Category: Life

Not Your Typical Soccer Moms

Took Me 34 Years, But I’ve Learned…

So I turned 34 a couple of days ago. In my 34 years, I have come to learn some things. While I’m still learning and changing every day, I just wanted to share some of the things I have learned: 1) I have allowed too many people to have too much say in MY life.…
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Mother’s Day Without Mom: How To Get Through It

Mother’s day is a day to celebrate the wonderful mothers in our lives whether it be through birth, mentoring, or just taking a motherly position in someone’s life.  It’s also a day of tears and grief for many who will go through this day sorely missing their mother, or the maternal figure in their lives.…
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This Sign Was Put Up At A School, Parents Having Mixed Reactions

This was placed in the carpool lane at a school by the Headmaster of that school.  Parents have had mixed reactions about the stance this headmaster took.  What do you think? Do you bail your kids out? Do you think this is a good way to teach them responsibility?  Sound off! Sharing is caring:

My Kids Luggage Was Stolen, This Is What It Taught Me

This morning I made the Amtrak trip from DC to NY with my 3 kids to come visit my family. Once we got there, we loaded the luggage in the car. All but one suitcase. My daughter had a suitcase, and got excited when she saw my mother, and let it go. She left it…
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Why I Hated My Postpartum Body

As I got undressed to take a shower, I looked in the mirror at my 4-day postpartum body and my first thought was yuck! I didn’t like the still swollen stomach, and the changes in my body. It was in that train of thought that I asked myself why did I think this body was…
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90 Day Sex Fast: Can It Improve Your Marriage?

Terry Crews has made the headlines by being open and honest about a 90 day sex “fast” that he participated in with his wife.  The intent of the fast is to utilize that time getting to know your partner all over again by engaging in meaningful conversation, cuddling, and spending time together.  Sex is completely…
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Sesame Street To Unveil New Puppet With Autism To Promote Awareness

Sesame Street has been long known for using puppets to bridge the divide between those who are “differently-abled” and those who are “normal”.  They have had children on there with Down Syndrome, and even had a puppet with HIV.  They have through the years pushed to teach kids to focus on what’s in common, instead of…
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What’s in Your Bra?

We have all done it. Maybe we were just running to the store for something quick and did not have pockets and didn’t want to carry a purse. Or perhaps, during the most common time, when going into a club or party and a bag would just get in the way but you need that ID and cell…
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Future vs Ciara: Limits on the Ex’s Next

One weekend I dropped my daughter off to her father. She had her overnight bag, the books she wanted to read, and her favorite stuffed animal. She was dressed like a typical eight year old with her jeans, t-shirt, and a ponytail that took great effort to accomplish. Straightening and restraining natural hair on an…
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Credit: The 6 Letter Word We Dread

For many of us, we didn’t learn the importance of managing our credit while growing up.  Even fewer of us were taught how to grow our credit.  Unfortunately, by the time we figure it out, we’re usually in the stage of bad credit, and trying to rectify the damage from the choices we’ve made. Normally we’re not…
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