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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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Just Take the Compliment

On a recent trip to the Midwest to visit family, we took a slight detour to a state park to stretch our legs and explore a new place. Platte River State Park in southeast Nebraska has a sweet little waterfall a short hike from the parking area, which provided us the perfect diversion to break […]

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Living my Best Mom Life

As women, we have so many unrealistic expectations placed upon us. We should be able to do everything AND look amazingly gorgeous in the process. As mothers, we are supposed to juggle work, husband, kids, family, extracurricular activities, volunteer work, exercising, friends, and find a small moment for some “me-time.” Social media will lead you to […]

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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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Teaching Kids about Diversity through Children’s Books

The AAP recommends that parents read books to their kids from BIRTH through **at least** Kindergarten. Evidence has shown, time and again, that children who are read to, especially at that young age, experience stronger parent-child relationships AND learn valuable language and reading skills. Win-win.  As a white parent, it has always been easy to […]

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