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Our NICU Story

November is always a strange month, full of emotion for me.  It is the month that our twins were born prematurely and had to spend 20 days in the NICU.  Celebrating a joyous occasion, the birth of a child (OR TWO!) can turn into a heart-wrenching, tear-filled, and terrifying time when your babies are born […]

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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

We are incredibly humbled to partner with Give10Back this holiday season.I recently had the chance to be a part of something that I am proud to tell you about; an idea that is creative and simple, and benefits all involved. Give10Back.com is an online retail site, where you can find pretty much any category of […]

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Buy Your Kid A New Toy To Get An Afternoon Of Peace

 Yesterday I needed to  get a lot of things done around the house.  Mainly packing for an upcoming vacation.  Anybody with toddlers and children at home know this is a daunting process and takes a lot of organizing and sticking on task.   I have a difficult time getting it done, and by it I mean […]

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Us Too.

We’ve all seen them come across our feeds. The “me too” posts that grab our attention and our hearts, but are quickly forgotten amid the busyness of our lives. After a few days of seeing these posts I started to think about my own experiences with inappropriate comments, behavior, or worse. At first I said […]

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The Goddard School® Celebrates Its Grand Opening in Fayetteville

For 30 years, The Goddard School has been a trusted name among families. Its classrooms are safe, nurturing environments for children six weeks to six years, offering age-appropriate opportunities to explore and discover. Trained teachers lead each child to reach developmental milestones, preparing the children for social and academic success. The Goddard School located in […]

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Thoughts On Being A Mean Mom

I’ve been a “mean mom” since my kids were old enough to tell me so. It hurts my heart a little, but I’m often trying to be a “big picture” kind of mom too, so I deal. When kids are little, you’re mean for things like not letting them lick electrical outlets and sticking their […]

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What I Wish Everyone Knew About Adoption

November is National Adoption Awareness month. In some way, shape or form, it feels like everyone has been touched by adoption. My husband and I have 2 children, both adopted through newborn domestic adoption. What does adoption mean to me? Gosh, I could write for days about the many aspects of adoption. However, since no […]

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