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The Sex Talk

I recently read an article from one of the our Sister Sites about being raised in the Purity Culture and the reasons why the blogger wouldn’t raise her child the same way. I thought it was a great article because a lot of things rang true about the “True Love Waits” movement that we were inundated […]

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Lockdown Drills

Heartbroken. My little sweetpea told me very excitedly today: “MOM! Guess what! Tomorrow we’re going to have a Lockdown Drill at school!” Her innocent little heart knows that a lockdown drill is “in case of intruders” in her school, but fortunately, she has no idea of the type of devastating horror that said intruders are [...]
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One Stop Shopping: The NWA Boutique Show

Do you ever wish there was a Walmart for boutique shopping? A one stop shop where all your favorite boutiques, independent sellers and businesses existed? A place where you could buy your favorite graphic tees from Elysian, your cookware from Pampered Chef, sample the latest varietal blends from the Tontitown Winery and donate to the [...]
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5 Things Food Allergy Moms Want You To Know

5 years ago I had no idea what life was like for moms who have littles with food allergies. And then I became that mom. Our daughter was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that causes a LOT of food reactions. Our lives went a little crazy. LittleMiss and I went on a common 8 elimination [...]
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I Used To Be Cool

I was recently searching for my car in a Walmart parking lot, praying my Ben & Jerry’s wasn’t melting, when I had a moment. I literally stopped walking and stood still for a moment. A bumper sticker on the back of a mini-van said matter-of-factly:“I Used to Be Cool”. Me too, girl. I wanted to [...]
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Summer Sculpting: Pilates Ball

It’s July and time for round 2 of our summer sculpting series. Did you think we forgot? Fear not.  This post actually began with “It’s July and it’s hot” but frankly, who needs me to state the obvious? No one. We all know it’s hot, which is why Betsy at FreeRide studio created 4 MORE […]

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