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Milestones

Milestones. Easy definition right? The manner in which we measure our life’s successes, the way we remember big events in our lives, an occurrence or achievement that we strive for, that we reach for. Our lives are filled with milestones. Big ones, small ones, special ones, ones we barely even notice as we pass them…

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The Nurturing of Me, Myself and I

Wake up, shower, get ready for work, commute, at work, phone calls, emails, phone calls, emails, upset customer, resolutions, emails, leaving late, commute, arrive home…JAYMIN…what’s for dinner, has he eaten, why is he yelling at us, say bye to John, get out of work clothes, relief, play games, sing songs, bath time, milk time, i’m…

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Halloween Hangover

Well here we are….November 1st. The holidays are looming ahead of us, most of the leaves have found their way to the ground, ready to be crunched under playful feet, jackets are mandatory in the early mornings and late afternoons and the daylight is growing more and more elusive. All of the hype and planning…

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What comes next??

I have to admit that today’s blog is a little emotional for me and really puts me in a vulnerable place with my readers. But I’ve committed to blogging about my life raising my son and today’s topic is most definitely a part of that. So here we go…. Life seems to follow these natural…

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5 Life Lessons we should all learn from our kids

It isn’t any secret that kids, especially young kids, rock at life.  They are generally carefree, happy, accepting, loving, and most importantly they let all the little stuff roll of their backs.  In watching my son, my nieces and nephews, I’ve begun to realize that they really do hold the secret to happiness.  If only…

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Hail to the Stay-at-home-Parent

I’ve been thinking about roles a lot lately.  Our family unit is set up a bit differently than is considered “the norm”.  It seems to be a little more main-stream these days, but overall, it is still different.  I go to work, full-time, and my husband stays home to care for our child.  He is…

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Reality…Sometimes you have to just face it

Ahhh, REALITY.  Don’t we all try to escape it as much as we can?  Movies, vacations, Facebook (ironically so, since you’re probably reading this through my FB post), etc, etc, etc.  I know that, for me, escaping reality is blissful, it’s so fabulous, it feels like peace. But for me, now, there is no such…