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Making the Most of 2015

I know! I know! You should of been reading this at the beginning of January 2015 not the end. What can I say….I needed more time to think.  As a new year approaches we tend to reflect on the previous year and how we can make the next one even better. I bet you are […]

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The Importance of Family Meals

 It’s hard during normal weeks to find the time to eat as a family. Now that the holiday season are on our heels the nights are getting booked with shopping, holiday programs and parties so family dinners are becoming even harder to make happen in our household.  Since my oldest was about 2 1/2 we […]

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Celebrate Mother’s Day with the #MomSelfie

Mother’s Day is on Sunday. This year I actually wish Mother’s Day would come and go without me noticing. I lost my mom to cancer almost a year ago, and she has been on my mom constantly these last few weeks. Seeing commercials, social media posts and friends talking about their mom, and what they […]

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Favorite Earth Day Books for Kids

I first was introduced to Dear Children Of The Earth in 1994. I was teaching Montessori preschool and kindergarten in Michigan. I had this little boy Andrew in my class, he was so sweet and had the personality that everyone would want. He gave me this book as a end of the year gift, and I just […]

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Losing a Mother to Cancer

I’ve been a bit out of touch lately online. For the last year I’ve been helping my parents during chemo treatments, doctor appointments and to just give some much needed TLC to my mother that has been suffering from stage 4 Lung Cancer.On June 17, 2013 at 11:39pm my mom lost her battle, and died […]

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The Joys of Motherhood

I will not spend this weekend with my sons. I am traveling to Florida to be with my mom for Mothers Day. One thing I’ve learned over the last year after finding out my mom has stage 4 lung cancer is that quality time matters….A LOT! This is also the first Mothers Day that I […]

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Advice for NEW Dads

In recent months we have had a few friends either become parents for the first time or will be first time parents very shortly. Women always get together and talk about what to expect; those sleepless nights, feedings, all the new baby gear, to sleep in the same room or not, the list could go […]

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Life As A Mom

My sons…looking at one another for the first time! A friend sent me this story, unsure if it’s fiction or someone’s real story but it’s a story that I feel all mother’s share. Whether you have given birth to daughters or sons, you are now a person not living for yourself but  living for someone […]

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