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I'm a yeller

I’m a Yeller

I often think back to my perfect parenting days, you know, before I had kids and knew just what kind of parent I was going to be. I knew that I was going to be the parent that remained calm in the midst of my children’s tantrums. Who would respond with a zen-like manner when […]

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Reflection in mirror of teenage girl

Precocious Puberty

My eight-year-old daughter is trapped in an eleven-year old’s body; no joke. My daughter moved in with us when she was four years old when we were still in the pre-adoptive stage. I noticed she had a bottle of deodorant. I didn’t think she was old enough for that yet, so I put it up in […]

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birthday party budget

I gave my daughter a budget for her birthday

Humblebrag: This year, I rocked my daughter’s birthday. I got her the best present ever, and I’m fairly certain that I deserve a prize for this stroke of genius gift giving. What did I get her, you ask?  A dollhouse? A huge party? A gift card to a trendy store? Nope. I got her …(drumroll […]

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vacation now

Vacation :: Then and Now

Vacation – an extended period of recreation, especially one spent away from home, traveling Vacation with Kids – a trip to a different city, but with the same responsibilities as home Now that we are unpacked from our most recent beach vacation, I can honestly admit that this trip was the first with kids that […]

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Brunch and Burn

BRUNCH AND BURN {Event Announcement}

Summer is right around the corner, but with the temperatures in the 80’s, it feels like it’s already arrived! With higher temps comes summer clothing and, dare we say, swim suits! Summer is the perfect time to re-kindle your workout routine. Not sure you like exercising? That’s ok too! We are excited to announce a […]

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