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Surviving as a New Stay-at-Home Mom

Now that my youngest is in school, I realize the days were long, but the years were short. I’m so thankful looking back for the lazy days at the playground and the hours spent in a rocking chair with my babies. With kids in high school, middle school, and elementary now, things move at a […]

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How To Make Friends: Just Ask for Help

Making Friends Some of you have lived here since the day you were born. Others, like me, have moved dozens of times. But we have something in common: Making new friends can be a little nerve-wracking for e-v-e-r-y-o-n-e. When I was younger, my natural inclination was to be shy. I quickly realized that the trait wasn’t serving […]

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Moms Can Ask for Help Too

I…need…help…please. If you ever visit our home you will likely hear us saying this in a sing song voice to our youngest as a reminder for him to use his words to ask for what he needs.  It’s actually been quite useful with our entire family. But let’s be honest…I’m horrible at it.  Not the sing-song […]

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The Lackadaisical Host

The Lackadaisical Host

I don’t prepare appetizers. I serve directly from the kitchen appliance formerly known as a stove (which at some point when I wasn’t paying attention became a “cooktop”). I set only the utensils we need, rather than a fork, spoon and knife for every meal. My parents and grandparents did raise me properly. I do know the […]

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Girl’s Night Out: 5 NEW Places and Spaces for your BFFs

I LOVE girls night out (GNO). It is one of my absolute favorite things to do. There is something exhilarating about getting dressed up or dressed down to spend an evening with my ladies that has me covering my calendar with little vibrant stars. The only qualm that comes to mind is that despite the fun all […]

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