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There’s something I want to tell you.

There’s something I want to tell you.

There have been so many times over the past few months where I’ve sat down with the intentions of writing about this new life of mine. Life after separating from my spouse of nine years. Lord knows I have a lot to…

Today I’m Not Ok

Today I’m Not Ok

A couple of years ago I wrote a post about the state of being ok and that it is, well, ok. But, right now, I am not ok. I haven’t been for some time and it may be a while…

I’m not an adult but I play one in real life.

I’m not an adult but I play one in real life.

Dear Toy Making People, Can you please just say ‘assembly required’? Because when you say ‘ADULT assembly required’ and I can’t figure it out and need to call someone, it makes me feel like a failure as an adult. K,…

Kick those “skinny” jeans to the curb

Kick those “skinny” jeans to the curb

You love those jeans. You ROCK those jeans. They make you feel like a million bucks. But that was what – 5 maybe 10 pounds ago? Now they sit at the bottom of the drawer, neatly hidden away by your…

Our Community. Our Kids.  #Toonies4Tummies

Our Community. Our Kids. #Toonies4Tummies

I’m hungry It’s currently 11:25 am. I’m at work. I haven’t eaten a thing yet today. I’m hungry but I’m trying to just ignore that rumble in my belly and power through my work. It’s not going great. I’m finding…

Fostering Empathy Online.

Fostering Empathy Online.

A Facebook thread from last week I observed (paraphrased very slightly because I didn’t copy and paste it): What Mommys 1-4 saw – another mother who clearly doesn’t understand the severity of food allergies. So what if her kid is…

Let Yourself Just Be OK

Let Yourself Just Be OK

I have a good life. And lots of things to be thankful for. But I would be lying if I told you that my life is awesome or that it even remotely resembles the life I imagined I would have….

Take a Bite Out Of Holiday Stress

Take a Bite Out Of Holiday Stress

As I go about my days this time of year, baking, shopping, wishing everyone around me a Merry Christmas, there are knots in my stomach. I know this is suppose to be a holiday that revolves around joy, love and…

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…

Fit, Fierce and Forty Something – With Some Help

Fit, Fierce and Forty Something – With Some Help

I’ve been interested in fitness and nutrition my entire adult life. Keeping fit and healthy are high on my priority list. To be honest I never found it to be that difficult. I love being active and eating right was…

Mad is the New Black

Mad is the New Black

Oh social media how I simultaneously love and hate you. You can be informative, inspiring and entertaining. You give us all a place to spout off about any little (or big) thing that we decide needs to be spouted about….

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