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Do You Have a Work Spouse?

Work spouse, work husband, work wife… According to Wikipedia, a work spouse is a phrase, mostly in American English, referring to a co-worker, usually of the opposite sex, with whom one shares a special relationship, having bonds similar to those of a marriage. Confession #1: I have 3 work wives. Yes – 3! That’s what […]

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5 Kinds of Friends Every Mom Needs

When I was pregnant with my first child, I was teaching school in a classroom exclusively for kids with autism. One of my co-workers was an experienced mom of three kids, two of whom were twins. She wasn’t only a wealth of knowledge but a source of inspiration. She helped induct me into the “mom […]

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To My Friends Without Kids

To my old friends without kids, Once upon a time, our friendships were easy. Just plain easy. Conversations flowed, we could get together whenever and wherever we wanted for however long. But things have changed. There are things I want you to know… To my new friends without kids, You, whom I met after I had children, you […]

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Why Cancer Patients Need a Good Bra {and it’s not what you think!}

CANCER. It’s a complete sucker punch. And when it happens to someone we love, IT. SUCKS. We’re desperate to help, but feel helpless. I’ve had cancer. I’ve supported both of my parents through it. My strategy? BE A BRA. Lift up. Provide support. Give comfort. Cancer is a roller coaster of emotions. Some days feel calm. Others feel […]

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What to Expect When You Befriend a Food Allergy Mom

May is Food Allergy Action Month/Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month. To be more specific, this week is Food Allergy Awareness Week. These two causes are very near and dear to my family’s heart. You see, I am a Food Allergy mom. I’ve been a card carrying member since January 21, 2014. My son, Theo, is ANA […]

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My Kids Don’t Do Sleepovers

I never imagined I would be the kind of parent with strict rules that are out of the norm. But here I am banning my children from sleepovers. When I was a kid, I had this one friend who was not allowed to spend the night. Naturally, I was intrigued. She told me that her mom […]

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