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The Wide World of Play Dates

The Wide World of Play Dates

“Can I pleaseeeee go to a friend’s house?” is the first question I’m greeted with when I walk in the door. My favorite five-and-a-half year old has recently discovered the world of play dates and she is obsessed. From our yard, I can see several other houses, so I’m comfortable with her riding her bike […]

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Breaking free from the golden handcuffs

Breaking Free from the Golden Handcuffs

We’d had several discussions before, but this one was different. This time he didn’t just listen, he heard me loud and clear. I came home from work that day not just angry, not just shedding a few tears, but literally sobbing, which quickly escalated to a bout of dry heaves and breathlessness. I couldn’t take […]

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Distracted as a mother

Distracted As A Mother

I have probably started typing this blog entry about six or seven times now, and I’m still sitting here staring at a blank page. It’s not that the ideas haven’t been flowing, because they surely have. I think at this point, I have about ten different “topics” that I’ve started to try and formulate into […]

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My breastfeeding journey

My Breastfeeding Journey

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, I felt compelled to share my journey with breastfeeding. I want to start by saying that whether you never nurse at all, you nurse for one week, six months, or six years, I (nor should anyone else) would never judge you for your decisions. I do, however, think that […]

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Time-where does it go

Time – Where Does It Go?!

We all have the same 24 hours in each day. I’ve heard it a million times. Yet, I continue to marvel at the people who manage to “do it all.” I think those people are actually wizards who have some kind of time manipulation device, because it really seems impossible to fit everything in each […]

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Turning 40

Turning 40.

Two weeks ago, I turned forty. Forty. 40. 4-0. And I’m having a hard time. Any girl who has lived within her 40’s, for any length of time, has assured me that I will love it. Girlfriend after girlfriend has given me a glimpse into the self-assured, confident, peaceful life of one within her fourth […]

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