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Saying YES More

I am an introvert. More specifically, I am an introvert who shuns most human interaction that does not come in the form of my children, husband or a drive-thru barista. People are just not “my thing.” Forget about girls’ nights out and inviting me to a social gathering. For a long time, I would rather […]

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Letting Go of New Year Resolution Guilt and Starting Over

A client once told me there are two starts to every year, New Years and Labor Day. The ability to have a do-over in the middle of the year is something I appreciate. I start the year with resolutions, a fresh mind-set, and unwavering energy, but come August, I’m back to just surviving. Labor Day […]

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Six Lessons Breastfeeding Taught Me About Parenthood

Disclosure: This post is part our series in observance of World Breastfeeding Week and is sponsored by Woman’s Hospital.  Six Lessons Breastfeeding Taught Me About Parenthood The moment that I began to try to breastfeed, lessons of what parenthood was going to be like started flooding in. There were disappointments, victories, and everything in between. These […]

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Sprinting to Life Lessons

Sometimes I feel like my husband and I are in a mad dash to teach our children important life lessons and values. And, by the way, I am not a good runner. I’m constantly trying to throw in bits of wisdom during teachable moments, but so often, I feel like I’m falling short. If there […]

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