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Rise N Shine

Rise N’ Shine

So, two weeks ago, when I walked into my son’s room and I said “rise n’ shine buddy,” it clicked. And I smiled. I felt proud to use our family expressions, and felt proud to know they were engrained in me, when I hadn’t even thought about it before I said it.

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simplicity of sunshine

The Simplicity of Sunshine

The fact of the matter is, anything around us can inspire. Anything can bring us to appreciate. Anything can put us in a place of remembrance where we pause and reflect. You just have to find your “something”.

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Giving Tuesday

Make Giving Tuesday A Family Event

Giving Tuesday is the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving – which falls on November 28th this year.   #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving, started in 2012, that has continued to grow thanks to the power of social media.  It kicks off the giving season after the two busiest shopping days of the year – Black […]

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HGTV addict

It’s just a house: Confessions of an HGTV addict

My girls know this is serious business. They’ve long abandoned any dreams of taking over the remote when “Mom is watching her house shows.” It’s gotten out of hand. So, too, have dreams and designs for my own home. It still has the same layout and many of the original features from when it was […]

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One Memory

A Mom’s Journal: One Memory Per Day

I used to keep a daily journal for about 18 years of my life.  It was adorable in my elementary school years, cathartic in my teenage years, and kept track of momentous occasions in my college and young adult years.  My entries were lengthy, filled with emotion, and someday I hope my kids read my […]

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Everyone

Everyone Should Have Cancer for a Day

I’m telling you, if something has the power to make you appreciate everything around you, make you have more empathy and compassion and generosity towards others and also grows your faith and positive attitude – everyone should have it.

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