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Show Him the Love

In my opinion, dads are often the unsung heroes of the parental unit. I’m so grateful for an annual holiday to take the time to pause and reflect on the important role father’s play in the lives of children. But then, why stop at just one day? Reflecting on my own marriage, I became aware […]

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From Phone to Hands: Print your Photos!

Raise your hand if you have thousands (tens of thousands?) of phone photos that you’ve never printed. Basically, my entire children’s lives are documented on my iPhone and I’ve literally spent hours awake in bed at night concerned about the fate of all of those images. I decided enough was enough and went on the […]

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To Grandmother’s House We Go

Oh, how I wish it was just over the river and through the woods to our grandmother’s house. For us though, that’s simply not true. Our beloved TuTu lives deep in the heart of the Lone Star state, a whopping 1,200 miles from our Columbus home. Thankfully technology makes it easier than ever to stay […]

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This Is Me: A Chapter In My Story

I have always loved children. As a kid, I dreamed of having a big family of my own. My best friend and I had future plans to start our own preschool. And my husband and I spent the early years of our marriage living abroad to teach at a bilingual school and love on orphaned children […]

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The Mommy Review

The Mommy Review

Let me begin by congratulating you. Being a mom is a hard, often thankless job, and you’re doing great! The role of mother is one of the most important responsibilities a woman can have, and that’s why I encourage your to do a Mommy Review. Similar to an Annual Performance Review one might receive from […]

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Live Generously This Holiday Season

It is that time of the year. The holidays. I love the holidays with all my heart and look forward to all the excitement they bring – family gatherings, the first winter snow, decorating my home and shopping for loved ones. Along with all these wonderful times also comes stress. I have found that often […]

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Holiday Trains and Trolleys

Take a step back in time to experience the wonder of the holiday season by hopping aboard a train or trolley. Prepare for some old fashioned fun and have a one-of-kind adventure on these unique locomotives. In addition to the train or trolley ride, many of these events also include a variety of other festive activities.  […]

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Photos with Santa

Photos with Santa

It’s a magical experience to meet Saint Nicolas himself and the classic Santa picture is a forever keepsake! I still remember my annual childhood visits with the jolly big man and the memories live on in the polaroid snapshots. Get your camera ready because Santa is popping up all over Columbus this holiday season and many […]

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