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Mary Sauer
Attended University of Missouri–Kansas City
Lives in Kansas City, Mo
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3 lessons for seasons of transition
source In early April, I began making some pretty serious strides toward quitting my part time job in inpatient behavior health and becoming a full time freelance writer. It has been a whirlwind few months, let me tell you. There have been many early mornin...
source In early April, I began making some pretty serious strides toward quitting my part time job in inpatient behavior health and becoming a full time freelance writer. It has been a whirlwind few months, let me tell you. T...
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How I'm Building a Capsule Wardrobe On a Tight Budget
I know, cheap  clothes go against one of the founding principles of building a capsule wardrobe: quality over quantity. The very idea of a capsule wardrobe revolves around the idea that you want to have fewer items in your closet, and the items you chose sh...
I know, cheap clothes go against one of the founding principles of building a capsule wardrobe: quality over quantity. The very idea of a capsule wardrobe revolves around the idea that you want to have fewer items in your clo...
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A shift in focus
' I have been thinking a lot about my identity and role as a mother lately. Mulling over this idea began with struggling with what motherhood looks like for me and the fact that it often looks different from the social norms I may feel obligated to conform ...
' I have been thinking a lot about my identity and role as a mother lately. Mulling over this idea began with struggling with what motherhood looks like for me and the fact that it often looks different from the social norms ...
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What I'm Into (April 2015)
Reading Bel Canto by Ann Patchett Future Grace by John Piper (did you know this book was intended to be read in 31 days?! Phew!) Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in The Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff TV Just ...
Reading Bel Canto by Ann Patchett Future Grace by John Piper (did you know this book was intended to be read in 31 days?! Phew!) Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in The Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum My Salinge...
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5 Links That Are Helping Me Understand Baltimore.
Like many of you, I have been watching and reading almost obsessively since early yesterday. I don't pretend to be an expert on what is going on right now, but I have been reading and watching some things that have really helped me to wrap my mind around th...
Like many of you, I have been watching and reading almost obsessively since early yesterday. I don't pretend to be an expert on what is going on right now, but I have been reading and watching some things that have really hel...
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On Motherhood
We moved Clementine from her crib into a twin sized bed recently. For four days at nap time and bedtime she lay cautiously still, with her bed mates--lion, sheep, monkey, and owl--surrounding her, until she drifted off into sleep. She would call timidly aft...
We moved Clementine from her crib into a twin sized bed recently. For four days at nap time and bedtime she lay cautiously still, with her bed mates--lion, sheep, monkey, and owl--surrounding her, until she drifted off into s...
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3 Ways I'm Rethinking My Routine
Isn't it funny how we can get stuck in one way of doing things? For me, it seems that I remember the way my mom did things or I picked up on a habit from another mom and started to assume there was only one way to complete a task. Since last posting about r...
Isn't it funny how we can get stuck in one way of doing things? For me, it seems that I remember the way my mom did things or I picked up on a habit from another mom and started to assume there was only one way to complete a ...
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How I'm Building a Capsule Wardrobe On a Tight Budget
I know, cheap  clothes go against one of the founding principles of building a capsule wardrobe: quality over quantity. The very idea of a capsule wardrobe revolves around the idea that you want to have fewer items in your closet, and the items you chose sh...
I know, cheap clothes go against one of the founding principles of building a capsule wardrobe: quality over quantity. The very idea of a capsule wardrobe revolves around the idea that you want to have fewer items in your clo...
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May Goals
Looking Back on April This has been an exciting, and surprising, month and a half. Writing, and this space, have been very on again off again for me. I freelanced for awhile when Clementine was a baby and fresh toddler, but all of my efforts felt like throw...
Looking Back on April This has been an exciting, and surprising, month and a half. Writing, and this space, have been very on again off again for me. I freelanced for awhile when Clementine was a baby and fresh toddler, b...
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On (not having) routine.
Source We are finally starting to get a little more sleep around here. Not a lot of sleep, but more sleep. Having two children who don't sleep for their first year to eighteen months has made it pretty difficult to settle into a routine. Before Hazel arrive...
Source We are finally starting to get a little more sleep around here. Not a lot of sleep, but more sleep. Having two children who don't sleep for their first year to eighteen months has made it pretty difficult to settle int...
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What I've Been Reading Lately
source I have been kind of crawling through books lately. Hazel has been waking two, three, four times a night, occasionally for hours at a time, for the last six months. As you might expect, I feel as if I am walking around in a perpetual fog. Nevertheless...
source I have been kind of crawling through books lately. Hazel has been waking two, three, four times a night, occasionally for hours at a time, for the last six months. As you might expect, I feel as if I am walking around ...
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When Clementine Taught Me to See My Neighbors
We roll around the corner, slowly, awkwardly. Clementine has taken to "helping" me push the stroller her little sister rides in, resulting in tripping and repeated sighs of impatience. Neighbors are in their driveways and working in their yards, having answ...
We roll around the corner, slowly, awkwardly. Clementine has taken to "helping" me push the stroller her little sister rides in, resulting in tripping and repeated sighs of impatience. Neighbors are in their driveways and wor...
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  • University of Missouri–Kansas City
    2011
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Mary Cherrito
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Wife to Chris and mama to Clementine. Author of The Sauers, a lifestyle blog covering topics of pregnancy, motherhood, faith, recipes, and diy. 

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Kansas City, Mo
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Excelsior Springs, Mo - Boliver, Mo
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