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Momma Sunshine

About Momma Sunshine

Momma Sunshine is a 30-something gal writing about life (that includes being a single mom of two) and love (with a single dad with two kids of his own). Life in her world is hectic, random, and definitely never boring. You can also find her over at her website - with everything from musings on motherhood to intense navel gazing to whining about her long distance relationship.
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5 Things Every New Mother Should Know

Things every new Mom should know

When I was a brand new mom I’ll admit that I knew pretty much nothing. Read more


The Day I Left My Cell Phone at Home

How to Leave Your Cell Phone At Home

The other day I did something completely radical. I left my cell phone at home. Read more


Five Benefits of Growing Older

Benefits of getting older

I laugh when I think about that now. I’m now thirty-eight and to me, thirty-three seems young, never mind nineteen. I never thought that I’d ever catch myself saying this, but the older I get, the more I’m okay with this whole getting older thing. Read more

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The Freedom of De-cluttering


Recently I faced the difficult and exciting experience of moving. I’d lived in my previous home for three and a half years, and while I was in the packing process I was utterly amazed at the amount of “stuff” that I had accumulated over that time. When I’d moved there three and a half years ago, I had almost nothing. Read more


Dealing With Stress

Dealing with Stress as a Parent/

I have a particularly stressful job. I have two daughters that require a lot of time and energy, despite the fact that I share custody with their dad. I deal with parenting stresses as well as co-parenting conflicts that arise now and again. My partner lives three hours away and we only see each other every other weekend. Read more

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An Experiment in Mindfulness


I’ve been reading a bit about mindfulness lately and I realize that I am distracted far too much. So one morning a couple of months ago, I decided that I would try a little experiment in the name of mindfulness and slowing down. Read more


Goodbye, My Baby

Saying Goodbye to Your Baby

It’s time that I faced facts: my baby isn’t a baby anymore. My youngest daughter turned seven earlier this year, and it’s really just hitting me now that she is no longer a baby. She is firmly in that “kid” category, and has been for so long that soon I will have to admit that she is a “big kid”. Read more

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Music Lessons for Your Kids


With the beginning of the new school year comes the beginning of other new endeavours
for us and our children alike. Read more

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Fancy Dinner Night

Fancy Dinner with the Family

This began an every-other-Sunday night tradition with my girls and I that we have continued since then, where we sit down together for “Fancy Dinner Night”. Read more

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Happiness Thieves

Dealing With Negative People

The good news is that there are ways to deal with these stealers of happiness. Here are some things to consider when it comes to the Debbie Downer in your life… Read more

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