Author Archive | Jaime

When Your Only Goes to Kindergarten

At this point, I think it’s no secret that my husband and I have hopped on the “one and done” train. We are happy with our family size and, honestly, it just works for us. This year my son started kindergarten, which brought up a lot more emotions than I thought it would. Everyone told […]

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Stop Hating On My Pumpkin Spice Latte

On August 28th, the Pumpkin Spice Latte returned to Starbucks, and the internet exploded. Literally. Memes, gifs, and posts filled news feeds everywhere. It caused one of the great divides of 2018–those excited about pumpkin spice lattes, and the haters. I bought a pumpkin spice latte on August 28th, nearly a month before the Autumnal Equinox, […]

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Mom Hack :: The Wonderful Power Nap

I started taking power naps during my son’s first year of life. At the time, I had a newborn, was teaching full-time, taking graduate school courses, and tutoring online part-time. After work, I would pick up my son from daycare, go home, and just stare at the wall because I was so tired. Thinking about […]

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The One Finger Rule

Have you ever been to one of those stores where it seems like they purposely put everything breakable within a preschooler’s reach? I mean, seriously, who would think to put a bunch of delicate glass figurines at eye-level for someone under four-feet-tall? Sometimes I wonder if it’s done so a mom has to buy something, […]

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