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Being a Single Mom

ON Being a Single mom

Lying in bed the other night with a stomach flu, covered in a cold sweat, exhausted, skin pin-pricked with goosebumps from a fever, kids finally asleep, I had the thought “This single mom thing sucks.” Moments like that are my

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Hard Decisions

Hi Guys! I can’t believe its been over a month since I last posted. I have been so consumed with the selling of my house and everything related. I finally got an offer and I’m looking forward to closing on

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Patience

My house is on the market and it feels like I have been living in limbo for the past few months. I like stability and all this uncertainty has created a sense of impatience in me. I am impatiently waiting

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Closet Clean-up

Hey Guys! Hope you are having a great week! I am in the middle of selling my house. If you have ever sold a home while living in it with two young kids, you know how crazy that can be!

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Pierce is 1

I can’t believe this little cutie is 1! As I came home late tonight after teaching, I couldn’t resist scooping my sleeping now-one-year-old up for some dream time snuggles. Reminiscing about 1 year ago today when he was born.  

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Bubbles

You are at your 4 year old’s Karate class. He is taking his test to earn his first Karate belt. Your 3 week old newborn is strapped to your chest in a carrier, nestled into your warmth and asleep. It

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5 things I learned going through a divorce

My divorce was finalized last Friday. I found it satisfying and somewhat poetic the my marriage, which began on 2/2 ended on 3/3.  If you have never gone through a divorce, one thing you might not know is that your

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Hear Me Roar

hear me roar

Hi Guys! Hope you are having a great week! A friend told me a story the other day and I wanted to share it with you: There was once a lion king (no not, Disney’s Lion King, in case you

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Groundhog’s day

groundhogs day

Today is my anniversary to my husband from whom I am divorcing. Today is also groundhog’s day. This made me think of the movie groundhog’s day. In the movie, Bill Murray’s character Phil is forced to relive groundhog’s day over

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No More Back Pain

No More back pain

A few months after Pierce was born I started having some back pain. It started slowly enough, just a dull ache in my sacrum but then one night I was stretching and felt a sharp pain in my back that

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