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Amy

Amy
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I am a born and raised Cincinnatian and love all that this “big-little” city has to offer. Gardening, organization, maintaining life-long friendships and finding new places around town with my daughter; I always like to be busy but am also quite the homebody. Learning to truly find balance in life and being more “wholely” healthy are things I am leaning more into these days… well at least making the effort to.

Yes, I Spank My Child

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Disclaimer: This post is the perspective of one local parent, however, the American Academy of Pediatrics does not endorse spanking as a form of punishment. You can read their position statement HERE. Spanking is one...

History of Cincinnati 101

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Welcome Cincinnati Moms (new to Cincinnati moms, soon to be Cincinnati moms, and "I have lived here for forever and ask people what high school they went to" Cincinnati Moms) to a quick history...

When There is No Compromise: Parenting from Different Viewpoints

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Recently I had a conversation that was very uncomfortable for me, I found myself in the opposite “camp” of a conversation topic with an individual who I have a great deal of respect for....

How We Said Goodbye to Pacifiers

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You know that moment as a parent when you make a split second decision and you just go with it full force? Well for me one of the very first crossroads I had as...

The Mothers of Downton Abbey

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It has been several weeks now since we bid farewell to what I will refer to one of the best televisions series ever, Downton Abbey. Writing for a blog I obviously wanted to capture...

Broken Moments: The Other Side of Betrayal

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There are moments that grip us in a deep place of our being that we, from that moment forward, will never be the same. We try to pick up the pieces. We often find...

6 Things Single Mothers Never Say… Ever

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At the end of the day whether solo, joint, or partnered parenting we all find ourselves having similar challenges, similar experiences, and similar laughable moments. Parenting is just kinda like that. Single parenting though,...

The Other Side of Christmas: Book Review

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I am a lover of all things Christmas. I could probably exist in a Christmastime world for more months of the year than not. I actually listen to Christmas music sporadically throughout the year...

I’m Going to Give You a Piece of Advice….

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So there is probably a good percentage of people who read the title of this and simply did not open the post because the word “advice” was used. Many who do not want to...

Motherhood at Dusk {Series}

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When the doorbell rang for our photo shoot with Kandid.ly, I truly had no idea what to expect.  I am not really a "candid" person.  I thrive on plans, organization, and structure.  Not to...