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Stay at Home Mom Shame

My husband recently went to a few work dinners with colleagues. You know, the kind that involves a certain level of schmoozing with vendors and a good amount of red meat. He also has the opportunity to meet up with…

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This Little Piggy: 5 Nail Salons For A Mommy & Me Mani

If a full day of running errands has you and your littles singing the to-do list blues, make a pit stop at one of these kid-friendly nail salons that are perfect for some mommy & me time!

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Why You Need a Mom Break and How to Take One

“Remember mama, you are a vital part of your family. You’re more than just a worker, you are a life-giver and source of inspiration. So treat yourself and give yourself a break.”

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How to Maintain Balance as Mom (Minus the Mom Guilt)

Photo: Kate Haus Photography
Balance. Mom guilt. Presence. Self-care.
I love these buzzwords that get tossed around and overused when it comes to advice and stories about motherhood. For a lot of moms, it is hard to have “balance” or…

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How Being a Conscious Consumer Is Improving My Parenting

Since expanding my conscious consumption to include fashion and beauty, the surprising effect is how it impacts how I parent.

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Nailed It! Best Spots for a Mommy and Me Mani-Pedi

If your mini-me has been begging to get her hands (and piggies) in on the mani-pedi action, we’ve got the 411 on the best places to dress up your digits together.

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San Diego’s Best Kid-Friendly Nail Salons

Get the royal treatment with a mani/pedi at one of these nail salons that welcomes your little sidekick for pampering too!

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How Parents Can Learn to Juggle A Million Things at Once

Bottom line? Sometimes priorities have to shift.

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51 Ways to Make Yourself a Priority Again

Let’s not undervalue the importance of taking care of ourselves.

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If you are a mom who does #allthethings and you are having trouble remembering the last time you did something for you, then it might…

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Simple Mother’s Day Gifts that Won’t Add Clutter

Photo: Dakota Corbin
Mother’s Day falls in the midst of spring cleaning, and many moms are eager to cleanse their homes of unneeded or unused goods before the summer falls into full swing. Whether the mom’s in your life are…

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8 Local Spas for Treating Mom this Mother’s Day

Help mom rejuvenate this Mother’s Day at one of these incredible local spots perfect for mamas and mamas-to-be.

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Treat Yo Self! Best Spas for a Mani/Pedi Date

Mani/Pedis aren’t just for moms. We’ve got the best kid-friendly spas in Portland perfect for pampering both parents and their kids.

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Fill Your Cup First

Photo: http://mitovskalifecoach.blogspot.com/ , Kathy Gorohoff
I read so many different articles each day about how to take care of yourself, how to love yourself and how to treat yourself right. This article from Tiny Buddha that I read recently inspired…

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Capes and Castles Brings Stylish & Chic Parties to You

Founded by three Seattle-area moms, this new mobile party company creates stylishly themed parties for kids of all ages. If you can think it, they can create it, plus set it up and clean it up!

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A Little Lux: Spas & Salons That Cater to Kids

From nail salons where they can get their haircut to ones that offer toxic-free options, read on for our picks of the best kid-friendly spas around Portland.

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The Mother Lode: Spa Pampering Made for Moms

Just in time for Mother’s Day, we rounded up packages worthy of pampering the hardest working mamas in Hotlanta.

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3 Spa Sanctuaries for a Mother-Daughter Day

Salons and spas used to be one of the last bastions of peace and quiet for stressed-out adults, but now these doors are opening up to allow, gasp, kids. Don’t worry, you can still get your spa on sans kids,…

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One Cool Thing: Give the Gift Moms Will Love

While the kids are eagerly looking forward to winter break and making their list for Santa Claus, Bay Area moms (and dads) are frantically running around and asking themselves: Who do I still need to buy gifts for? How am…

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Date Night: 5 Festive Treatments at SF Spas

The holidays are supposed to be fun, but let’s face it, they are often stressful and overwhelming. Our friends at 7×7 have come up with the perfect way to minimize the holiday stress and make this holiday season the best…

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Mommyhood Adventures in San Diego with Muffin Tin Mom

Muffin Tin Mom, Michelle, is one of our favorite San Diego Mom Bloggers and we are thrilled to have her here sharing her wisdom and answering some of our questions. She has great advice for how to stay sane as…

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Minty Fresh

Your new favorite indulgence is here: Julep Nail Parlor, by University Village. Julep’s the Godiva of nail salons. So luxurious. Been trying to spare Baby the harsh chemicals of most nail salons? Rejoice! Julep’s so Earth-friendly they don’t utter the…

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