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Self Care: SIMPLE, YET NOT EASY

Taking care of yourself means changing your habits. Habitual behavior we learned for years and years does not go away overnight. That’s just how we are wired. The good news is, that with long term dedication and consistency, you can change ANY habit. This i’m sure of. The best habits you can teach yourself are […]

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Grief Tide
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Grief Tide

The Grief Tide   Grief tide… I watched my parents grieve a large amount of my childhood. From the day I was born until I was 16 years old, my Mom lost both her parents, two of her sisters, and her godson. My father lost his mother, best friend, and godson. In the early years […]

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I Have a Person

I have a person. Today my son is 3.   My baby is gone     and a person showed up.     You know I invented this Facebook game in my mind: You open a bottle of wine and then you scroll your Facebook newsfeed. Every time you see someone post picture of their […]

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Honest worried mom life
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The Honest Worried Mom Life

This is the Honest worried mom life I worry about my kids. As do you. I save their lives all day long.. With great love always comes great pain. Fact. Totally worth it. Still a fact. Kids fall down. Kids get sick. Mom worry is real and it hurts. This girl didn’t care about much: […]

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School Year 2016 in the Books

I work at a boarding school for teenagers with complex cognitive learning disabilities. It is unlike any other place in the world. My job is challenging. beautiful. forever changing. crazy. fun. musical. frustrating. hilarious. exciting. unpredictable. fulfilling. serious. scheduled. creative. We close out the 2015-2016 school year and graduation weekend is always emotional. Reflecting on another […]

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Summer BEACH Reading RECOMMENDATIONS.

Now that I’m officially not cool anymore. I mine as well slap my Mom jeans on and accept my fate.  I kid. Kinda? Well, anyways. Since I’m not getting crunk in the club these days, I do enjoy a good book. Especially, on the beach. Not that I’ve done this lately, but a Mom can […]

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What a DAY. DAY ONE

I have just had A DAY.   So today it all began. Yoga teacher training has officially begun. By begun I mean, I pulled the trigger. PAID in full. Met with the teacher. So this bad Larry of a life experience is happening.   I went to 8 AM Bikram yoga class. My body is […]

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Pro Yoga

  What do you think of when you think of yoga and the people who practice yoga? Skinny shirtless men sitting cross-legged and chanting? People wearing chunky sandals and driving Volkswagen buses? (Are those still even around? Am I really that old?) While those people participate in the practice, yoga can work for almost anyone. […]

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