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On Being a Boy Mom

On Being a Boy Mom

    I Realized Something Recently  Not too long ago, I was pondering whether I’d like to have a third child.  Just a few weeks away from my due date with baby boy #2 (let’s call him Baby G), and it hit me like the weight of my 2-year old son lobbing a wooden toy at my […]

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How to Find Mommy Friends

In the workforce, you need to surround yourself with great coworkers. Great coworkers makes doing your day to day job a lot easier. It is important to have peers you can bounce ideas off of, lend a hand, and give advice. We too as moms need a supportive workforce behind what we do as well. […]

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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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Blended Part 1 - Joy

Blended, Part 1: Joy

With the passing of Florence Henderson (aka Mrs. Brady of the Brady Bunch), I feel compelled to talk about one of the most important aspects of my life. I never planned to divorce the father of my children and then marry a man with kids of his own, but I’ve been insanely blessed as a […]

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I Still Believe!

I owe Santa a thank you tonight.  He made my day…MY day, not my kids’ days (though he definitely did that, too), but he made this mom’s day.   I Still Believe As I was talking my two-year-old off the ledge of fear and trauma from sitting on his lap, Santa looked me square in […]

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Dublin, Ohio

A Love Letter to Dublin, Ohio

Dear Dublin, Writing this is a lot harder than I expected. When we first met a little over three years ago, on a frigid late Saturday in November, I wasn’t sure what to think of you. I was hesitant to start a new relationship with you because you looked very different than what I knew […]

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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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