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2018 Summer Bucket List

I have always enjoyed making our summer bucket lists. I love to day dream about summer and get my mind organized with all the things I’d like us to do. But this year the thought of making a bucket  list is a little more stress ridden. My kids will be 7, 5 and almost 3 […]

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To the mother who is hurting on Mother's Day

For the Mother Who Is Hurting on Mother’s Day

My husband and I went through the loss (miscarriage) of our first baby at just five weeks. Afterwards, I knew I was different. Research shows that pregnancy changes a woman’s brain. My desire to nurture was intensified. My longing to have a baby increased exponentially. I felt I looked at children differently. Still – I […]

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Four Easy DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

Let me preface this post by saying that I am THE LEAST artistic person EVER. I don’t craft. I can’t draw. And I’m color blind so that definitely doesn’t help either. However, thanks mostly to Pinterest, I have managed to come up with some easy crafts that are perfect gifts for Mother’s Day and other […]

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Summer Reading :: A Gift, Not a Chore

“Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift.” — Kate DiCamillo Ahhh…. stretched out in a hammock under a tree, reading at a leisurely pace, my book chosen from the pile of “books-to-read-when-I-have-time,” and the summer shade providing a space for […]

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