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Honoring my dad

Honoring My Dad

When does that shift happen from blaming our parents to honoring them? For me, this shift happened in my 30’s. I stopped blaming my dad for my own faults and looked at him closely and realized that much of my goodness comes from my father. My dad taught me how to find happiness no matter […]

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Children and Funerals: The Raw Truth

It’s one of those things you don’t think about until you encounter it.  Granted, there are many factors that should be considered before making your decision.  Honestly, when is a suitable time, if ever, to let your child say “goodbye” to a loved one? Both of our boys attended my grandparent’s funeral.  At the time, […]

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10 Things

10 Things I’ve Learned as a Transplant to CHS

Manners count: use your sir and ma’am. It felt so foreign to me the first time I used “ma’am” and even more so when someone said it to me! I am someone who takes manners very seriously so I immediately asked around about what, how, and when my kids should use the terms of respect. […]

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A Day for our Moms

When my first Mother’s Day as a mom rolled around, I did a little happy dance. I was fresh out the gates with a two-month-old little girl and thrilled to finally hold the coveted title of “Mom.” I began picturing what this newly meaningful holiday would look like each year. I imagined being showered with […]

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Dealing with Gender Disappointment

I think I speak for all women when I say, “We just want a healthy baby; that’s what’s important,” but if I’m 100% honest, I was completely devastated when I found out I was having a girl the second time around.  I mean, I HATE pink, seriously.   Now, before you go all judge-y on […]

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Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day Peppermint Patties

I’m a firm believer in telling my family I love them multiple times a day, but heart-shaped peppermint patties also are an excellent way to spread some Valentine’s Day cheer! So take a break from your New Year’s Resolution Diet…and make some of these yummies…you won’t be sorry! Inspiration and recipe found from here …however I modified it […]

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