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Pile of gift-wrapped Christmas presents

Our Gift-Giving Makeover

I love gifts. I love choosing, wrapping, and giving gifts. I also love receiving gifts. If you follow the book The Five Love Languages, you will understand that gift-giving is the primary way I express affection. So Christmas gift shopping and wrapping is a fun, if significant, task that I undertake each year. Our kids […]

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Cyber Shopping Shame

I recently read an article about a couple’s incredibly beautiful date night. They got a babysitter, went out to a bouge restaurant for drinks and then took an Uber to, wait for it…TARGET! The wife roamed the aisles of Target, sans kids, giggly and totally buzzed, while her husband followed her around, happy that she […]

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Mom Life: Shedding Weight and Gaining Confidence

My very first blog ever, about a year ago, was inspired by a comment about my body; I was told I didn’t look like I did CrossFit. GASP! Anybody who does CrossFit knows that the number one rule of CrossFit is to always talk about CrossFit, and Heaven forbid anybody tells you that you don’t […]

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Just Between Friends of North Indy

Disclaimer: Indianapolis Moms Blog received product or payment in exchange for featuring this post. All opinions about the brand are our own.   The Just Between Friends of North Indy sale was everything you would want a consignment sale to be. As soon as I walked in, I was warmly greeted and given instructions and […]

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Mommy Mingling: The Challenge of Making New Friends

I recently posted a meme on the Indy Moms Blog Instagram page: “Anyone that says cliques end in high school have obviously never been through the ordeal of trying to make mom friends.” And it blew up with likes and comments. Completely BLEW up. “This is so, so true,” one mom posted; “#truth” surfaced as another […]

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Going to GenCon with Kids? Tips to Make a Game Plan

Mid-August’s GenCon is the highlight of the summer for board-game-loving Indy parents like my husband and I. Whether your idea of go-to family fun is playing Catan, you’re raising a little RPGer, or you just enjoy dressing up in fun costumes, the largest gaming convention in North America happens in our backyard each summer and […]

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The Marriage Masks People Wear: When It’s Just for the Kids

I recently read an eye-opening, thought-provoking and scathingly honest article by a woman who was unhappy in her marriage. Despite not feeling appreciated, or like the marriage was filling her love tank, she persevered, maybe drinking an extra (heaping) glass of wine here and there, or eating an extra bowl of popcorn here and there, […]

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