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Heather Hemmert

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Heather lives with her husband, daughter and son and has learned to accept that Utah is now her permanent home. Before becoming a stay at home mom, she taught elementary school and loves to use that background to create fun activities to entertain her children. Though staying home with the kids is great, Heather has always enjoyed finding more ways she can keep herself sane, including elaborate cross stitch designs and playing with any puppy she can find. She particularly loves to read and write and prides herself in always remaining honest in her posts about life as a wife and mother, even when the truth is sometimes embarrassing.
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Book Review: “The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck”

Drop whatever you’re doing and go buy, borrow, or steal this book: The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck: How to Stop Spending...
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10 Gifts for the Shark Loving Fanatics in Your Life

Sharks have become a great interest to many lately (hello, Shark Week on Discovery Channel!), my kids included. I’ve already started light Christmas shopping...
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The Best Workout From Home: Bikini Body Mommy

Losing weight post-baby is the bane of my existence. And I know I’m not the only one! Many moms are able to go to...
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Meal Planning Tips for Busy School Nights

School is back in session and that means busy afternoons and nights helping our kids with their homework, running them to sports and other...
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Our Oldest Starts Preschool Soon And I’m Not Ready

  Many moms seem so ready and excited for the next stage of life with their kids that they tend to rush through all the...
Mommy, Where Were You When You Pulled Out That Phone?

Mommy, Where Were You When You Pulled Out That Phone?

Mommy, where were you when you pulled out your phone? Where were you when I wanted to show you my drawing? Where were you when I...
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Sometimes, Kids Are Just Little A-Holes And It’s Not Our Fault

I recently read an article on a popular mommy blog that suggested two sentences to say to your misbehaving kid instead of yelling at...
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Stop Caring So Much That My Baby’s Gender Will Be A Surprise

Can I ask you a question that has me totally stumped? Why do people care so much when a pregnant mother says she’s waiting to...
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The Hidden Double Standard of Having Kids

Isn’t it odd that in order to keep human life on this earth, we literally have to procreate, yet when a mother with a...
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5 Fun Activities To Do As Summer Winds Down

Summer will be over before we know it and I’ve crammed in so many activities for my kids already. Yet, they continue to complain...
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Buy Your School Supplies in Less Than One Minute with Target!

Have you heard?! School will be starting again soon which means parents all over the world are heading back to the store to pick...
Friends: It's Okay To Discipline My Kids

Friends: It’s Okay To Discipline My Kids

I’m a big believer in the “it takes a village” mindset when it comes to raising my kids. In most parental circumstances, I realize...