Paige Vauter

Paige Vauter
Paige is a wife, mom, and technology professional. She is a central Indiana native and now resides in Westfield with her husband, son, and daughter. She runs on chai lattes and to do lists, and lives for cold weather, good books, and attempting to organize the chaos of this beautiful thing called motherhood. While not behind a computer working, she and her husband can often be found outside, walking their two dogs or chasing their 2 little ones around the yard.

Pyrex and Snail Mail – Loving Your Mom Friends

I’m walking the halls of our house, following a loop through the kitchen, family room, passed the office, down the hall, across the entryway, and back to the kitchen. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat again. I’m...

New Year Perspective from the Aisles of the Craft Store

Every once in a while, you bump into someone or something that makes you pause. It shakes you out of your current train of thought and sort of smacks you in the face. Some...
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Mom Brain, Mom Heart

I hate those comments about how everything’s different after you have kids. “Kids change everything!” “Nothing will ever be the same!” “Oh, *that random thing* will never happen again once you have kids.” Those...
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The M Word

“It happens to about 1 in every 5 pregnancies, so if you know anyone with 2, 3, or 4 kids, chances are they’ve experienced it. We just don’t talk about it.” I was standing in...
I Just Met You

Baby Girl, I Just Met You

Have you seen the viral video of the latest Michael Buble song? If you haven't, grab the tissues. Know that you've been warned. If you're strong enough to hold out, just don't watch it....
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Letting Go of Summer

I sit on the sun-drenched chair, shielding my eyes with my hand. Water droplets run down the side of my glass, splashing onto the pavement. I breathe it all in. These are the moments...

What Being a “Millennial in the Workplace” Taught Me About Motherhood

I want to start with a disclaimer: I am the worst millennial. For starters, I use a top sheet (apparently we are killing those off?). I also hate avocado toast and to be honest...

Host Your Own: Mother’s Day Brunch

I know, I know, Mother's Day is supposed to be about YOU, right?! Well, one thing I've learned through this journey into motherhood is that I would be nothing without the other mothers in...

National Siblings Day: The Love Between my Babies

What was the best day of your life? The day you got married? The day you found out you were finally pregnant? The day you got that great job or beat that health scare?...
The O'Connor House

::Heart of IMB – Non-Profit Spotlight:: The O’Connor House

About a year ago I was flipping through a local northside mailer when I saw an article about The O'Connor House. I scanned the article, mentally filing it away, fully intending to look up...

I’m No Marie Kondo – The Reality of Tidying Up

Marie Kondo is everywhere. Her name has filled our social media feeds, our Netflix watchlists, bookstores, and local news reports on the influx of goods donation centers are receiving. I literally can't go one...
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The Magic of Quiet Time – Moving Away From Nap Time

As I’m sure it is in most households, nap time is sacred at our house. The thought of having a two-hour window on a weekend afternoon is glorious most days and losing that time...
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Learning as a Second Time Mom

When I had my first baby, I knew nothing. I did all the typical first-time mom things to prepare: read blogs and books, utilized our pediatrician office hours, asked friends, and learned everything I...
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Dear Husband, I Lost Us For a Second

We recently had our second baby, and it was much more difficult to adjust to than I had anticipated. I knew family dynamics would change, but I wasn't sure in what way. My last...