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  • My Small Home Gym
    by not your average mom on November 17, 2018 at 4:05 pm

    I have always wanted a home gym, but finding a spot in our house is a challenge. Plus, there is not a whole lot of room in the budget to do anything fancy. We live in an old house — the original part of it was built in 1787, and then an […]

  • Mommy, I Stood Up For Myself.
    by not your average mom on November 17, 2018 at 3:23 am

    The pool the kids practice at is a community pool. It’s a 50 meter pool with a diving well, so it’s pretty big. When we are there for swim practice, half of the pool is used by the swim team, and the other half of the pool is divided […]

  • Nothing To Complain About
    by not your average mom on November 16, 2018 at 2:47 am

    I have never been a fan of winter, really. And it’s not really even winter yet. It’s still technically fall for another month. But today we had our first snowstorm here in Connecticut. The kids had an early dismissal because the snow was […]

  • Five Minutes A Day Goes A Really Long Way
    by not your average mom on November 15, 2018 at 12:39 am

    This morning I had a little extra time, so I made some cinnamon rolls for the kids for breakfast. I use a can of crescent rolls to make them. It’s really pretty simple. Here’s the recipe. This was around 6:50 in the morning. Number 5 is […]

  • They Don’t Have To Do It All
    by not your average mom on November 13, 2018 at 1:29 am

    4th grade is that right of passage year in our school district when the kids can finally join band. We don’t have orchestra in our district, so a band instrument is the only option as far as in-school opportunities go. When I was a kid, I […]