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The Holiday You Didn't KnowYou Were Missing

The Holiday You Didn’t Know You Were Missing

I bet none of you have exchanged gifts, sent cards, had flowers delivered, or even called to wish someone well in honor of today’s national holiday. I haven’t. Because who knew that today, July 26th, is National Aunt and Uncle Day? (It’s also national All or Nothing Day, Bagelfest Day, and Coffee Milkshake Day, so […]

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Lessons From the Climbing Rope

I recently enrolled my daughter in gymnastics. We were encouraged by her teacher to get her involved in extracurricular activities to support interactions with other children. Ella-Grace, for lack of better terms, is an only child. This isn’t by choice, but as the result of us losing her brother and the elected tubal ligation during […]

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4th of July (1)

4th of July: Parades, Fireworks and Family Fun {2017}

Happy Birthday, America! This July 4th will be The United States of America’s 241 birthday! We will celebrate by honoring those who have and continue to fight for the freedom of this incredible place we are lucky to call “Home.” Some will have family picnics, host friends for a barbeque, or simply stay home and […]

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To the Mom Who is Trying to Lose the Baby Weight...

To the Mom Who is Trying to Lose the Baby Weight (and finding it really difficult…)

I see you in your yoga pants. The ones you’re wearing because you’re coming from the gym because they’re all that fits. I see you looking at yourself in the mirror, wondering who that wider, smooshier, flabbier person is staring back at you. The look in your eye very close to disgust and discouragement at […]

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Sharing my secret: a personal story of being proactive with postpardum.

Sharing My Secret: A Personal Story of Being Pro-Active with Postpartum

  Let me tell you a secret. I’m about to be vulnerable and share a secret about myself that not many people know. As you read about this secret, so do some of my family members and friends that will be hearing this information for the first time. Why is it a secret? Because it deals […]

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The Time Is Now

The Time Is Now

Another busy evening filled with youth sports left my husband running with our son and me running with our daughter. Before leaving the house, we agreed we would fend for ourselves for dinner. Challenge accepted! I love dine out night – no clean up required! #MomWinning After my daughter’s dance class, we decided to stop […]

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