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Love, Dad

Love, Dad

"Don't take for granted the love that this life gives you, when you get to where you're going, don't forget to turn back around,  help the next one in line, always stay humble and kind." - Tim McGraw    When I was asked to write a post for Father's Day several thoughts came to mind. [...]
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My Fathers Day Shout Out

Mother’s Day is a BIG deal!  School-aged children work for weeks on special projects, restaurants are packed full all day long, and department store sales sky rocket as perfume, cosmetics, jewelry and more are stuffed into bags.  All to celebrate MOM.  As a mother, I know how amazing we all are!  Having a day all […]

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The Summer Checklist

  Do you remember when you were little and it seemed like the summer stretched on forever? The older I get, the faster time flies. Now it feels like school ends and two weeks later it begins again. At the same time, there are days when I’m not sure what to do with all of us […]

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Raising Sensitive Boys

Ever  since I found out I was expecting my first, I just new I wanted to be a boy mom. Boys seemed much more easy going, and lets face it.. I didn’t want to deal with a mini me… and I don’t think my husband could either! Two boys later and I couldn’t be happier. […]

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Mommy Mantra: I Am

We’ve all had these days (or weeks, or months,) where in the midst of changing diapers, sick babies, cleaning up the house for the ten thousandth time that day, incessant whining, and the everyday, sometimes mundane, tasks, that we begin to say to ourselves “I’m just a mom.” But momma, hear me out: You are SO […]

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Dear Daughters…..

For the first few years of my kids’ lives I felt like a bad mother for not wanting to sit down and make gigantic scrapbooks full of my kids’ baby photos. I am not the mom that scrapbooks or collages (or anything crafty for that matter). Not my speed. I wouldn’t consider myself the “Susie home-maker” type. I […]

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Calm the Heck Down!

I have always been an anxious person. It is in my Type A/OCD nature. I’m a planner. I make lists, map out the best routes for vacations, and research restaurants. Sure, I like my dose of spontaneity once in a while, but I thrive with order. Chaos makes me lose my mind. I am also […]

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