many of us can quote portions of it and we probably read the words with Dr. King’s voice in our minds. But, Dr. King had many words of wisdom that we still desperately need today. Check out these 15 MLK quotes every kid should learn!

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How to be the Fun Mom You Always Thought You Would Be

How to be the Fun Mom You Always Thought You Would Be

There are a lot of pressures in adulting and parenting that sure can suck the fun out of motherhood. It’s hard to be fun when you’re stressed or worried! And while being “fun” may not seem all that important compared to things like feeding and housing your kids, it is far more important than one might think.

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Make Self-Care a Priority With Oxford Momma

Make Self-Care a Priority With Oxford Momma

As moms, we know that it is important to practice self-care, and not just for us but for the sake of our families. But we also know that it is a whole lot easier said than done.

Actually practicing good self-care when you have tiny humans and other responsibilities, like working, can be a real challenge. This is why I am so excited about the Oxford Momma subscription box.

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7 Things I Have Become More Grateful For As a Mom

7 Things I Have Become More Grateful For As a Mom

I would to think that I have always been the type of person that appreciates even the simplest of life's pleasures. There really are so many things to appreciate about life (like life itself!) but I have found that motherhood has made me grateful for some of these things on a whole new level. 

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Working Mom Guilt And How to Drop It

Working Mom Guilt And How to Drop It

When I was pregnant, a friend of mine told me this of motherhood: "It's the hardest job you'll ever love". She was so right. Being a mom is the best thing that has ever happened to me but it's certainly not without its challenges. The greatest challenges, though, have nothing to do with the physical work of motherhood; it's the emotional weight that is my biggest hurdle as a mom. The weight of providing for my child's every need - physical, mental, emotional and spiritual - is something fierce.

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How to Become a Better Mom in the Next 7 Days

How to Become a Better Mom in the Next 7 Days

I've only been in this parenting game for just a little over three years but not too long ago, I started to feel like a complete failure. My son suddenly developed a hitting problem at church which, I do think is something some kids go through, but it made me feel like a terrible parent. His tantrums also started to escalate, which I had thought we were passed that stage (silly me!) and he suddenly started talking back.

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How I Lost 10.6 Pounds in 14 Days

How I Lost 10.6 Pounds in 14 Days

I recently shared in an Instagram story that I had lost 10.6 pounds in 14 days. I posted my exciting news purely for accountability purposes. I expected that maybe a few personal or blogging friends would say “congrats” but I did not expect to get so many DM’s both from people I know and random strangers asking how I did it.

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