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Dear Parents: Stop Saying This Word

Recently I’ve been talking to a friend of mine who is in the process of becoming a life coach. We’ve talked about many things, but one of the most eye opening discoveries has been how often I use one particular word. I use it to describe my life from many years ago, I use it […]

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My Biggest Discovery While Staying At Home

My Biggest Discovery While Staying At Home

One True Calling?? I’ve never felt like I had one true calling. My problem is I’m interested in too many things. And these things often have little to no overlap in skill sets. Well intentioned friends suggested I may be a renaissance man, or a polymath, and that I’d figure it out eventually. But, the […]

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How To Donate Your Bras

Awhile back I watched the documentary Minimalism on Netflix. What the documentary is about is pretty self-explanatory, but for myself it was also very inspiring. Prior to watching it I wished our house was bigger so the kids had a larger basement to run around in. Though the survival of winters with kids in the […]

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An Open [love] Letter to My Doctor

Open letters have been getting more and more attention lately, it seems. Instead of adding onto the angry open letters filling the media, I wanted to put a letter of love out instead. While expecting my third baby, there is one specific person who is constantly on my mind: I’m mourning. It’s been around a […]

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Where Fun Meets Fresh | #SuavePartner

Disclosure: So happy to share this blog post I created as a Suave Kids partner. The Disney, Frozen and Star Wars trademarks are used by Unilever pursuant to a license agreement with The Walt Disney Company. All rights reserved.   There are few things my kids enjoy more in life right now than sprinkles on their ice cream sundaes, stickers (on […]

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Wrap Them in Love

When you welcome a new child into your family, you realize the value of modern medical care. You know that you will be treated by well-trained, knowledgeable health professionals in a warm, caring environment that is fully equipped to handle the birth, even if challenges arise. This is simply not the case around the world. […]

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Sleep-Away Camp: Yay or Nay?

It’s March! How did the first two months of the year fly by already? Many parents are thinking of or already completely stressing about summer plans and summer care for their school-aged kids. For some parents those plans may involve deciding if this summer is the summer to send a kid to sleep-away camp. I longed to go […]

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