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Kim Brown


New Year’s Resolutions 2022: Wash, Rinse, Repeat

Are your New Year’s resolutions just not sticking?   If you found yourself a few hours, a few days, a few weeks into January 2022 with a lofty (or not so lofty) New Years Resolution, and...
one of the exhibits of a Starry Night at Beyond Van Gogh in St. Louis, MO

Beyond Van Gogh St. Louis: A Reflection

  On September 30, 2021, St. Louis Mom invited their contributing writers and one guest to attend the Beyond Van Gogh St. Louis preview night. I was fortunate enough to be able to attend with...
a warm chocolate chip cookie topped with Hudsonville Ice Cream and chocolate sauce

Back-to-School Traditions with Hudsonville Ice Cream

This gooey, fudgy post is sponsored by Hudsonville Ice Cream.   Hudsonville Ice Cream has become a staple in our freezer since they started selling it at Schnucks. We enjoy both their traditional and more creative flavors,...
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My Journey with Journaling : It May Be Messy, But It’s Mine

Journaling can refresh the soul and declutter the mind.     Whether it was in a therapy session, self-help guru’s book, Ted Talk, or over coffee with a friend, we have all heard the words “You should...
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Raise a Glass for National Fitness Day

Cheers! It's National Fitness Day.   Today I prioritized my workout because ... self-care, Ladies ... am I right? It is possible that I may be beginning to loathe this term. Can we bury it wherever...
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Our Spring Break 2021: Choosing to Go Back to Basics

Spring Break 2020 kicked itself off with canceled flights and suitcases we were too depressed to unpack when we called off our trip to Puerto Rico because of the pandemic. Things were odd, to...

An Unconventional Woman, An Unconventional Love Story

From a wild and free unconventional woman, to a woman who would choose a natural home birth... this Mama is full of surprises!   In my 20s, I made quite a few “I will never” statements....

A Reflection on 2020

Keep your perspective along with your reflection on 2020.   What a dumpster fire this year has been. What a sh**show this year has been.  What a decade this year has been.    These are just a few phrases we...

An Ode to My Neighbors: My Safe Haven in an Uncertain Time

Having good neighbors makes all of the difference. Thank you, Sandy and Carlos …. for allowing our girls to play together during a very scary time. And for never judging me as the windows opened...
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Let’s Talk About Sex…and the Lies We Need to Stop Telling Ourselves

TRIGGER WARNING: I am about to talk about sex. I know not everyone is comfortable talking about sex. I am. Please proceed with caution.   Something has been on my mind for a while. I feel...