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Hello Weekend!

What are your plans this weekend? The boys and I have been riveted this past week to the #BabyGiraffe live stream. Have you been watching? Any time April (the mama) moves, or chews some hay, or breathes, we all say, “This is it! It’s time!” Since we’re pretty much invested by now, I’ve basically cleared off all scheduled activities (except soccer, because there’s always soccer) and … Continue reading Hello Weekend!

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CityMomCo Crush: Rachel D’Souza-Siebert

Rachel D’Souza-Siebert lives in the Shaw neighborhood of St. Louis with her husband Brian and their two young children, Cameron and Emelia. A natural leader who currently works with non-profits as the founder of Gladiator Consulting, Rachel is one of the most effortlessly beautiful people I’ve met, with a warm, confident and vibrant personality to match. Here, as part of a new series on inspiring women … Continue reading CityMomCo Crush: Rachel D’Souza-Siebert

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Little Love List

Happy Valentine’s Day! Here’s a little list of random things I love and adore… My boys’ laughter Thunderstorms The swans at Lafayette Square park Dresses with pockets Dark chocolate chip cookies, preferably crispy on the outside and gooey in the middle Fresh, laundered sheets still warm from the dryer Flip-flops with a wedge Teachers S’mores near an open campfire A wet-free toilet seat (parents of … Continue reading Little Love List

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Now That’s What I Call A Handshake

Have you seen this awesome video about fifth-grade English teacher Barry White Jr.? Every day, he greets each of his 40 students with a unique, personalized handshake, complete with knee slaps, hand claps, and even a simple salute. How does he remember all of them!?! I love that it started as a way to “bring some joy to his students” and it’s become so much more … Continue reading Now That’s What I Call A Handshake