About Me

Welcome to Mom ART Simplified!

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I am just a regular mom raising two small children under 3. I am also a credentialed teacher, graduate school student, wife, and new fashion fan. My goal in creating this blog is three fold: 1 – to share with other moms the hours of research I have done on my phone while breastfeeding regarding […]

Fashion Simplified

Simple Fashion: Lularoe

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Note: Some of my articles contain affiliate links, but not this one. I get no kickbacks on these recommendations, besides the joy of sharing these body positive warriors with you. Lularoe taught me my body is not broken If you do not know Lularoe, it is a very large direct sales clothing company.  Some people […]

Bujo Simplified

Picking Out A Dot Journal

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I discovered bullet journaling while researching a lesson on organization. The discovery of that one youtube video was transformative for me. The OG of bullet journaling is Ryder Carroll (https://bulletjournal.com/). If by the end of this post you are curious about bullet journaling, I recommend you go to his site and exploring the information in […]

Fashion Simplified

Statement Jewelry

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I have always found that the easiest way to look fashionable in a New York minute is to have a collection of statement jewelry – fun, inexpensive pieces that make a bold statement. This is especially suited to me as I have never been a big make-up person: I barely slap on some light eye […]

Mom Advice Corner

Lactation Cookies

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Lactation cookies are a must have for every nursing mom. Portable and delicious, they really help with your milk production. I love to eat one after a middle of the night feeding with a giant glass of water – kind of a little reward for being up and making amazing milk. They are the perfect […]

Bujo Simplified

Bujo Simplified

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In this section, you will find my tips and tricks regarding how to create and maintain a bullet journal. There are wonderful resources out there, so this will mainly be about what works for me as a mom and how it helps me maintain my sanity. Follow me on Instagram at @bujoart!

Mom Advice Corner

The Value of a Wardrobe Renovation

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In this post, I am going to get a little personal and very real, sharing some of the demons that have haunted and chased my happiness away. In the last few years, women have been sharing more openly about the things that hurt them: sexual assault, miscarriages, infant loss, and body image. For me, this […]

Baby Products Simplified

Learning Tower

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Learning Tower If you are trying to keep little hands busy while you cook, this is a must have. One of the things that I have found difficult is to manage a 3 year old and a 6 month old and get food on the table at the same time. Don’t get me wrong, I […]

Product Battles

High Chair vs Hook on Chair

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When I was pregnant with my first, I agonized over what type of high chair to put on my registry. After lots of research, I selected an easy to wash,  adjustable, sturdy high chair that become a statement piece in my open concept kitchen. When my first was able to sit up in his own […]

Mom Advice Corner

An open letter to mothers to be and new moms from a first time mom.

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Dear you, when you got pregnant, you no doubt got a lot of advice from many people. I did too. That advice is invaluable as motherhood is learned not innate. Here is a collection of the most helpful advice I got as well as some key things I learned along the way. I’m only a […]