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Celebrate National Chocolate Pudding Day

It’s hard not to be transported back to your childhood when you think of chocolate pudding. Whether it was a dessert in your school lunch or a special treat from a grandparent, chances are it is associated with some fond memories. This year National Chocolate Pudding Day (did you know that existed?) is on June […]

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Cancer Has Made Us Lucky!

I am about to say something that some people might not understand – so I encourage you to read my whole post to see why I am saying it. Cancer has made us lucky.   Yes lucky. To tell you the truth it’s all we’ve ever known as a family.  Before I met my husband Chris […]

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Moms & Mindfulness: 5 Tips to Reduce Stress

“The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.” ~ Jon Kabot-Zinn As moms, it’s often hard to live in the moment. To really be present and mindful of what is happening within us and around us (especially with babies and toddlers underfoot). Our minds constantly churn with thoughts and judgments about ourselves and others. […]

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May is for Zebras: Ehlers-Danlos Awareness Month

Have you noticed zebras or zebra stripes popping up in your social media feed recently? Did you know that the zebra represents a connective tissue disorder called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome or EDS? May is national EDS awareness month! Our home is zebra print from top to bottom. What is EDS? Technical definition, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is […]

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Dr. Google: Understanding Cystic Fibrosis

A special thanks to guest blogger, Lauren Gibbs.  Waiting anxiously for a call back from the nurse.  Boiling nebulizers late at night.  Starting the day early so breathing treatments are finished before rushing out the door.  Tossing and turning because you know tomorrow is clinic – a nearly four hour ordeal not including the three hour […]

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