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Cursive – Becoming a Lost Art?

​I took my daughter to the bank last Saturday to open a checking account and get a debit card. Opening an account at the bank is not a speedy process and requires a lot of verifying information on the banker’s keypad. After providing her birth certificate, her social security card, and selecting a debit card […]

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My new love for exercise classes

I have a newly found love for exercise classes. Having been an athlete as a child, teen and college student, I have been a work out fanatic all of my adult life. Prior to baby, I was a runner and a gym rat, spending an hour sometimes two exercising. It kept me sane. I have […]

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2018 Father’s Day Gift Guide

This is the time of year that we stop and thank those special fathers or father figures in our lives for everything they do. We have gathered a great list of gifts or outings that will be sure to make him know how much you care! Whether he is a cool dad, a golf dad, […]

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Summer is upon us and I’m already anticipating the hot humid days ahead. Although I grew up in Texas, you would think I’d be used to the heat, but I seriously dread it. To me there’s nothing fun about sweating as soon as you step outside your door, always worrying about sunscreen, making sure everyone […]

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Things You Shouldn’t Say to a Single Mom

Being a single mom is tough. Whether you chose to be a single parent, the father is completely un-involved or if you’re married in a long distance relationship, single parenting is an emotional roller coaster – especially when you encounter rude or unnecessary comments. I was embarrassed to be unmarried and labeled a single mom. […]

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Motherhood: Defined

Motherhood is the single hardest thing I’ve ever done. And yet I can barely say done in the past tense because I wake up every morning before I fully feel rested, okay before I fully feel human, and motherhood is waiting for me. That will be the case every day of my life regardless of […]

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Mother's Day

Motherless on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day can evoke a tangle of emotions. It is a bittersweet day for me. While I am enormously grateful to be the middle-aged mother of twin teen girls, I miss my own mother.   My mother passed away in October 2005. I miss her in so many ways, but most of all I miss […]

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