Kindness Matters - Small Acts Make a Big Difference

Kindness Matters – Small Acts Make a Big Difference

Life is hard. Parenting is hard. There have been so many moments since becoming a mom where other people’s words and actions really impacted me. Unfortunately most of those were in negative ways. I know many of the comments weren’t intentionally meant that way, but sometimes people don’t realize how their words can alter a […]

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A Guide to Decision-making for the Indecisive Mom

I consider myself a fairly indecisive person.  I am always the last to order when I go out to eat.  When I go grocery shopping I pick up and put down products multiple times before putting anything in my cart.  So, when I came to making the biggest decision of my life, one could imagine […]

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Why I Love My Crazy Grandma

Why I Love My Crazy Grandma

She has mannequins decorating her front yard, rides a Gator ATV, can use a shotgun just as well as a sewing machine, and would rather go dancing than sit in a rocking chair.  This is my grandmother in a nutshell.  I affectionately refer to her as “Grandma Crazy.” Despite her wackiness, I feel like she […]

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How are your kids so well-behaved?

How are your kids so well-behaved?

  “How are your kids so well-behaved?” she asked. I was talking to her at my nephew’s birthday party.  So many thoughts ran through my head. What do I say? I don’t feel as though my kids are always well-behaved. How do I tell this lady how I taught my kids to behave? Do I […]

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My Weight Loss Journey

My Weight Loss Journey

Currently I am on a weight loss journey with my best friend, my husband, Kevin. We have been married for 18 years and have been through many ups and downs in our marriage including the ups and down of our weight. We both have decided separately that we need to be healthier for ourselves and, […]

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Guilty on Grandparents' Day

Guilty…on Grandparents’ Day

It’s Grandparents’ Day, the time of year where we are thankful for the extra people in our life or our kids’ lives.   My parents are absolutely amazing grandparents and I don’t know what we’d do without them.  But this holiday actually makes me feel guiltier each year. Don’t get me wrong. My extended family on […]

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