What is Happening to my Brain?

Wasn’t it just August? I feel like I blinked and September and October are over. We seem to be in a pretty heavy fog in our house lately. I hate the word busy and quite frankly it annoys me when people tell me how ‘busy’ they are. I’ve always thought that if something is really […]

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The Family that Skates Together

Back when I was pregnant with A and I told everyone that I was having a girl, a common reply was, “How exciting! A little figure skater!” or “So are you going to put her on skates?!” My response was always “I’ll take her skating but she can choose her own hobbies!” (accompanied by nervous […]

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How Do You Raise Strong Girls?

The True Feminine “I am not sugar and spice and everything nice.  I am art.  I am a story.  I am a church bell, gonging out wrongs and rights and normal nights.  I was baby. I am child. I will be mother.  I don’t mind being considered beautiful, I do not allow that to be […]

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The Best Butternut Squash Soup Ever!

I love fall. Summer has never been a friend of mine because let’s face it, I’m just not made for warm weather. It may have something to do with having skin so pale it borders on translucent and naturally dark hair that seems to absorb all of the heat on hot days. I’m much happier […]

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A Quick Guide on How to Shop with a Toddler

Shopping with a toddler can be a living nightmare. It’s like shopping with a ticking time bomb that only I’m responsible for diffusing. If I make it in and out of the store without issue I get this crazy adrenaline rush that makes me feel like I can take on the world and accomplish anything. […]

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The Nursing Activity Box – AKA the Best Thing Ever

When I was pregnant with G friends and family would ask me what I was most nervous about with having two babes two and under. Without hesitation, I would always tell them that I was concerned about how A was going to handle the time that I had to spend nursing. I just kept picturing […]

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