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I Need A Break! I’m Heading to #BlogHer17

June 22, 2017 | No Comments

I’ve literally been running around like a crazy person all week. It’s a busy time at the office, and The DJ graduates from pre-k this week. The Emcee’s stepping up ceremony was last week. It’s also time to pull out everyone’s summer clothes and pack the winter ones away. My hair is doing some crazy […]

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Why I’m Raising My Children To Be Heathens

June 12, 2017 | 14 Comments

As a little girl, I clocked in a ton of hours at the Church of the Nazarene. From Easter programs to Friday night youth choir, I participated in almost every activity the church offered, and even won a scholarship to help with my college costs. But my children aren’t in Sunday school each week. They […]

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Safe & The City: #NissanMamas

June 7, 2017 | No Comments

What’s the most distracting thing in your car? The pile of mail you were supposed to sort through this morning? The Disney soundtrack coming out of your speakers? Chances are, the most distracting thing in your car is right in your backseat. Having kids in your car is 12x more distracting than being on your […]

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Let’s Talk! Communicating With Your Children

June 5, 2017 | No Comments

Parenting canĀ feel like being in a movie. The same day to day routine? Groundhog Day. Nap time? Mission Impossible. Trying to get through to your three year old? Rush Hour. “Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?” It feels like we’re speaking two totally different languages. We shout, “No!” “Stop!” […]

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Raising Confident Kids: Riley Can Be Anything

June 2, 2017 | 12 Comments

What did you want to be when you grew up? When I was a little girl, I always imagined that I’d become Miss America. I had dreams of walking across the stage with a sparkling crown on my head, waving to my fans while the cameras flashed. While I didn’t become a beauty queen, there […]

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