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The Perfect Mother Daughter Date Having a teen girl is supposed to have all of these crazy challenges. I know that because a lot of my friends tell me how their teen is emotional, aloof and not a lot of fun to be around. This is not the case with my teen. Our only problem […]
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Five Days Into Summer We are only five days into summer. Except for packing lunches everyday, nothing else about our schedule has changed. Soccer practices, birthday parties and end of the year events still continue, although I continue to shout out “The End of The School Year Is Effing Over!” I have told myself of […]
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  • June 01, 2017
The Warfare of Motherhood. I went into motherhood completely blindsided. Oh, I planned for it. For over five years, I took my temperature, timed physical encounters with my husband and drove to get blood drawn once a month. I knew what it would take to make a baby. On a beach in Mexico, I finished […]
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Mommy Son Dates W/IMSA Racing Finding anything that a lawyer/writer mother and her sports and car obsessed 8 year old can agree on is almost impossible. He wants to play basketball and watch car auctions and I would rather read and play board games. In order to find more Mommy Son dates for us to […]
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For the last three years, my daughter and I have been taking adventure without Daddy and Little Brother and it has made such a  great bond in our relationship. Are you planning a mother daughter adventure? I’m amazed at how quickly time is flying by with my pre-teen. I knew when we adopted her at […]
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I am such a goal setting person. For my business, blog, personal life and healthy lifestyle, I make new goals each week. I’m even OCD enough to document them in my daily planner, so I can track my progress. Only recently did I give any though to setting goals with kids. My 12 year old […]
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Notes For The Rebellious Teenage Years To My Darling Daughter- I’m writing this while watching you splash around in a river just inside Glacier National Park. It’s our family’s annual summer road trip and we are 1,500 miles from home. You’re playing with your brother and laughing and swimming with no regard for the status […]
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