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A Chance Encounter

Mother’s Day reminds me how much I appreciate my Mom and all she has done for me and my family.  It also reminds me about others who played a huge role in my life and hold a special place in my heart.  No one will ever replace my Mom but along the way I have […]

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I Work Out

I joined a fitness studio shortly after my friends bought it. I wanted to support them, and I also wanted to fit back into my pre-second baby clothes. Let me explain to you how big it is that I actually made this decision. 1. I am not a “let’s go to the gym!” kind of […]

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I’m Cutting Off My Toxic “Friendships”

Toxic. Judgmental. Disapproving. Manipulative. Belittling. These are often words you’d associate with a bully or someone who generally makes time spent with them insufferable, not your fellow mom-rade-in-arms. I’ve come to realize, though, these moms often aren’t the leaders of the mean girls pack. They are wolves in sheep’s clothing, presenting themselves as the victim. […]

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