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GirlsCan

Girls Can Do it All

I have two daughters. My house is covered in pink and glitter. They love dolls and princesses. But we also have cars and blocks and footballs and plenty of other “non-girly” toys as well. My oldest has a shirt that says, “Girls Can Do It All.” It has pictures of a female doctor, firefighter, police […]

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Underground Mom

Sometimes mom needs to go underground to thrive above ground.  I did this, literally, in a secret underground river, ten miles into the Mayan jungle from Playa del Carmen in Mexico.   Life gets stressful as a mom.  Some of us do it alone.  Others have amazing partners (maybe some wish their parenting partners did more).  You might have […]

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Nora

I Hope to Be Like You When I Grow Up

I watched you today, sweet first born, and I have decided. I want to be like you when I grow up. You have so many amazing qualities about you that I envy. There are pieces to your personality I wish I could channel into my own. I admire you and you inspire me to want […]

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True Life – When Depression Gets Passed Down

My father struggles with depression tendencies…so does my mother-in-law.  They both passed it down to my husband and me.  And, we just had to find each other in this great big world.  What a combination!  As they say, “The struggle is real!”  I have a hard time keeping my thoughts from spiraling out of control […]

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The DIY Mom

The DIY Mom

I am a crafty mom. With the coming of Pinterest and an increased volume in social media in general, moms everywhere are pinning and making hopelessly long lists of everything they want to make or do with their kids, DIY projects for their home, how to turn a sandwich into a work of art for […]

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