Author Archive | Alicia

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If You’re Sick, STAY HOME!

I don’t consider myself a germaphobe. I believe the right amount of germs helps build a strong immune system (blah, blah, blah). I also believe I have a job to go to and who wants a sick kid or sick husband? I am out on that. With the flu going around like crazy, I find […]

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DON’T FORGET TO MOVE THE ELF!!!

Tis the season for décor and parties, time spent with family and friends, shopping, baking, and wrapping. There will carols and joy and plenty of toys. Time is spent with good intent and no one ever feels overwhelmed. In fact, if there isn’t enough joy in the season, I’d like to introduce you to our […]

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How to Avoid the Holi-daze this Holiday Season

The past few years, I feel like I blink and the holiday season is over. It creeps up seemingly out of nowhere and is gone just as quickly. I find myself getting caught up in the holi-daze of the holiday season. I pretend I am going to cook a turkey, only for a second. Let’s […]

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Raising A Child In A World Full of Tragedy

From the horrific shooting that took place in Las Vegas to the hurricane that ravaged Puerto Rico & many islands to the terrorist attacks in the UK and everything in between, I feel like I am living in a constant state of dread, sadness, confusion, and fear.  I feel dread because I don’t know what is coming next. When […]

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The Comparison Trap

I sat in a room full of beautiful women listening to them talk about how hard it is to get on social media. They were working moms and kept seeing posts from stay at home moms playing in the park and doing crafts with their kids all day. And then comparison started to creep in… […]

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Motherhood is Messy

I’m at my wit’s end. It’s Sunday night at 9pm and it’s the first time I have sat down today (minus church). The only reason I am sitting is because I have work to do for my paying job. I am exhausted. Besides the fact that I have done so much, I have so much left […]

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I Want To Be A Dad When I Grow Up

I am blessed with an amazing husband, who is a wonderful, hands-on father to our son. So this isn’t a knock on him but no matter how much help he is, there are just some things that dads get away with that moms can’t (see below). And so, for that reason, I want to be […]

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