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Learning Life

I am currently stuck in a weird stage of life where older, wiser people look down upon me with eyes full of adoration at my naivety regarding life in general and my lack of experience in such, yet younger people now speak in terms that I no longer relate to and listen to music that […]

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Warning: Tantrum Zone Ahead!!

Parenting a 2-year-old child is Ah-mazing! Watching her learn more words, shapes, colors, numbers, letters and sounds is a joy to watch. It is in those moments that you cherish how sweet and innocent your child is. Then imagine a few moments later the record player stops and comes to a screeching halt.  What was […]

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The “Best” Massage Ever

My wonderful husband purchased a handful of massages for me as a Christmas gift because I’m raising miniature dictators, I work a billionty hour a week, I have back problems, and he doesn’t want to be murdered in his sleep.  Or maybe just because he loves me, whatever.  So, periodically I get to have a […]

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Let Down Your Nets

I would have been friends with Peter. The one from the Bible. Jesus picked 12 friends to do life with and I would have absolutely gotten along best with the hot mouth. Impulsive. Loud. Quick to speak. Slow to listen. Can’t stop running his mouth kind of disciple, that’s Peter. And I would have gotten […]

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When Motherhood Feels like Treading Water

  “Kick your feet! Kick, kick, kick, kick!” I heard myself excitedly shouting to my 2-year-old, who was gleefully treading water just enough to propel himself in an upright circle, supported by his Paw Patrol floatie/vest combo and my right hand. I remember a surprising thought crossing my mind at that moment: “If only treading […]

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Grocery Store Etiquette

Grocery Store Etiquette

Listen up, humans. All types of humans can (and do) run rampant around grocery stores. But, there is only one type of super human that can tell you what aisle and shelf the correct kind of mayonnaise is on over the phone. Those kinds of humans are moms. The majority of people shopping in grocery […]

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How to Win Friends & Influence People

We’re going to go out on a limb here and assume none of you were around when the book of that title was published by Dale Carnegie… in 1936.   But there’s a kind of timeless concept here, isn’t there?   Most of us want to master the art of striking up meaningful friendships and [...]
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