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Melissa Bradley

I am a mom to a little boy, a wife, daughter, friend, and special education teacher. I enjoy reading, being with family and friends, and watching movies!

Living in the Lou: There’s So Much to See and Do in O’Fallon, Missouri!

If you haven’t been to O’Fallon, Missouri, you are missing out!   When I moved to O'Fallon, Missouri, in December of 2016, I was looking for a small-town feel, cheaper housing prices, and good schools.  I...

Our 5 Gifts of Christmas

Holidays can easily become more about who's bought what for who or how much money did I spend on that person, etc. than what it's really supposed to be about. Whether you're religious or...

Making it Through the Holidays As a Team!

The holidays are such a joyous time. I anticipate Halloween as soon as September starts and I begin decorating for Christmas before Thanksgiving (don't judge!)  With all of the fun decorating, gift buying, and...

Being Mama Bear: Fighting For Your Family and Yourself

The mama bear thing is kinda annoying.  I get it, you are a strong woman and you’re just like the mother bear protecting her cub.  When I was pregnant, I would see these shirts...

Fighting the Good Fight: My Journey to Best Feed My Baby

Breastfeeding was probably one of the hardest things I did the first year of my son’s life.  I never once gave breastfeeding a thought until I was pregnant. I didn’t seem to see people...

All the Summer Family Fun Out in St. Charles County

When I lived in South St. Louis city,  my husband and I were always attending festivals, fun new restaurant openings, and other city events.  I enjoyed it and loved the community feel those events...

Thanks Mom For Choosing Me!

I cannot believe it is almost Mother's Day.  This year has flown by!  I wanted to spend this post thanking my mother for her support.  Mother's Day can be such a joyful day.  I...

Adult Vacations: You Should Take One!

     My husband and I did all the things fast.  We dated for 5 years (not fast), got married in September 2016, bought a house in December 2016, and got pregnant in December...