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It Happened to Us: A Bomb Threat at School

It started with a bomb threat to the entire school district.  It ended with an unnerving and forced reality; one in which, despite growing up with multiple bomb threats and being in high school during Columbine, I was ill-prepared for. Enter Thursday/Friday On Thursday night, the notification came and a sweep of the schools was […]

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The Real Truth About Multi-Level Marketing

As a mom who is in several Facebook groups for moms, I read the same online question at least twice a month. “I need suggestions for a job. Needs to be part-time, flexible, make enough money to make childcare worthwhile. Ideally, I could work from home while the baby is sleeping/kid is at preschool/my mother-in-law […]

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You are Doing a Great Job, Mama

  I am pregnant with my third and final baby. Recently, I have spent some time reflecting on how I have grown as a mom over the last five years. For years before I was pregnant with my first, I looked forward to having a child and wanted to be the best mom that I […]

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13 Things I Wish “13 Reasons” Had Said to Our Youth Instead

I made myself watch 13 Reasons Why on Netflix. Every episode. I carefully waited and watched and hoped that some beautiful message would crop out of it, but it didn’t. While I can appreciate this show for the increased conversations about mental health, I just can’t agree with some of the messages presented. There’s no […]

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