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How a Thank You Note Made Me More Thankful

Today I received a thank you note from a woman who lost everything in the Wine Country fires. Minutes before receiving her thank you note, it struck me how tired I was and that my body was literally aching from lack of sleep. This fatigue had caused me to spend very little time with my […]

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Dear Friend, Tomorrow May Never Come

Dear Friend, Tomorrow May Never Come

Thank You, Dear Friend Today you reminded me how tomorrow may never come. I hate the way in which you sent the reminder. But you always were straight to the point, however tough the conversation seemed. Today, my dear friend, I will hug my babies tighter. More I Love You’s More I love you’s will be yelled […]

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I Used to Hate Mommy Tribes…Until I Found My Own

  Mom Friends are Hard to Come By Want a hard truth? Here it is… when you become a mom you do not automatically fit into a mommy mold or by default become accepted into a Mommy Tribe. Women are harsh critics of one another and having children does not end the criticisms. After my eldest […]

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Twelve Date Night Ideas for 2017

The beginning of every year is usually filled with all of us making resolutions we will never keep. Losing the holiday weight, learning a new language, taking that cooking class, or my personal favorite becoming more organized! So this year why not make it easier on ourselves and make a resolution that is both fun […]

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5 Must-Have Classic Kid’s Books that Teach Important Life Lessons

There are countless studies as to why reading books with, and to, children is valuable to their development. Benefits include gaining a higher aptitude in learning, opening up new worlds through learning, speech skills, as well as higher concentration levels. However the most important aspect is the growth in relationship with the child and the […]

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The Ugly Side of Pregnancy: Vomit and All

Here we look at the ugly side of pregnancy because at some point or occasionally throughout the whole nine months the ugly happens! Now there is good and bad in all aspects of life including pregnancy. And honestly despite the wonderful outcome of our tiny miracles the nine month ordeal is down right UGLY!! First Comes Nausea […]

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Accepting My Non-Bikini Body

I recently watched a video showing moms of different shapes and sizes wearing swimsuits and bikinis, playing on the beach with their kids. And it made me sad as I quickly realized I had not been that happy and free with my body for years. In the video I saw the smiles and laughter from the children as […]

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