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The Purge: Getting Rid of Everything

Have you have been sick and tired of being sick and tired? On the edge of hitting rock bottom? I think I finally hit my breaking point right after school got out. After my sister, my fellow second grade teachers, and I packed up my husband’s truck with all of my classroom, we brought more […]

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Swimming: It’s More than Just a Summer Sport!

Swimming: It’s More than Just a Summer Sport! Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Crawfish Aquatics.  Most children stay busy with many activities. And as parents, you often want them to experience a myriad of activities to see where they can thrive, gather up different skills and stay active and social. No doubt, your children […]

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A Mom’s Back to School Poem

‘Twas the first week of summer And the kids slept in. We ate long breakfasts  As we lounged in the den. The refrigerator was stocked with healthy foods, And everyone was in the greatest of moods. My children’s little faces were all aglow As we talked all about the places we’d go.   We will […]

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Mom-stagrams Worth Following

Is it just me, or is Instagram downright exhausting at times? Scrolling through feed after feed of perfect moms in their perfect clothes living their seemingly perfect lives gets both boring and disheartening. Don’t get me wrong; my relationship with these Mom-stragrammers is totally love / hate. When I’m looking for outfit inspiration, they’re the […]

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Summer of the Helmet

August 11, 2016, at one day old, my youngest son was diagnosed with Craniosynostosis. The plates of his skull fused prematurely, causing him to be born without a soft spot. This meant that he would need major surgery to create a soft spot in his skull, followed by twelve to fifteen months of helmet therapy. […]

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Continuing After Loss

You know how you feel when someone punches you in the stomach and you lose your breath for a few minutes? That is how I’ve felt about writing lately. As in for over six months. Traumatic experiences tend to mark you in some way and can take the wind out of your sails. Well, it […]

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Tips for Working with Pre-School Children with Autism

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touchstone. Tips for Working with Pre-School Children with Autism Starting a new school can be scary for anyone — parents, teachers and kids are all adjusting to new routines and environments. If your child has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and is starting in a pre-school setting, your transition […]

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