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Where A Story Begins

I’m sharing a very personal story today prompted by this post on Prudent Baby about learning you’re adopted later in life. This is a story I’ve shared with many and also one I haven’t shared so much. I’ll often share bits and pieces but rarely the whole shebang. It’s no secret but I’ve never sat …

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4 Just Like That

There are days from last week that are a blur but the feelings from this day a year ago are still fresh. It all still holds true. So instead of reiterating how awed I am by who you are (because I am, every breath of yours leaves me speechless) I want to capture what touched …

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The Value of A Dollar

Or the one where I realize it’s time for an allowance for my kids. The other day my daughter and I had a little date. We hit up Chipotle and when I asked her what she wanted to do, she said she wanted to buy her sister a present. I gave her two stores options …

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Shop For A Cause With Macy’s

Once upon a time, in a college town, many years ago, I was a slim, perky young thing who spent hours in Filene’s Basement swooning over fashion. I traded it in for babies, black leggings, TOMS and tunics. It could be worse; I know, I’ve been there (yoga pants and nursing tanks, anyone?). The college …

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As You Turn 5

I just finished reading my thoughts from your last birthday and the emotions are still raw in the face of all the new things I’m feeling today, a year later as you turn 5. Last night when I put you to bed, I had tears in my eyes as I tried to convey to you …

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A Journey To Healthy Eating

I’ve been playing around with the idea of writing a fitness and nutrition series here about how motherhood has really shifted my perspective on how I treat my body. Then, as luck would have it, Stephanie at Stephanie’s Mommy Brain, a blogger local to me, put out a call for participants in a special fitness …

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