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Manic Monday

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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Am I Being “Too Honest” with My Kid?

The other night on the drive home, my little one asked if we could play “Knock Knock” jokes. I said sure. So, we took turns. She’s seven, so hers were pretty terrible, but I amused her nonetheless. I took some time on each of mine. I was pretty proud of them! 😉 Here are some […]

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Mommy, I Need Help in the Bathroom!

  Meet Ellie, my daughter. Isn’t her face just precious?! But, don’t let those big blue eyes fool you, she has some of the nastiest stories. Here’s ONE… My 3, almost 4-year-old, daughter is trying her best with her self-help skills. Ellie’s good at dressing, teeth brushing and cleaning up her toys (all with guidance). […]

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A Dream

A Dream in Progress

February is Black History Month and I’ve recently been reflecting on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It brings to the forefront some of my fears and dreams for my daughter that I have been feeling this past year. While the color of my skin is white, my family has skin of color. […]

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