This morning we all woke up 30 minutes before we needed to leave the house to be on time to work – me by foot, Seth dropping off the kids in between home and work. In an ideal world, 30 minutes would have been plenty of time for all of us to get ready, dressed […]

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It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving if I didn’t take a minute to acknowledge what I’m grateful for, at least once. So, let’s just cut to it because I’ve got a lot to be thankful for. I know, 2017 was a rough one for most of us but still, guys, we have a lot to be thankful […]

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When I think of long-distance relationships I think about the hassle of coordinating schedules, I think about long phone calls, elaborate travel plans and lonely nights. To me, they’re temporary things only over-achievers and big dreamers get themselves into willingly – sometimes they work and sometimes they don’t. When they do, it makes for a […]

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Earlier this week I was sitting at work when I saw a headline about a 49ers NFL football player who had played a game the night before just hours after his newborn had passed away due to complications. I read the article as tears streamed down my face. There were two pictures within the article, […]

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Everyone says you should never read the comments. But I do. I read SO many comments it’s almost embarassing. I’m one of those weird people who uses them to decide whether or not it’s worth the click because, to me, there is nothing more annoying than reading a headline or a caption that is COMPLETELY […]

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As the holidays approach, the event planner within me is going nuts with excitement. This is the only time of the year when my to-do list is chock full of things I can’t wait to do. But there’s one thing, sitting on my distant to-do list that keeps tripping me up. Abbott’s second birthday. It […]

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IT’S HERE! The season that never stops giving is finally here. No, not the holiday season, cold and flu season! Our cold and flu season kicked off with the longest bout of congestion one could imagine followed up by a ruptured ear drum that bled and pussed and oozed golden wax for five days straight. […]

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This morning while I was on my way out of the door, my three-year old grabbed a tangerine off of the tabletop and took it to my husband. I was busy putting the last items in my bag, ready to say my goodbyes and walk out the door when I heard my husband say, “Go […]

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Am I the only one who feels like I’ve been celebrating Halloween for at least three weeks now? The boys’ Halloween parties, costume parade and trick-or-trunk are this afternoon and I would rather go to the dentist at this point than deal with my children and their Halloween costumes. And Halloween isn’t even until tomorrow! […]

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