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Diary of a Blah Mom, Entry #2

Diary of a Blah Mom, Entry #2

  This month's installment of Diary of a Blah Mom is about what it means to be a "blah mom" like ME.  So today was my big kids' first day off for Thanksgiving break.  I've been at pop-up shows over the past two weekends for Sweetgood and I am noticing the creeping disorder around me...apparently I was getting a lot more done around the edges of life on the weekends than I had realized...not to undermine the fantastic job my sweet husband has done with the kids and home (and he's currently making their dinner while I write this...what a...

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Diary of a Blah Mom, Entry #1

Diary of a Blah Mom, Entry #1

I've decided to share some of my parenting challenges and insights here on the Sweetgoody-ness blog. For those of you who don't know, I'm Leah, the owner of Sweetgood and mom of Theo, 11, Elise, 8 and Gus, 5.  And this is a little about my life! My favorite/least favorite thing about being a mom is how my three kids bring up all of my crappy inner issues...and it's  ALL THEIR FAULT!  Ok...not really...I used to feel like raising kids (especially my kids) was really hard, taxing work.  My latest realization is that it's not raising kids that is hard,...

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Pop-up Shops and Craft Markets!

Pop-up Shops and Craft Markets!

Hi there!  I'm so grateful to you for reading this, you have NO idea!!  I used to basically think that if I participated in a direct-to-consumer event I would probably die. This is because I did a couple in the early years of my clothing company escapades (about 100 years ago) and I was way too hard on myself when the results weren't what I had wanted. So it took a lot of courage and being willing to feel like I was going to throw up to actually dive into doing direct-to-consumer events again. I am a student of the life...

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Five Fun and Easy Summer Activities

Five Fun and Easy Summer Activities

If you are a homebody like me, you might be looking for some fun ideas to keep your kids (and yourself 😜) busy through the long hot days of summer.  These are some fun ideas I've come up with in the past years of raising 3 kids.  1. Giant Bubbles! At your charming local toy store or on Amazon you can pick up an awesome giant bubble set.....they are really fun. There are many options but the one we got has two poles with rope strung between them. You mix the bubble solution with water in a bucket, dip the rope...

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