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Becky Davenport
Travel Expert, Mom of 2, Wife to an #Arkansas Hottie, and living in rural Southeast #Missouri.
Travel Expert, Mom of 2, Wife to an #Arkansas Hottie, and living in rural Southeast #Missouri.
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Parenting is Exhausting. End of Story.
Many years ago, okay not many, but at least fifteen years ago people would tell me with time it will get easier. She will sleep more, you will have a routine, and you will catch up on sleep. Those people are liars!  Fifteen years ago, I was young and I had ...
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Best Hikes With Kids - St. Louis and Beyond by Kathy Schrenk
Eighty-two kid friendly hikes just a short distant from St Louis, Missouri - with full graphic maps, tips, and all you need to know about the trip. Nope, this is not my article, this is the handy book Best Hikes With Kids - St. Louis and Beyond by Kathy Sch...
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Hannibal, Missouri Behind my Lens
A few shots from my recent "Girls Trip" to Hannibal, Missouri - beautiful little small-town America destination;  most tours and locations are suitable for children of all ages. Sunset from the Mark Twain Riverboat Dinner Cruise Train Bridge over the Missis...
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Bittersweet of Chaos and an Unexpected Change of Plans
Over the past two months I have been bracing myself to be traveling a large part of the summer for work.  Two Friday's past just hours before the end of the work day and two days before I left for my first work trip I received notice that my trip was cancel...
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Celebrate Being Mom Daily
Fifteen years ago, I woke up Mother’s Day  morning, sat up in bed, and lost everything I had ate the night before.    As I made way to the bathroom to clean myself up I could barely stand up, scared to death of what was going on, I was rushed to the emergen...
Celebrate Being Mom Daily
Celebrate Being Mom Daily
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Stop, Think, Don’t Trash My Community
As I took a stroll through Twin City Park this past Saturday afternoon with my young son I was greeted with some creative sidewalk chalk art; just not the kind of art I wanted my child to see.   Someone had kindly drawn a version of a male body part and wro...
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Marble Hill - love it or leave it
 (this editorial was originally featured in The Banner Press , please support our local paper)  In recent days there has been a bit of smack talking on the ol' Facebook about the community of Marble Hill.  Sigh.  In fact, the smack talk was downright disgus...
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Becoming a Minimalist in a Cluttered World
I crave clean spaces!  I enjoy the uncluttered areas of my home; give me a large empty room with no junk and I feel like I am on top of the world.  The problem is my family is the opposite; I have diagnosed them as hoarders of junk.  If you walk into my dau...
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Have you seen Semo Paradise​ in Bollinger County, Missouri? If not you are missing a 1-stop family vacation destination! Yes this place is that fabulous! #familytravel #midwesttravel

http://www.themissourimom.com/2017/08/vacation-bollinger-county-missouri-at.html
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Speak Truth, Life, and Love - the Clothes Dryer
This morning I was listening to the local radio station and they were discussing their "word of the year" - over the past year I have had this urge to speak, but have not been certain where it was coming from.  As I drove past the many open fields and the g...
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