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The Rocky Road to Motherhood, Part II

Click here to read The Rocky Road to Motherhood, Part I I miscarried during Christmas, a time when we are supposed to feel festive and happy. A time to celebrate family and the important things in life. We didn’t put up a Christmas tree that year, the only year we have ever not decorated for the […]

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4th of July Fireworks | In & Around Madison

Edgerton July 4th Lions Club Celebration Date: July 3, 2017 at 4pm-Midnight Racetrack Park Iki Dr & Stoughton Rd – Edgertron Waunaboom July 4th Family Celebration Date: July 4, 2017 at 2pm-10:30pm Ripp Park 213 Dorn Dr – Waunakee Monona Community Festival Date: July 3 & 4, 2017  Winnequah Park 1055 Nichols Road – Monona DeForest […]

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Planning a Vacation | A Choose Your Own Adventure

I have always loved to travel, and I can remember family vacations when I was young- road trips across the US, setting the camper up and taking it down the next morning (ALWAYS in the rain of course), flights to sunny beaches, and visiting family in other states. We have passed along this love of […]

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You’ll Always Be Enough

I recently released my first book, You’ll Always Be Enough, which is the first step in my dream to write a series of children’s books with a message of confidence and self-love. I expected an uphill climb, but have been wildly thrilled with the response to the story. I have received countless questions about how […]

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The Rocky Road to Motherhood, Part I

The road to motherhood was long and arduous. I always knew I wanted to be a mother, so it seemed to be just a matter of timing. On our second wedding anniversary, my husband announced he was ready to take the plunge. When I didn’t get pregnant after several months, I started to fear the […]

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A Madison Moms’ Guide to July 2017

If you are looking for a guide to keep you and your family entertained, we have got you covered! We’ve started a monthly events guide to be sure you don’t miss a thing happening around the Madison area. Here are this month’s “need to know” activities. The Mombassadors for our Neighborhood Groups organize monthly meet-ups […]

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What I Want My Kids to Know About Life

“There are going to be times when people aren’t always nice to you.” The words flowed out of my mouth matter of factly and without much pre-thought. My four year olds face crumpled up and she looked at me with watery eyes. “What do you mean, Mom? WHO won’t be nice?” Oh, to be four […]

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Those Milestones No One Tells You About

My husband took the above picture of my four-year-old daughter and me on the water slide Memorial Day Weekend. I thought it was a great action shot and loved how happy I looked even though it was barely 70-degrees outside. I mean, the pool is heated, but man was it windy. Waiting, wet and dripping, […]

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