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I Hit the Jackpot

My grandma used to tell me the best stories about her friends. I would sit in my grandpa’s rocking chair and listen to the phone ring. My grandmother would say hello and start laughing before she even got her first word out. I rocked back and forth and sipped my coffee as I watched her […]

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Confidently Ourselves: Friendship in Your 30’s

While having lunch with friends, the topic turned to our lives. While we aren’t in the exact same spot, we are all hovering around some specific things: Staring 30 in the face. And maybe some gray hair or new wrinkles. Some of us has already reached this milestone, some of us are about to, and […]

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Hi, I’m Awkward. Will You Be My Friend?

Let’s just put this out there. I’m socially awkward. I recognize it, I hate it, I make every effort to curb the crazy, but when I see a new group of potential friends, it is like something in my body just tells my brain to shut off and instead, I become a fool. Let’s look […]

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It Takes A Village

It’s the unpredictable moment in life when you are sick and can’t get out of bed.  You just moved here because Walmart relocated your husband and you don’t know anybody yet.  No family close by to help you.  The husband that moved you here is traveling this week for work so you are SOL on […]

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I Have This Friend…

When I think of my friends, I think about Joe Cocker’s version of the song, “With a Little Help From My Friends.” I take my friendships seriously and trust these ladies with personal insight into my life and the life of my family. Therefore, I take with much seriousness the friendship and insight they entrust to […]

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Why Getting Away Is So Good (for me)

My recent weekend away with girlfriends was a much needed break from the mundane mommy life I lead these days. It was a time to enjoy adult conversation and drinks and also uninterrupted meals, laughter, inappropriate stories, old memories and pure girl talk. It was 3 glorious days in the city without the title of mom and wife. Instead […]

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