Author Archive | Ashley Ariñez

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Raising Readers with Spooktacular Books

My first love was reading and my favorite book in Kindergarten was “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom”. Over the years, my love for reading grew into a love for writing and the rest is history. When I finally became a mom, I knew that I wanted to instill the value of reading in my daughters. Mix [...]
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Tot School – Shopping List 101

Once upon a time, I thought I would be so structured with my toddler that we would have tot school in our basement every morning. Haha, yeah, that didn’t happen. What did happen, was something that worked even better for my girl and me (the mom who loves the school supply aisles). We would have [...]
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Arinez Daughters

From One to Two – Second Time Mom Realizations

We are officially a family of four! Well, we have been for two months, but it still feels like this change happened just yesterday. For a short period, we had two under two, but now our big girl has turned two and our little one is almost sleeping through the night (yay!).  Over the last […]

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To The Lonely Mama

I know what it's like to be lonely.  Really, I do. I moved from South Carolina to Missouri not knowing one soul other than my husband and daughter. We found a great church to get plugged into, I joined this fabulous City Moms Blog sister site and I even joined a MOPs (Moms of Preschoolers) [...]
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