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Monkey Bar Moms

Have you ever been to a playground? Of course you have, you’re a mom. You know your children will have a fun time but you also know a few tears might be shed.

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Making “The Call”

What’s your favorite color? What’s your favorite flower? What’s your favorite holiday? It all sounds like a note you would send to your best friend in elementary school doesn’t it? These were all questions that I was just dying to know the answers to. The only way I could get those answers though was to make “the call”.

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Teenage girls…what can you say about ’em? They’re emotional, they’re giggly, and they’re trying to find themselves. The teenage years are so difficult. Would I do them over again? No way! So as I stand by watching my daughter go through them, I feel a tug at my heart strings whenever she’s hurting. I remember how […]

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Taxi Cab Confession

So here we are, the calm before the storm.  It’s about 1:30 PM time and time for me to fuel up. It’s hard being a taxi driver. You never know who you’re gonna get once that door opens up. You never know if you’ll need to be a cheerleader, a doctor, a problem-solver or just the […]

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Which Way Do I Go?

Moving into a new era of life can be a bit daunting. You don’t know what to expect, you don’t know how you will manage, you don’t know where to turn. Then somewhere in the back of your mind you realize, that’s all part of the journey, right? My children now, 8 & 11, are […]