Amy Mejias

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My name is Amy and I am married to my soulmate, and a mother to a sweet and imaginative ten-year-old boy, a funny and cautious preschooler boy, and a smart and independent toddler boy. I have lived in Chattanooga for about 12 years now and I am currently a thirty-something year-old graduate student working on my MSW. I love God, and my family and finding awesome events and experiences around town to enjoy!

My New Christmas Tradition: Want, Need, Wear, and Read

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Honestly, my kids have too much stuff. In particular, toys. A lot that don’t get touched even, and a lot that we don’t have a place for. After their grandparents bought them everything from...
Co-parenting and the Holidays

Co-parenting and the Holidays

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When someone goes through a divorce and you have a child, sooner than later you come to the realization that the holidays will never be the same. For some holidays, you will either have...
Wake Me Up When December Ends

Wake Me Up When December Ends

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Autumn is by far my favorite season, with summer being a close second. As F. Scott Fitzgerald said in The Great Gatsby, “Life begins again when it gets crisp in the fall.” Everything feels...
Don’t Forget About These Fun and Free Activities!

Don’t Forget About These Fun and Free Activities!

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Pre-COVID era, I absolutely loved taking my boys to any fun and free events around town, particularly the Lowe’s DIY Kids Workshop and JCPenney Kids Zone. Then the pandemic started and no more fun...
The Midnight Hour

The Midnight Hour

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Around 9pm is bedtime. I get the kids tucked into bed and fast asleep, and I finally get some time to myself. I know I should just go to bed when they do, but...
My Post-Pregnancy Weight Loss Adventures

My Post-Pregnancy Weight Loss Adventures

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I am always jealous of the women who gain only the recommended 15 to 20 pounds during pregnancy, have their baby, and are back to their pre-pregnancy bodies after a week. That is definitely...
This Busy Mom’s 3-Minute Makeup Routine

A Busy Mom’s 3-Minute Makeup Routine

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I like the idea of makeup. I find myself often buying new eye shadows and lipsticks, though I very rarely end up using them. I am a mom of three boys, an eight-year-old, a...
The Struggle of Being a Scrunchy Mom

The Struggle of Being a Scrunchy Mom

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After having my now sixteen-month-old, I joined a few different “crunchy” mom groups because that is what I thought I was. I joined these groups because I felt often judged and alone in the...
Pregnancy and Pandemics

Pregnancy and Pandemics

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Pandemics like the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) can be scary for anyone, but when you are in your third trimester and approaching your due date, it adds an extra level of stress and worry. I...
An Open Letter to the Random MLM Lady

An Open Letter to the Random MLM Lady

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Though multi-level marketing companies have been around for decades, there seems to have been a boom in recent years, probably due to the various social media platforms which consultants can now use for advertising,...