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The Light: Tales of Self Discovery

What are the two most powerful words in the English language? I am. Because what comes after “I am” will shape your life. What you believe after I am, you will become. So I sat down and tried to make a list of who I was. Not who the world thought I was. Not Wife, […]

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Being a Loud Woman and Other Tales of Making People Uncomfortable.

As the great poet Moana once said, “The call isn’t out there at all, it’s inside me.”   I have a voice.   It is loud.   It gets louder, when I get excited.   My yoga teacher trainer said I was the only person she has ever had to tell at teacher training to […]

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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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The Perfect Gift for any Preschooler You Love

To be clear, no one paid me to tell you to check out this company. It was actually quite the contrary. I sought out this Mom because I loved what she was doing so much. Therefore, I want to help you out and share this with you as well. I don’t put products on my […]

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TOP 10 ITEMS FOR FIRST TIME PARENTS

I dream of inventing something baby related. First time parents are the best marketing audience ever. You can convince a nervous pregnant woman to buy anything to try and prepare and control a situation that is so far beyond your control.   Don’t get me started on Sophie Le Giraffe. $24.99 for a teething toy. […]

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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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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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