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Kim Estess

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Kim is a mom to Cece (June 2014) and Abby (May 2017). She works as an attorney practicing in the areas of estate planning, probate, and elder law. She's been married to her husband Adam since 2012 and lives with her family in Centerville. When she isn't working or mom-ing, Kim enjoys running, working out via Peloton, eating and drinking her way through Dayton, and playing golf.

Confessions of a Momma Who Hates Laundry

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You know how you have that one chore that you hate more than anything else? You know what I mean. The one task that, whenever you consider beginning it, you instead find yourself “procrasti-cleaning”...

To the Mama Wondering “Am I Enough?”

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Today was one of those days. You know the days. The one where you find yourself counting down the minutes until bedtime (yours and the kids') and waiting for a do-over tomorrow. The one where...

Heart of DMB: Miami Valley Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association

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Alzheimer's Disease. It affects an estimated 5 million Americans.  With numbers that staggering, it's no surprise that the Alzheimer's Association exists to provide resources, advocacy, and support for families affected by this disease. As an...

A Week of Meal Planning Made Easy

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One of the most common New Years resolutions for many Americans is to lose weight or otherwise improve their health. I'm sure this is true for mamas, too! However, many people tend to lose...

What I Love About Three

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When my daughter was two years old, I can't tell you how many people said to me, "if you think two is hard, just wait until she turns three." Time after time, people told...

Whole30: That Time I Gave Up Wine for 30 Days and Lived To Write...

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Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, a nutritionist, or any sort of expert on health or nutrition.  The thoughts in this post are just my own opinions and experiences with following the Whole30 plan.  Whole30....

Why Every Mom Needs a Guilt Free Getaway

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I recently read an article about how women, in particular, moms, bear the brunt of the "emotional labor" (I've also heard it referred to as "mental load") in our families. The basic premise is...

Early Morning Chaos

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As a mama who works outside of the home, oftentimes the most stressful part of my entire day is getting out the door in the morning. Yep, you read that right. Many days, the...

What Every Mom Should Know About Making A Will

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It seems like there is a day or even a month for everything these days, doesn't it? The powers that be have dubbed August "National Make A Will Month." (Seriously, who decides these things?) As an attorney, I'm...

Dorothy Lane Market Drive-Up: The Grocery Gift to Busy Moms

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As a busy mama, I'm always looking for ways to save time. As a recent inductee into the "moms of 2 or more kiddos" club, figuring out ways to save time and make my...

Redefining Perfection

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I’ve always been the girl that wants to succeed at everything I do. During this chapter of life, the things I choose to invest my energy into are, in no particular order: motherhood, being...

A Letter To My Firstborn: Before You Become A Big Sister

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There are so many mom blogs out there talking about the transition from one to two kids. Probably because it’s such a major milestone for us mommas and for those firstborn children, like you....

You Might Be Pregnant with #2 (Or More) If…

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I don’t know about you, but I didn’t realize just how good I had it during my first pregnancy until I started living my second. Because, who’d have guessed, pregnancy becomes infinitely harder when...