Mom Life Parenting

Spending Quality Time with Your Children & A Workshop To Help.

Spending time with your children is so important. And not just time, but quality time. I have recently really worked hard to be intentional about “floor time” with my 5 yr old son. Whether he is asking me to play ninjas, read a book, or build an invention out of toilet paper tubes and glue sticks, […]

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Blog

2012 New Years Resolutions, Part III of III: MY Life

And finally, what goals do I have for myself for 2012? It has taken me the entire month of January to figure this out. Some months, it seems that most of my time goes to work, the kids, the husband and taking care of everything in between. I do have to say, my Husband really […]

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Mom Life Parenting Work Life

2012 New Years Resolutions, Part II of III: Mom Life

The next blog in my 2012 New Years Resolutions series in one of the most important parts of my life, my Mom Life. I have been a Mother since 2006, a single Mom until 2011 when I married my wonderful Husband and with him came two great stepsons. Now we have a very full house […]

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Wife Life

2012 New Years Resolutions, Part I of III: Wife Life

This is the first of a 3-part blog series on my 2012 New Years resolutions. I hope to encourage you and give you some ideas as you write your own New Years resolutions for this year. Being a Wife is such a huge part of my life I thought I would write these goals first, as I feel I have much […]

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Mom Life Parenting

Have An Attitude of Gratitude.

Tis’ the season to give and receive! Are you ready for Christmas? My Husband and I just finished the last of our Christmas shopping for our boys last night. We felt so thankful that we are able to buy nice presents for our boys. On our way home from shopping we talked about how fortunate […]

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Mom Life Parenting

Fall Memories & Halloween Costumes for Less!

The first Saturday in October we packed up the boys and made our way to the Orting Valley. I found a fabulous list of local pumpkin patches from my Twitter friend, @TacomaLynette, that she posted on her website. I chose Tahoma Farms as our first stop, an old dairy farm turned organic produce farm that […]

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Mom Life Parenting

Be on time for KIDS sake!

There are many character traits that we should be teaching our children. Planning and timeliness are key ingredients for a healthy future. Being on time teaches respect for others and yourself. Timeliness also helps you prioritize, decided what items are most important to do first that are time sensitive and you can get more done […]

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Recipes Wife Life

Sunday Family Dinner~Savory Autumn Soup

My husband he has been raving about his Mother’s cooking ever since I can remember. Homemade macaroni and cheese, split-pea soup, beef stew, jarred zucchini bread, coconut cream pie and I must not forget the infamous, Autumn soup. He loves my Mother-In-Law’s Autumn soup. So a few weeks ago I asked her if she would teach me […]

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Sunday Family Dinner-BBQ Chicken Sliders

Yesterday, we spent one of the last hot summer days at the lake. It was beautiful and so relaxing. Swimming, picnic lunch and my all-time favorite, magazine reading. We had plans for some friends and their daughter to come over for dinner to watch the Cowboys game when we got back from the lake. I […]

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Wife Life

How to Have a Sexy Night-In with Your Husband

Once you have children, your marriage will never be the same. For me, I was married AFTER I had my son and then I inherited two more active boys. So for me and my husband, bedtime for the boys begins our time alone in the evenings. And we take full advantage of our alone time […]

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Mom Life

About This Tacoma Working Mom!

Want to know more about the voice behind TacomaWorkingMom.com? My name is Rosie Martinson.  I live in Tacoma, Washington with my VERY active family. We are a blended family that came together in March of 2011. When my husband and I were married five months ago I acquired two stepsons and a Havanese dog named Baxter and […]

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Mom Life

TacomaWorkingMom.com Blog Launch!

As summer ended and I finished the back-end design for TacomaWorkingMom.com I knew September 1st was a good day for my blog launch. Being it is the first day of school for our kids and a new chapter for our family. New commitments. New beginnings. My firstborn started kindergarten today. I kept cool until I […]

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