Name: Kymarra Brown
Children: Wayne "Jay" Brown, 11; John-Wayne "Nasir" Brown, 9; Kianna Brown, 6
Occupation: Medical coder and auditor at Naval Hospital Beaufort
Favorite mommy moment: When we took them all to Disney for the first time, it was awesome to see the looks on their faces.
How do you keep your marriage a priority? We make alone time a priority. After all the daily chaos, we find the time to be alone and unwind together. It's not so much what we do, it's just being together when we do it.
Best household tip: Everyone helps, no matter what age. I used to get overwhelmed trying to do it all by myself, but I have since learned that everyone plays a part in the mess so everyone helps in cleanup time.
Favorite quote: "Fail to plan, plan to fail."
What you learned from your mom that you now use: Bleach -- it's a common household item, but every time I take my kids' white uniform shirts out of the wash and they are sparkling white, after putting them in with grass stains and crayon marks, I remember my mom doing the same for me.
Hardest age for your kids: Terrible twos without a doubt. That's when they learn that everything is breakable or flushable. Also, potty training.
I want to pull my hair out when: I have to tell them the same thing every day, "Brush your teeth!"
Advice for other moms: Take time to enjoy your children now. This moment will be gone and can never be re-created. Take lots of pictures. It will be worth it in years from now.
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