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My Struggle with Infertility

This picture, man. The movie Up makes me cry every time! Especially the first 20 minutes of the movie where they go from kids to married to a funeral in just a few minutes. I can relate to Ellie’s character in the movie. I do have one child, but I have been suffering from secondary infertility. I’ve been […]

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month – Difficult Conversations You Need To Have

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. I know what you might be thinking.  My children are young, they don’t need to know about this yet! I don’t think I need to discuss this topic with my children. This doesn’t affect me, I’ve never been in this situation and don’t know anyone that has. I live […]

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Manic Monday Means MNO

A local chain restaurant started a promotion recently that has rocked my world, I’m not going to lie. It’s called $5 Martini Monday and lets just say – it’s totally brilliant. They know exactly what they are doing. They know who they are targeting with those delicious fruity, fun-colored drinks for cheap. On those lonely, near-dead […]

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From “Fat Girl” to Human Being: A Journey of Awareness & an Opportunity to Empower my Children

I have rewritten this post about 4 times now. I want to make sure that the idea that I have in my mind is accurately expressed in my post. I know that I have many flaws, or things about myself that could be improved upon. I feel that there are two ways that I can […]

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Is My Kid Being Too Honest With Me?

We all know that kids have the tendency to speak their minds unfiltered. We call it that “childlike innocence.” However, when does it cross the line from honest observation into meanness?   Most of the things we hear children “observe” is because they are learning that others look different from themselves or from their own […]

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Mommy Needs a Meltdown

This is not the article I had intended to write. My original plan was to finish up a charming little piece called “Mommy Needs a Mantra,” and it explained how I often use positive affirmations to help me get through the frustrating moments of motherhood. That was before I found myself alone in my car […]

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