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Sassy Isnt Cute

Sassy Isn’t Cute

I’ve always held a special place in my heart for little boys. When I was a summer counselor at a local daycare, I was in charge of 21 four-to-five-year-old boys, and I absolutely adored it. Mud pits and exercise competitions were just part of the day’s activities as far as we were concerned, and it […]

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Do As I say and as I do

Do As I Say and As I Do

Everyone at some point had their parent say to them, “Do as I say, not as I do.” As a kid, this drove me crazy. However, now I can see why parents are quick to rattle off this command. It’s a get-out-of-jail-free card. It’s an easy out to justify your own bad habits. And it […]

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My Weight is Not Your Business

My Weight is Not Your Business

Imagine this: You’ve been looking forward to a much-needed girls night out. You’re putting your make-up on and are wearing your favorite dress. You hear your phone and check your text messages. It’s from one of the girls: “Can I borrow your emerald green dress for tonight? I know it doesn’t fit you currently, and […]

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Minivan Kind of Life

I started dreaming about getting a minivan a couple of years ago. I was a stay at home mom to a 3 year old and driving a small sedan. I convinced myself that it wasn’t practical to get a van with only one child. Instead of me getting a new ride, I started driving my […]

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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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