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The First Year in Snapshots: Connecting to Confidence

And then my mind lands on one of the most powerful moments from the first year. I’m sitting in my counselor’s office, eyes wet, nose runny and voice crackly as I recall that first moment, the one where I felt so uprooted just after labor and delivery. We processed through the depression and anxiety tied […]

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Modern Day Motherhood: Accidental Exploitation in a Social Media Crazy World

Photo Credit: Beth Mayberry of Oak + Oats Lifestyle PhotographyFrom the moment of conception (and actually, even before) children are losing their right to privacy. In fact, a recent study shared that by the time a child is five years old, their parents will have posted around 1,500 images of them on social media. Anonymity […]

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Twisted Pines Farm: Fresh, Local Food from Black Forest {Giveaway}

I do my best to feed my children well-balanced, nutritious meals, while also catering to their selective tastes. This is basically a nice way of saying that I have picky eaters I have to appease. Shooting for Healthy While trying to find food that my whole family will enjoy, I shy away from items with […]

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Dear “Me, Too…” You’re Bold, Thank You.

I am so grateful to the huge number of simple, quiet posts, “Me, too.” The number is overwhelming. It should not be okay that the majority of women I know, of every age and background, have dealt with this. Whether they were raped, assaulted, degraded, belittled or made to feel uncomfortable, it does not matter. […]

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Holiday Power Struggles: A Loving Tug of War

Please pardon me if I have a mixed response to the approaching holiday season. Yes, I know I need better boundaries with both families but that is easier said than done. But even with the power struggles, watching my son experience the holidays is still a magical time. Perhaps it’s worth the extra wine I […]

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Stay Calm. You’ve GOT This. Now Make Sure THE KIDS See That.

I want my kids to have faith that I can handle anything. I want my kids to learn how to handle things themselves. I want my kids to have faith in their ability to handle things all by themselves. This doesn’t happen overnight.  This doesn’t happen from one conversation. It happens when we show them, […]

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