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I’d Give You The Shirt Off My Back


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Y’all, I’m blessed.  I have an incredible family who loves me, a supportive husband and partner, healthy children, and a roof over my head.  I work hard and I am compensated for it.  I never have to worry about paying my heating bill or wearing a heavy coat when winter comes. Some are not so

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It Takes a Village: A Note of Gratitude


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Never have a I better understood the meaning of the saying “It takes a village to raise a child” until now.  I have always valued growing up surrounded by supportive and loving friends a family members.  I am the oldest of four children, the oldest of 19 grandchildren (on my mom’s side) and my brother

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5 Things I’ve Learned in 4 Years of Marriage


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1.  He’s not you – don’t expect him to be.   Maybe you’re a neat freak. Maybe you hate sleeping with the door open. Maybe you like trying new dishes. Maybe you like the forks to go tines-down in the dishwasher. And, maybe he’s the opposite. Just because these things are important to YOU it doesn’t

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The Twins are 3 months old!


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We all survived the fourth trimester!  That’s what they call the first three months of your newborn’s life because they are growing at such a rapid rate and are still so dependent on their mama.  I must admit, the first 8 weeks were a big fog even with help.  My mom, husband, and nanny were

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Boob problems: Mastitis


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Thanks to my recent experience I now think of two “M” words related to the “B” (boob) word: mama and mastitis.  Mama is a given: only a mama can produce milk from her breasts (at the risk of sounding politically incorrect or offending anyone of the trans community I hope you can see through to

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Nursery Necessities


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When you think of a nursery what comes to mind?  Cribs!  But there’s so much more to furnishing a nursery and the next set of items are essential to completing the look. Peurobaby has been a favorite baby shop of mine since Aspen was born.  They have the best baby brands that include everything from

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