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Dear Aunt Becky, You are the Coach

In light of these parents getting exposed for paying their kids way into college, I feel as though we should discuss 2019 parenting.  First off, we know this stuff happens everywhere. People paying their kids way into things. I just think it’s hilarious that Auntie Becky got caught thinking she’s above the rules of decency […]

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10 Tips for Surviving the Back to School Transition

    1. Buy 75 water bottles and 1,230 pairs of mittens. You will still end up with 10 non matched mittens and zero water bottles by March. 2. Stop complaining about school supplies School budgets have no room to buy the amount of crayons that can be needed for fun learning. We all have […]

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You’re Somebody’s Mother the Poem.

  You’re Somebody’s Mother By Britt   My house is sticky as can be. Everybody has to pee. I wouldn’t trade with any other. After all, I’m somebody’s mother. Somedays I’m smart, wise, and kind. Tomorrow I may contemplate leaving one behind. Strangers stop and say, “How cute!” They are, but maybe not the time one […]

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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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Grief is the Price You Pay for Big Love

Moana is my favorite kids movie at this point in time. Most kids programing is painful garbage. But I can get down with the voyager princess. It could possibly also be that every time I watch that movie or hear a song from it, it reminds of my Nana. I love being given a reason […]

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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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