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I love to write about babies, toddlers, pre-k and kinder kids, because that’s the age of my own children. Here’s where you can read more about me. I also share my birth stories with the world because I loved to read other women’s stories when I was pregnant all three times!

I also like to explore what makes motherhood magical (or bearable, depending on the day): loving God, prioritizing self care, marriage, managing a home, and celebrating holidays. Please enjoy browsing around!

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Mama Manages Bitty Babies and Tiny Tots

Got tiny people in your care? Here are my recent posts about raising babies and toddlers.

Mama Manages Pre-K and Kindergarten Kids

What a fun and feisty season of life! And…exhausting. Do everyone’s children talk as much as mine? Holy cow, they never put a lid on it. But I do love them, and I bet you love yours, too. Here are my posts for the mamas with pre-k and kinder kids.

Birth Stories from the Mama

Are you a birth junky like me? I couldn’t get enough of birth stories when I was pregnant. I hope my stories help you learn more about what it’s like to have a baby.

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Lessons Learned from Mama Manages

Parenting is tough. I’ve made lots of mistakes and grown a lot as a mom. I hope you can learn from my mistakes. Much love, mamas!

My Secondary Infertility and Miscarriage Story

My journey with secondary infertility and miscarriage began back in early 2016. Hubs and I knew we were ready to have another baby after delivering our first, Turkey Burger, in August 2014.  We got pregnant almost right away in April. At 8 weeks pregnant, we saw a...

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