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A Letter to My Toxic Father-in-Law

Father-in-law, I sometimes wonder if you think about us. Your family. Do you realize how your toxicity has affected others? Describing Your Son Do you ever wonder what kind of dad your son turned out to be? Your son is a great dad. He gets up in the middle of the night when our kids […]

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French Market District Rings in the Holidays with Multi-Weekend St. Nick Celebration

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by French Market District. French Market District Rings in the Holidays with Multi-Weekend St. Nick Celebration With three centuries of history and six blocks of shopping there is ALWAYS something happening at the French Market. This year the French Market District has expanded the fun and added a multi-weekend St. Nick […]

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I Brought Store-Bought Dip to a Potluck and I’m Not Sorry

Pressing my Potluck I brought store-bought spinach dip to my company Thanksgiving potluck. I’m not sorry about it. I know what you’re thinking: “So what? People bring store-bought items to potlucks regularly. This isn’t a big deal.” Yes, that’s true. But I committed to bringing creamed spinach. It’s a good recipe – the best kind, […]

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This Mom Loves Snapchat!

Confession: I’m a 35 year old mother of 3 who loves SnapChat. I was a late joiner to Snapchat and was introduced to it by my teenage niece. She would always be on her phone sending Snaps and showing me pictures with cute and fun filters. I, at first, felt that I was too old […]

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Life Lessons Found in the NICU

A little over a year ago my husband and I embarked on not our first or our second, but our THIRD preemie adventure. First, let’s talk about delivery one and two. My oldest son was born on June 10, 2011 at 32 weeks. Moments before delivery, I was told by the neonatal nurse that my […]

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Give Your Child the Gift of Reading

Disclosure:: This post was sponsored and written by R.E.A.D. (Reading Enrichment And Development). Give Your Child the Gift of Reading Ensure School Success Reading to your child every day is the single most important thing you can do to create a lifelong love of books and ensure school success. Research shows that the first five […]

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