Becky

Becky
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Becky is a Minnesota Native and Wisconsin Badger fan living in the heart of Hawkeye Country. Since graduating from high school, she has lived in Duluth, MN; Birmingham, UK; Minneapolis, MN; Louisville, KY; and Madison, WI, but is now happy to call Iowa City home. She and her husband have been married for ten years and have a spirited four-year-old daughter and a mischievous baby boy. Becky juggles working from home and keeping two kids happy each and every day. In her free time, she enjoys working her side business, spending time with friends, relaxing with a good book, and eating snacks.
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The Mom Explosion: A Progression of Feelings

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Where are all my explosive moms at? You know, the ones who lose their temper on the daily, and have screamed at their kids more times than they care to admit? I see you. I...

6 Strategies for Staying Organized When Life Gets Overwhelming

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Motherhood is chaotic. Plain and simple. We are constantly pulled in several directions at once when all we want to do is sit and catch our breath. It doesn’t matter how many kids we...

An Open Letter to the First Snow Fall of the Season

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Dear First Snow Fall of the Season, Every winter, without fail, you manage to saunter your way into our lives with a blinding flourish. And every winter, without fail, I’m caught off guard. As the...

Are You a Bad Mom? Play the Game!

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Did you recently have one of those days? A day where you felt like you weren't really winning at the whole mom gig? A day where you thought all the other moms have it...

8 DOs (and 1 DON’T) of Raising a Three-Year-Old

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Do you remember, before you had kids, you heard the rumors about the “terrible twos?” I sure did. And they sounded, well, terrible. So, as my first born approached the age of two I...

Work & Motherhood: All the Variations + What We LOVE and HATE About Them

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A couple days ago I received an email from the school district reminding me that school starts in 17 days. Seventeen days. Now, there are two types of people. One type will read that email and...

Resolving to Get Fit: 6 Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution

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Remember back when you made those New Year's resolutions or goals? How are you coming with those? Have they fizzled out? Are you going strong and still feeling good about them? I’m not really one...

5 Things You REALLY Need for a Road Trip with Young Kids (+ 4...

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The Scene Spring break; a six-year-old, three-year-old, and two parents; and a 19-hour car ride (as projected by Google Maps, without stops). ROAD TRIP! The Task Come up with things to keep both kids happy and quiet in...

Curtain Call: School Theatre Productions in the Iowa City Area

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With the onset of spring comes the area senior/junior high school theatrical performances! Because my children are still preschool and elementary age, I always feel out of the loop with what's happening at the...

Choosing an Iowa City Neighborhood: A Mom’s Guide to Tiffin

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Check out our "Moving to Iowa City Guide" and learn everything you need to know, from buying and selling your house, to schools, grocery stores, neighborhoods, and more! Brought to you by The Bails Team...