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The Unspoken Pelvic Floor: Physical Therapy

You know when you blow up a balloon, don’t tie it, and release it so it bounces erratically through the air with that very distinct and loud sound? Now imagine that coming out of your va-jay-jay. At a super high volume. And…repeat. This happened to me. Not ideal timing – in the middle of a […]

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Mother’s Day: My First Without My Mom

I remember walking through the drug store with my eldest kiddo looking for my favorite shampoo when it caught me totally off guard. If I had known, or been prepared about my reaction, maybe I would have avoided the trip altogether, but that’s the thing about emotions..they can be sneaky little jerks. I stopped dead […]

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Anxiety & Depression: From a Spouse’s Perspective

Anxiety and depression.  These two diseases affect countless people but so many suffer silently.  Our culture seems to have a stigma surrounding mental health and few people are willing to talk openly about their struggles.  If you search the Internet, there are plenty of blog posts from those brave enough to share their journey. But […]

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How To Host ‘Turkey Day’ If You Have A Guest Who Doesn’t Eat Meat {Recipe Links Included}

This post is part of a sponsored relationship with Whole Foods Market. However, we would not partner with a business we did not feel brought value to our readers.Do you have a vegan or vegetarian person joining you at your Thanksgiving feast? If you don’t practice these diets yourself, you may be left wondering what […]

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3 Tips for Less Scary Halloween Treats

This post is part of a sponsored relationship, however, we would not partner with a business we did not feel brought value to our readers.Getting kids to eat healthy can be a challenge on Halloween and throughout the upcoming holiday season because there are so many tempting sweets around. Since you probably won’t be able […]

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Breakfast Fun for Back to Schoolers

Breakfast Fun for Back-to-Schoolers

Going back to school can be a bummer after weeks of summertime fun, so I want to offer a few playful breakfast ideas. In addition to being fun, they are quick to prepare and nourishing. To make sure breakfast is wholesome I always try to check off these 3 boxes: Whole Grains Produce (Fruits and/or […]

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How to Save Money on Cable and Internet without the Hassle

Avoid ‘Cable Customer Service Purgatory’ and learn from one of the BillBusters experts on how to cut your bill by as much as 720 a year! “The simple tip: Use Amanda and avoid the hassle altogether. BillBusters doesn’t charge unless they save and if they do save it’s only 25% of whatever savings you experience. […]

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“Lessons For Life”- It’s More than just Swimming

This post is courtesy of our sponsor Aqua-Tots Swim School. We love the work they are doing in the community to help teach our little fish to be safe in the water!Finding the best swim school to fit your family’s needs takes careful research and consideration. It’s important to find a place that is family […]

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Perfecting the Mom’s Night In with Panera Bread

This post is part of a sponsored relationship with Panera Bread, however, we would not partner with a business we did not feel brought value to our readers. We love what Panera is doing to make the lives of moms more convenient (and delicious too.)Our friends at Panera Bread now offer both a rapid pick-up […]

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