Author Archive | Katie Augustine

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Confessions of a Former Gatekeeper Mom: The Importance of Zooming Out

My iPhone must hate me. It’s constantly yelling at me to “free up more storage space” and the battery is always on “low power mode” because I wear it out taking pictures of my children all day. I stay home with my two year old daughter and nine month old son, and a quick scroll […]

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Summer (20)

Why I’m Not Taking My Kids Camping For a Very, VERY Long Time

Ahhh, summer camping –  endless sunny days, children’s laughter, bubbles in the sunshine, s’mores, and starlit memories made around a campfire- right? This summer, my husband and I took our nine-month-old son and two-year-old daughter camping at Warren Dunes State Park. I wasn’t worried while we were packing up, I was excited! I grew up going camping. […]

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It's Not Me, it's you (23)

Meet Katie: A Chesaning Mom Who Teaches Her Littles At Home

Hello! I’m Katie Augustine, and I am a stay-at-home mom in the village of Chesaning. I live here with my laundry-doing husband Matthew, who is the upper grades instructor and principal at a private school in town called Zion Lutheran, and our two children – Elsie, age 2, and Oliver, 7 months! Fun fact: I […]

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