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Guilty About Mom Guilt

Guilty About Mom Guilt

Summer is in full swing at my house. When I say full swing, I literally mean full swing: kids swinging on the curtains, swinging toys everywhere … Ok, they are not actually swinging on the curtains, but pretty close to it. It is this time of year that truly tests my limits. Tests my capability […]

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I Am An Emotional Introvert

I Am An Emotional Introvert

“Hey ya’ll!” is one of my famous phrases besides the ol’ “Bless your heart!” I would consider myself an extrovert, not afraid to meet new people and talk to you about your life in a checkout line. Ask me anything. I promise I will not turn my head. Being a Southerner puts an extra spin […]

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Why I am Choosing to be a “Yes” Mom

With spring officially in the air, so is my need to clean house and get everything organized. What is it about this time of the year that has us wanting to renew our space? I have decided to take this renewing process a step further than my house, renewing myself as a mother. Choosing to be […]

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When Trying to Answer “Why” During a Tragedy

Why does this have to happen and why to those innocent children? As a mother, I cannot even bare to think of the answer to such questions. I so deeply wish that it were never a question at all. The “Why’s” during a tragedy are too difficult for my heart to grasp. Life will always […]

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Valentine's Day Foaming Hearts Activity

Valentine’s Day Foaming Hearts Activity

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and there is some counting down going on over here. I am not so much on receiving Valentine’s Day gifts: flowers, chocolates, and cards. Don’t get me wrong here. I do love my chocolate and flowers, but Valentine’s Day is so much fun when celebrating it with my kids. This […]

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Why Early Childhood Intervention Was Key For My Son

I never knew how important early intervention was until my son Brady turned 2 on September 5, 2013 and was saying 3-4 words. Maybe. He had developed on time with everything else, pretty much skipped crawling and went straight to running. Even with him only saying so few words, we were told he was just […]

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A Letter to the New Year

                                                                                                     December 31, 2017 Hello New Year! I am writing you this letter as a reminder to myself that you will be a year of renewal. I find myself coming to this exact same realization at the same time every year, the day before the next New Year. A list of all my ‘New Year’s […]

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