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RaisingSisters

Raising Sisters

  I don’t have a sister. My mom doesn’t have a sister. In fact, there are no pairs of sisters in my entire family tree other than my grandmother and her sister. Yet, here we are raising a precautious pair of sisters. When we found out we were having a second girl we were shocked. […]

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Life of Laundry

Life of Laundry

Many of my days during the week are spent doing laundry. Sorting, washing, drying, folding and the dreaded putting away. This may sound strange to some of you, but I find myself thinking that my life can be compared to my laundry in so many ways. You have your darks, lights, stains and washing. You […]

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words

A Simple Way to Stop a Foul Word

Why Words Matter I’m an English teacher, so words really matter to me. Their meaning, their tone, their flow in a sentence, all contribute to their overall impact upon their audience. As a mom, teaching words is an even more complicated job. I’m not talking about language acquisition or building a love of literacy. I’m […]

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mom crush

Mom Crush: DJ Tanner

As a child of the 80s, I have vivid memories of watching Full House on Tuesday nights. Remember back in the day before the DVR and Netflix? When you actually had to watch live TV or miss it? DJ was the coolest young girl, who was honest, kind and wholesome. Everyone, including me, wanted to be […]

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Confessions of a

Confessions of a Former #FOMO-aholic

Hello, my name is Amy and I have had a problem. A little over a year ago, I started to feel as if my life were falling apart. I couldn’t keep my house in order, couldn’t focus on my business, and was losing my patience and focus at work. I wasn’t sleeping well, eating terribly, […]

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