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parenting is hard

Can We All Agree That Parenting Is Hard?

It’s been a privilege to be a part of the Columbus Moms Blog community. I’ve met so many amazing women (and men!)  and learned many different ways of parenting. It’s a gift that I don’t take for granted. And in exchange for being welcomed into this amazing group, I am asked to share my thoughts […]

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Lessons in love

10 Lessons in Love I’ve Learned in 10 Years of Marriage

Do you ever come across elderly couples, walking hand in hand, radiating out their love for each other? That. That’s what I want. Now and forever. I’m a hopeless romantic – in fact, I’m basically Charlotte. I love happily-ever-afters, grand romantic gestures, and sappy love songs. While my pragmatic side recognizes real life just doesn’t work […]

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parenting style

This is My Parenting Style, and I’m Not Ashamed

Here’s my confession. I am a huge nerd. No, seriously. Nerd. HUGE nerd. If I’m curious about a topic, I can’t stop myself from reading things – books, articles, blogs, magazines, etc that touch upon said topic. And for the past 5 years, that topic of obsession has been…wait for it…finding my PARENTING STYLE.  How […]

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Culinary Columbus: A Memoir

This evening, as I strolled along the beautiful streets of downtown Worthington with my daughter, I couldn’t fight the wave of nostalgia that overtook me. “That’s where mommy and daddy had our wedding reception, “ I told her, pointing to the Worthington Inn. “And over there, along that stone wall, that’s where mommy sat in […]

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trip of a lifetime

When You Can’t Afford the Trip of a Lifetime…

Your best friend just got back from a freaking fantastic (and ridiculously expensive) trip to Disney World with her family. Your neighbor is taking her family on a life-altering trip to Europe. Your parents just planned an incredibly romantic weekend for two in Napa Valley. Your boss is spending a gloriously relaxing spring break with […]

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