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I Don’t Want Your Interaction; Give Me Friendship Please

“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.” – Lucius Seneca I’m a fairly introverted person.  It’s not so much that I enjoy time to myself, but that time around others feels awkward and exhausting.  As a kid, and as a young adult, I enjoyed one “best” friendship […]

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comparison social media

Mama, Don’t Opt Out: When We Compare Our Insides to Everyone Else’s Outsides

Everyone loves to tell young moms, “The days are long, but the years are short!” I believe that statement to be true, but I also know that this mothering generation is fighting a new battle against the ever powerful Social Media Monster. With every mom now stuck in the crushing cycle of comparing their insides to everyone […]

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balance

Finding Balance in Motherhood + Focusing On Your Why

A few months ago, I finished up a yoga class with a few balance poses. These were not hard poses. They were poses I had done for a while. But for some reason, I couldn’t seem to find my balance. I was all over the place and getting frustrated when the teacher called out, “Don’t […]

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What Really Matters

Kitchen Floor Nachos and Focusing On What Really Matters

For so many, the words life, love, family, and home represent openness, comfort and connection.  Colorado Springs Moms Blog wants this same thing for all of you. We invite you into this space with the hope of making you feel unguarded, fully open and connected with other moms.  How is it that we connect?  To start […]

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reintegration

Surviving the “Honeymoon” of Reintegration

Of all the nuances of military life - frequent relocations, long overnight work hours, always changing schedules, etc. - the thing that can take the biggest toll on a military family's life is the separation that comes with a long deployment or Temporary Duty (TDY).  With a such a huge military presence in Colorado Springs, [...]
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stay connected

The Importance of a Quickie: Staying Connected To Your Partner

Ha! I was really hoping that this title would grab your attention! While I do want to touch briefly on the intimacy aspect the word “quickie” typically applies to, I think that in these busy days with little ones and hectic family schedules, this word also applies to other ways of helping you and your partner […]

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stay in love

Keeping the Love Alive. Even After Kids

Having kids changes your relationship. It’s as simple as that. For anyone who says it doesn’t, I’d love to hear about how having your spouse watch you give birth didn’t change how they viewed you. Or how constantly having kids around doesn’t dampen the mood. I mean let’s get real here, the love game changes once you have […]

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