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Opposite

On Opposite Sides of Fertility

Our paths have always been parallel…from first jobs, demanding bosses, blind dates, breakups, engagements, first homes and marriages. Similar weaving paths have strengthened our decade long friendship. Then it came to the pivotal milestone of starting families and suddenly we found ourselves on opposite sides of fertility. You had your feet firmly planted on the […]

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The Uninspired Parent

Stuck in a Rut: The Uninspired Parent

The one constant about parenting, is that your life/goals/challenges/successes/failures are always changing. Life for a parent ebbs and flows as your children learn new skills, tackle new problems, and generally change as human beings. So as parents, we’ve all experienced the mountain peaks of joy as well as the valleys of despair….but what about life in […]

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tough mama

Tough Mama Times

A couple weeks ago, I went through some tough mama times. I was dealing with a coughing child and a feverish teething toddler. I have to be honest that it was very trying. I am amazed that through those tough mama times, the tough mama in me arises every single time. I push harder than […]

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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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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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