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Leave a Trail

 “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”–Emerson Glaring at Transcendentalist images of a wooded landscape and cabin surrounded by tiny printed words made me wish I could beam myself out of a stuffy high school desk and onto the beach. Little did I […]

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HotRide Bling

**Note:  Press play to hear the audio while reading this post.  It will make sense by the end, promise.  Drake. “Hotline Bling.” By Aubrey Graham, Paul Jeffries, and Timmy Thomas. Hotline Bling. Cash Money, 2015. Eighty-five degrees or forty-five degrees, popsicle or Hot Pocket, my daughter Macey and I are out the door. We have […]

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Kids + Routines = STRESS!! PART II {what happened when we dropped the routines}

Click here to read part one… Night one: I threw the bedtime curfew out the window!  Something I never thought I would do.  I asked them if they were ready to go to bed, in unison they both replied “NOPE!”  My response,  “Okay, you guys can stay up and play, but I’m going to take a bath.”  Their faces […]

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Never Have I Ever

Motherhood: The Giant Game Of “Never Have I Ever…”

You remember that game right? It is the get-to-know you, tell-all game that often reveals life’s funny or embarrassing moments. Ellen Degeneres routinely plays “Never Have I Ever” on her show. Ellen begins by saying “Never Have I Ever (fill in the blank…)” and then celebrities answer holding up a paddle that reads “I Have” or “I […]

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