Lisa Lloyd

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Lisa is a mother of two and a lifelong Oklahoman who loves plants, shopping local and enjoying her neighborhood, the Paseo Arts District. Her son Alden is 4 and a master Lego-builder. Her daughter Anona is 2 and knows her mind. Lisa is an Enneagram 1, a nurturer and a connector; always ready to be of use to a friend in need. A former PR/marketing exec, she now works part-time from home, is a Beautycounter consultant and writer for a local magazine. Lisa is on a journey to live a healthier life for herself and her family and share what she learns with others.

Parenting My Plants

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I'm one of the many, many people who jumped on the houseplant bandwagon during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. I'm honestly surprised I didn't get on board sooner. My husband and I own...

I’m Afraid of Being a Bad Friend

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I recently went through a breakup with a best friend. Someone I'd known for more than a decade. Someone I thought about and still think about every single day of my life. It was and...

5 Of the Best First Chapter Books for Eager Readers

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My son is 4.5, and he's very interested in letters, reading, and writing. I'm thrilled that he's always loved reading, and lately, he's shown an interest in longer-form stories. Needless to say, I was more...

The 5 Best Farmers Markets in OKC

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"On Market Day, Market Day, folks are out to work and play! On Market Day, Market Day, hooray for Market Day!" I absolutely, completely, 110% LOVE farmers markets. That Raffi song quoted above plays on...

My Suddenly Toe-Walking Toddler

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Disclaimer: I'm not a physician, and this blog is not meant to be construed as medical advice. If you are concerned about your child's health, please take them to your pediatrician, the nearest urgent...

Sometimes I Miss Being Important

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I want to start out by saying this is not a pity post. I know the headline might seem like it is, but it's not. Keep reading, and you'll get it. When you've spent almost...

5 Parenting Podcasts for Every Kind of Mama

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I'm relatively new to the podcast scene, and while most people likely fill their library with cold cases and other murder mystery shows, I started my journey with parenting podcasts! Don't get me wrong;...

Weaning Triggered My Post-Partum Depression

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I'm not entirely sure where to begin. It's not that I have trouble talking about my experience. I'm a fairly open book. I guess it's because I'm still somewhat in shock.   It came, seemingly, out of nowhere. The...

7 Registry Essentials for Baby #2

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Well, it happened. Our first child lulled us into a false sense of security, and we decided to have another. After spending much time laying in bed (thanks, morning sickness) while my toddler watches...

An OKC Mom’s Guide to Keeping it Local

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Maybe you're new here. Maybe you've lived in Oklahoma your whole life, but you stick to your bubble and don't venture out much. Maybe you love every place on this list. Whatever your situation, I've...

Please, Let Your Kids Cry

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“If you don't stop crying, we’re going home.” “You can’t play because you’re crying.” “Stop crying.” “There’s nothing to cry about.” I hear these cringe-worthy phrases from desperate parents and caregivers on a regular basis when I’m out...

Becoming a Minimalist Mom

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If there's one thing parenthood has taught me, it's "never say never." I never thought I'd be a stay-at-home-mom.  I never thought I'd leave my career of almost 10 years. I never thought I'd end up with...