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messes

Oh The Messes I Have Known

Messes.  Clean up.  Messes.  More messes.  More clean up.  Only to then see more messes. Can anyone else relate?  While talking to my mother the other day about how I was attempting to clean up the house only to be followed around by a tiny tornado of a two-year-old, she reminisced about a book she […]

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Bloom 2017 {Event Recap}

We had an absolutely amazing time at Bloom and we hope you did too!  If you couldn't attend please check out all of the amazing photos courtesy of Stevie Cruz Photography We hope to see you all again next year! Presented by Anaheim Moms Blog, City Moms Blog Network and Hosted by Our Sister Sites Thank you to all [...]
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Orange County's Ultimate Photography Guide (1)

The Ultimate Orange County Photography Guide

Finding the perfect photographer for your newborn, special occasion, and family photos can be a fun, overwhelming and time-consuming process. There are SO many amazing options in and around Orange County. Below you will find a variety of photographers that are here to make your session the best fit for you and your family! This [...]
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Top 5 Reasons to Go to Bloom

We are SO excited for Bloom!  This year is going to be absolutely amazing!  Can you tell we are excited??!  And because sometimes there are SO MANY THINGS TO DO DURING THE DAY – and reading all the details can be time-consuming, we thought we’d put together our top 5 reasons why you NEED to […]

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An OC Mom's Guide to

An OC Mom’s Guide to May

We love May in Orange County.  The flowers are blooming, which can even be seen from SPACE, and summer is right around the corner.  And of course, Mother’s Day is in MAY!  Which is near and dear to all of us! So here’s what happening in May! May 2nd – 7th | An American in Paris […]

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Kindness

When Kindness Gets Messy

Last week I was in my Bible study and we were talking about kindness.  Now, I know the word Bible can freak people out, so please just keep reading – promise I’m not preaching 😉 We were talking about the excuses people give for why they don’t show kindness to others.  Some of the answers […]

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I'm Afraid To Get My Photo Taken

I’m Afraid To Get My Photo Taken

I saw an ad for a Mommy & Me mini photo shoot pop up in my newsfeed and my first thought was oh yes, I should totally do this!  And then my second thought was oh, no I can’t.  I’m too fat.  And so instead of booking an appointment, I ate leftover Easter candy. I’m […]

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Bloom 2017 – An Event for New & Expecting Moms

Anaheim Moms Blog is thrilled to announce the launch of tickets sales and all the amazing details for Bloom :: An Event For New and Expecting Moms! Presented by Anaheim Moms Blog, City Moms Blog Network and Hosted by Our Sister Sites Who :: All Orange County Area moms (you do not have to be expecting to attend!) What :: Bloom is a [...]
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#MomConfessions

Anaheim Moms Blog #MomConfessions

#MomConfessions.  We all have them.  Because being a mom is hard, and sometimes you do what you have to do in order to survive.  Am I right? So, here are a few #MomConfessions from the Anaheim Moms Blog Contributing team.   #MomConfessions Before kids, I was a total foodie and dined at delicious restaurants several times […]

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The Day My Son Was

The Day My One-Year-Old Electrocuted Himself

My son electrocuted himself and it wasn’t in an outlet.  I had covered all of the outlets meticulously.  The problem was that I hadn’t anticipated my curious fifteen-month-old to stick his hands inside the wall and pull out an electrical wire.  We had just moved into our new condo and I was still trying to […]

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Confessions of a

Confessions of a Television-aholic

I’m a television-aholic.  Feels good to admit it! Or bad?  Hard to say.  All I know is that when I find a show to binge watch, I can’t stop!  Hence the television-aholic title. The thing is I KNOW people attach bad connotations to watching television.  So, I try not to talk about it too much.  But […]

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