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Casey Mullins of moosh in indy is widely known for her unintentional authenticity and honesty on topics ranging from antenatal depression, parenting, pregnancy, and nipple hair. Her ability to relate to others through difficult feelings, situations, emotions and experiences earned her the #19 spot on Babble's Top 100 Mom Bloggers last year. As the mom of two little girls, Addie, born in 2004, and Vivi, born in 2011, Casey finds some of her greatest inspiration, hope, fodder, and embarrassment courtesy of these two wild and precious little people. More than anything, Casey believes in the healing properties of sunshine, the power of naps, the wonder of babies, the magic of birthday cake, and the pure awesome that are cats.

9 Things I Learned While Visiting Madrid

9 Things I Learned While Visiting Madrid

To be honest, I wasn’t really sure what to expect when my plane touched down in Madrid last week. I had tried to read a travel book about the city but quickly became overwhelmed with how much there was to know. While I’m not one who will completely wing it when traveling, I also believe MORE »

Preparing for My First Transatlantic Flight

Preparing for My First Transatlantic Flight

So perhaps I have many of you fooled, of course she’s a world traveler! I’m sure she’s been everywhere! Well, if we’re talking the continental U.S. and the Caribbean? You would be correct. Mostly. But if you’re talking countries outside North America? You would be wrong. On Thursday I’m headed to Europe for the first MORE »

6 Essentials in the Toddler Survival Kit

6 Essentials in the Toddler Survival Kit

Toddlers are the most simple, yet mind baffling creatures on the planet. They really don’t need a whole lot to survive and yet they believe that they need, own and deserve EVERYTHING IN THE UNIVERSE… most specifically whatever you’re eating, sitting on and looking at. Just today at lunch, I was having a few green MORE »

From Graduation to Retirement: 8 Unique and Thoughtful Ways to Say “CONGRATULATIONS!”

From Graduation to Retirement: 8 Unique and Thoughtful Ways to Say “CONGRATULATIONS!”

Over the years my own parents have developed their own ways of congratulating big and little accomplishments in my own life and while it may seem that society only acknowledges a few major life events, I can speak from personal experience that with all of the technology at our fingertips and in our homes there are more ways than ever to be creative and thoughtful in everything from congratulations to condolences.

5 Amazingly Serene Places to Visit and Unplug

5 Amazingly Serene Places to Visit and Unplug

One of the best things I ever did for my marriage was go on a cruise. There’s terrible reception in the middle of the ocean, and even if you insisted on having access to the Internet, it would cost you a small fortune. Once we left port I turned my phone off and didn’t turn MORE »

6 Reasons My Toddler Hates Her Parents

6 Reasons My Toddler Hates Her Parents

If Vivi were capable of understanding or using the word hate, these would be her major complaints against us — her terrible, terrible parents.

Weird Things My Toddler Said This Week: Volume I

Weird Things My Toddler Said This Week: Volume I

Toddler is this magical age where nothing quite makes sense. Toddlers still don’t fully understand how the world works, and parents have yet to figure out anything consistent about toddlers. I’m essentially in the danger zone of parenting. Personal or embarrassing things that go on at home are just as likely to come up in MORE »

To All the Toddler Moms, I’m Terrible at It

To All the Toddler Moms, I’m Terrible at It

Can we just clear away all the judgment from the air for a minute and have a little heart-to-heart? You see, I read Brian’s post, “The Secret Emotional Life of Stay-at-Home Parents,” and the punch in the face didn’t come from the absolute truth he spoke about in his post (because dude, brilliant) but from MORE »

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