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Hands Off My Christmas Already.

Hands Off My Christmas Already.

I have some pretty amazing childhoods memories of Christmas. Truly magical memories. We didn’t have much in the way of money but when I was a young child my parents always managed to find ways to make sure our Christmas…

Playtime Anytime With Playskool Play-Stow-Go

Playtime Anytime With Playskool Play-Stow-Go

I remember well the days of packing up to go out with the baby. It was no small chore. Diapers, wipes, a change of clothes, bottles, snacks (for the older babies) and, of course, something to keep her entertained. I’ll…

Everyday I Dream about her Someday

Everyday I Dream about her Someday

Someday I will take the bus and go to school like my big brother. Someday I will learn to drive a car. Someday I will go on a date and hold hands with a boy. Someday I will go to…

Donate4Good with GLAD – Challenge Accepted!

Donate4Good with GLAD – Challenge Accepted!

I dream of one day having a giant walk in closet. A closet that will help me stay organized and making getting ready for work in the morning a breeze instead of a chore. Of course that will never happen….

Family Planning with FIRST RESPONSE™

Family Planning with FIRST RESPONSE™

I can remember six years ago, right around the time we got married and started trying to start a family, like it was yesterday.  Making the decision to start a family is a huge one. I happened to be 37…

Parenthood – Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me?

Parenthood – Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me?

When I was expecting our daughter I did my due diligence as a parent to be. I read all the books. My husband and I attended prenatal classes. I ate well, took the required vitamins and gave up my precious,…

How I Left My Mother

How I Left My Mother

I remember the day well.  It was six years ago. Our wedding was just a couple of short months behind us.  The wedding was the beginning of the end for my mother and I.  You could see it coming from…

Why I Don’t Wear A Bikini

Why I Don’t Wear A Bikini

Love your body. It’s a message we are being  bombarded with all the time these days. And the spirit in which most people push the message is, for the most part, positive and well intended. It’s personally not a message…

#HighFiveIt To Save Kids’ Lives

#HighFiveIt To Save Kids’ Lives

There are a lot of things we take for granted. Things like clean water, nutritious food and the ability to access health care when we need it. These are necessities of life that we and our children are very, very…

Waiting for the Call – On Drinking and Driving.

Waiting for the Call – On Drinking and Driving.

There was a lot of drinking when I was young. No, it wasn’t me or my friends doing the drinking (although that would come later). The alcohol fueled weekend get togethers were done by my parents. And the parents of…

Summer Family Adventures

Summer Family Adventures

I have to admit it doesn’t feel much like it where I live yet but summer is right around the corner. Once the warm weather hits my whole family is itching to get out and make the most of it….

The Ups and Downs of Spring #Achoo #Onatural

The Ups and Downs of Spring #Achoo #Onatural

Spring is finally here!  I think… After about 6 long months of winter the arrival of spring is more than welcome. The grass is getting green. The tulips are getting ready to bloom. The robins are back. The apple tree…

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