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Lattes and Manicures Make Everything Better, Right?

Lattes and Manicures Make Everything Better, Right?

I’ve quickly realized that being a mother means you are a caretaker. That is probably common sense to most people, but I truly didn’t understand the depth of the job when I applied: You quite literally take care of a little human(s) 24/7. I also know that caretakers, by profession, experience one of the highest […]

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On Turing 30 (1)

On Turning 30

I’m turning the big “Three-Oh” this year and it has me doing all kinds of introspection-y type things. I don’t hate or dread getting older; in fact, quite the opposite. You see, I’m like a fine wine – I just keep getting better with age. JUST KIDDING. I’m not that annoying. Or maybe I am… […]

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Life is Heavy

Life is heavy.

You know how sometimes in life it seems as if everything is going well? Relationships are smooth, bodies are healthy, grades are high, work is successful, marriage is solid, babies are smiling, etc. etc. etc.  And then there are times in life when the world seems dark. Death, divorce, sickness, addiction, abuse, loss, and depression seem […]

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Happy Father’s Day!

In honor of Father’s Day, I want to write about the greatest Dad I’ve ever known; my husband. It was 13 months ago when he became a Father for the first time. If you’ve read my other posts, you know that the process of bringing our son into this world was not easy, but my […]

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I didn't know these chubby hands would change my life drastically

Chubby hands and sleep deprivation

As I lay on my bed and stare at my wedding pictures hanging on the wall, I feel as if I’m looking at a stranger’s photos. It seems like a lifetime away that my husband and I were that fresh, tan, and energetic couple ready to go on their honeymoon. It was only three years […]

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