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Why I Keep Sharing The Story Of My Rape

Trigger warning: Sexual assault. At 13 years old, I was the silliest, chubbiest tomboy. I excelled at sports, friendship, and having a unibrow. I was awkward, but to be fair, it helped me to develop my kind, fun-loving personality. Boys weren’t lining up at my locker. Okay, actually, they were. They lined up to ask […]

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Mom Paradox

I try and not give advice to new parents unless they specifically ask for it. It’s their journey. I don’t want to project my crap on them. Their spouse, home, amount of children, career, weather ect. will all be different than what I experienced. The truth is everyone has to figure it out on their […]

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Marley & Me

My coworker, Turd Ferguson, could not believe I had not seen the movie Marley & Me. I told him, “I don’t want to watch a movie about dogs dying. I specifically told Bandit that he is not allowed to die.” But Turd said.. “Ya, but this movie is the story of your life. She’s a […]

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Balancing Stick Pose
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Balancing Stick Pose

The Balancing Stick Pose   Balancing Stick Pose is the “Pose of the month” for October at the studio. Balancing stick is the story of my life. Inhale your arms over your head sideways. Stretch up out of your waist. Arms with your ears. Inhale breathing, take a big step forward with your right foot. […]

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Scary Mommy Instagram Takeover
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Scary Mommy Instagram Takeover

Scary Mommy Instagram Takeover I have been guest posting on Scary Mommy for a couple months now. It’s been great. The Scary Mommy community is definitely my demographic. It is filled with hilarious and very real Mom’s. People who adore their kids, but don’t pretend every day is sunshine and unicorn farts.   I got […]

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Happy Birthday Dad from YOUR PRINCESS-ish person.

Happy Birthday to my maker The first person who ever thought I was funny. The guy who sculpture my identity more than he or I could have ever imagined. The human who has received the most crying phone calls from me. Someone I took my bad moods on on when I was young. The adult who […]

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Visting Core Memories
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Visting Core Memories

Visting Core Memories  I love Inside Out. A LOT.      Teaching kids socio emotional stuff is the jam. Your kid got an A+ in Math. Wonderful, but please make sure you also prepare your kid how to deal with actual life. What to do when shit hits the fan. How to cope with loss. […]

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Real Mom Truths for Every day Conversations

Conversations and cultural norms are what make us civilized right? Okay sure. Let’s go with that.   People are always saying, “How’s it going?” and I smile and say, “It goes!” or “Good, how are you?” You get it. Pleasantries. Normal adult stuff. I’ve been having such a crap week but nothing earth shattering. You […]

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