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Feel free to chime in at any time on my list of things people should do to prepare themselves for becoming parents: http://www.momtastic.com/parenting/541005-prepare-motherhood/
#pregnancy   #parentinghumor  
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AWESOME! Please take a moment to check this out:  http://www.sadiesgathering.com/2014/12/what-nobody-tells-you-about-being-parent.html
#pregancy     #parentinghumor   #motherhood   #newparents
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If you know what it's like to have a toothless baby treat your teats like Hubba Bubba? Then this might make you laugh: http://www.momtastic.com/parenting/537293-21-things-moms-breastfeed-know/
#breastfeeding   #funnystuffformoms  
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Make these and eat them for me since i'm allergic to chocolate but about to bite my monitor.
 
Combining the best of two desserts, these fudgy s'more brownies will have you coming back for seconds. http://mylifeandkids.com/fudgy-smore-br…ecipe-for-kids/
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Please just follow Katy so I can stop sharing her stuff all the time. My typing muscles are exhausted.
 
What can happen in one hour that is so completely transformative, so entirely life changing, so utterly unbelievable? I walk into a room with other like minded individuals.  We don’t all agree on everything, hell on most things, but on this one thing, we agree we need each other. I walk into a room of... <a href="http://www.chicagonow.com/i-want-a-dumpster-baby/2015/07/how-one-hour-completely-turns-my-life-around-to-gratitude/" class="more-link">...
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I want her to write a crockpot cookbook IMMEDIATELY. 
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I need to put down my fork and pick up my pen.
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Because we can all do better.
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"Stop insulting yourself—even in jest. She can hear you."
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Built like a pizza, this flat bottom fruit pie recipe is fun to make and fun to eat! http://mylifeandkids.com/flat-bottom-fr…ecipe-for-kids/
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Adorable!
 
Monogrammed bibs and burp cloths are a great gift for any new mother or baby shower. #monogrammed #baby. #gifts
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Are you planning on taking your kids to the sprinkler park this summer. READ THIS FIRST. You should know what you're getting into.
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As a born and bred New Englander, I do believe it's "Lobstah Shacks," honey.
 
Not at all surprised one of our nearby favorites made this list! Let's hear it for all the #Maine Lobster Shacks...but especially Waterman's Beach Lobster. Our happy place. 
Tie on your bibs: T+L tracks down the juiciest claws, the tenderest tails, and the most overstuffed lobster rolls Maine has to offer.
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Do you want a little more happiness than stress in your life? Do you focus on the kids and forget about YOU a little too often? Here are 34 easy peasy tips to help you be a happier mom: http://www.lifetimemoms.com/parenting/34-tips-for-being-a-happy-mom 
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JUST FIVE MORE.
 
Please, Kids, Five More Minutes
Summer vacation certainly seems luxurious and decadent for a stay-at-home mom.  Imagine no set alarms or real reason to rise early in the morning.  I live for non-busy weekends, holidays and vacations, so I can sleep in.  And yet, it rarely happens due to a...
Summer vacation certainly seems luxurious and decadent for a stay-at-home mom.  Imagine no set alarms or real reason to rise early in the morning.  I live for non-busy weekends, holidays and vacations, so I can sleep in.  And...
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Author, blogger at LetMeStartBySaying, freelance writer. Mom to an 8yo boy & 6yo girl. Wife to very patient man.
Skills
Writing, blogging, editing, social media, public speaking, walking IMDB database with blond hair
Employment
  • Let Me Start By Saying
    Creator and Content Provider, 2008 - present
    I write about life as a writer, wife, and mom of two kids...oh--and I'm very tired. http://letmestartbysayingblog.com
  • BlogU Conference
    Faculty Member, present
    Faculty member and speaker at the BlogU blogging and writing conference in 2014. Speaking on the panels for the following sessions: - From Blog to Book - How to Be a Better Writer Learn more here: http://bloguconference.com
  • Mamalode
    Writer, 2013 - present
    Content creator for this parenting website. You can see all of my work here here: http://mamalode.com/writer/4/
  • NickMom
    Writer, 2013 - present
    Content creator for the Nickelodeon's parenting humor website. You can see all of my work there here: http://www.nickmom.com/contributors/kim-bongiorno/
  • Freelance Writer
    2011 - present
    My work has appeared on NickMom, InThePowderRoom, The Huffington Post, Mamalode, BlogHer, BonbonBreak, Circle of Moms, Today's Mama, Queen Latifa.com, Mommy Shorts, Scary Mommy, Rants from MommyLand, Nickelodeon ParentsConnect, The Mouthy Housewives, and more. I have also made appearances on The Dr. Oz Show, HLN's Raising America with Kyra Phillips, and HuffPostLive to discuss my work.
  • Published Author
    Publications include: I JUST WANT TO BE ALONE (2014) "YOU HAVE LIPSTICK ON YOUR TEETH" AND OTHER THINGS YOU'LL ONLY HEAR FROM YOUR FRIENDS IN THE POWDER ROOM, (2013) I JUST WANT TO PEE ALONE (2013) PART OF MY WORLD: SHORT STORIES (2013) FIFTY SHADES OF FUNNY: HOOK-UPS, BREAK-UPS AND CRACK-UPS (2012)
  • InThePowderRoom
    Staff Writer, 2012 - 2014
    Humor, life, and current hot topics get covered with the freedom to be edgy and honest. See all of my articles here: http://www.inthepowderroom.com/user/kim-bongiorno/posts/
  • InThePowderRoom
    Social Media Manager, 2012 - 2014
    Manage the content distribution and fan interaction for www.InThePowderRoom.com via all Social Media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+.
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Blogger at LetMeStartBySaying, Author & Freelance Writer. Being a mom, wife & writer would be easier if Life would stop chucking things at my head. Like lemons. And poop.
Introduction
I'm a Mom. A Wife. A Writer. A Dessert-Eater. And I'm also really, really tired. I blog at Let Me Start By Saying and love Facebook & Twitter.
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2013 BlogHer Voice of the Year (Inspiration category), 2011 & 2012 Circle of Moms Funniest Mom
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Female
Birthday
January 8
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Kim at Let Me Start By Saying
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