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A Letter to My Husband on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a heart-warming holiday filled with flowers, chocolate and candlelit dinners. Our kids get excited about sharing valentines with their classmates. We try to decide if these valentines will be store-bought or Pinterest-worthy. There are many variations of the history of St. Valentine and how his story evolved into a production of love notes […]

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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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What Happens to Your Soul When Your Body Loses Weight

This mama has recently lost a decent amount of weight. …And I didn’t even really do anything to lose it. (I know…hate me, I would.) Weight is such a sensitive subject I’m more uneasy discussing it now that I’m thinner. I wish I lost the weight due to hard work and dedication in my food choices. […]

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Team Wild or Team Mild? Raising the Child You Have

Every child is unique. Their interests, perspective and personalities blend in one-of-a-kind ways to create one-of-a-kind people. Some kids are born growling, ready to join Team Wild while some are definitely set for Team Mild, from the start. It’s amazingly beautiful when you think about it. It’s also really annoying when you grow up and […]

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The D Word: An Outsider’s Perspective

Last year I lost my sister-in-law to the D-word.  Divorce. It was unexpectedly jarring. My brother was too ashamed to tell us what was happening. Too ashamed to tell us he’d been sleeping in his car.  Too ashamed to tell us that he’d been staying at her best friend’s house. Too ashamed to tell us […]

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