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32 Things I Know to be True on my 32nd Birthday.

I love TED talks. That is not a secret. Brene. Glennon. Shonda Rhimes. Anne Lamott. Tony Robbins. Mel Robbins. Simon Sinek. and on and on… In the evening, my husband retires to the couch at night to watch movies where everyone dies or war documentaries that break my heart. Hard pass. Can’t always afford to […]

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So You Want To Come Try my Hot Yoga Class? Here’s What You Need to Know.

    You’ve told me at least 15 times in casual conversation or facebook comment. But alas, you hem, you haw. You are curious but unsure. Fair enough. I’ll just give you some basic info to prepare you for trying something new. In this case, Hot Bikram Yoga. Bring: Physically Yoga Mat, Towel, and Water. […]

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Mom Bravery

When I was 19 years old I wasn’t sure if I cared about anyone. Deep down, of course I did. Yet, watching my parents marriage conclude. Seeing my childhood home get sold. Regularly assuming that I could possibly find my alcoholic Mom dead in the house any day now. Unsure what I was meant to […]

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7 Tips For Raising A Daughter Who Doesn’t Have A Weight Obsession.

 You can take what you want from this. You should know that I have zero daughters, and that I am not a parenting expert. All I am is a daughter of someone, a mom of boys, and a survivor of getting called fat as a teenager many times. I am a keen observer of human behavior, […]

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I Believe in the Good Things Coming: 2018

New year. New experiences. New opportunities.   2017 was full of transitions for me. I transition as smooth as a fart in church. But once I wrapped my head around my goals. What do I really want? I watched the Mel Robbins TED talk more times than i’d like to admit, but here I go. […]

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Job Application for Motherhood

I was just filling out an application online. Halfway done and I get distracted by preschool thunder dome going on in my living room. Come back. It disconnected from the internet. Then my MAC is saying update something or other. Things are freezing. So I hit the update and let this beast restart. Went and […]

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32 Times Parenting Sucked and Social Media

So we’ve established that parenting is equal parts glorious and horrifying. See: Mom Paradox.   Something I observe regularly is how much people overthink social media. Comparing their lives to other people’s highlight reel. Feeling sad that everyone is else is so much more put successful, put together, in love… ect. Knock it off. No […]

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15 Tips to have a Fan-f-ing-tastic Holiday Season

 15. Be prepared for anything. 14. Wear matching shirts.   13. Don’t sweat the small stuff.   12. Don’t think any Christmas decoration is safe. No matter what you set up. 11.Find ways to be active with your kids. 10. Go to yoga. Even if it’s snowing. Check your excuses at the door. 9. Wear […]

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