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Let’s Read About Autumn!

It’s fall, y’all! I always get excited about this particular season change—drawing pictures of pumpkins on our dry-erase calendar, making substitutions in my closet (hello, boots!), and even deviating from my usual Starbucks order. My kids, on the other hand, hardly seem to notice. I get it. Children have an abstract sense of time and take each day as it comes—a beautiful […]

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A Summer Reading List for Moms

No summer vacation is complete without screaming toddlers, a never-ending road trip, and a fun, intriguing book to read on the beach, preferably uninterrupted, but we’ll take whatever we can get. Without further ado, here are a few must read fiction and nonfiction books for  summer 2015. The Girl on the Train is a “Hitchcockian” […]

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Mom Necessities for the New Year

As I look out on a fresh year, and as I start filling in my empty, full of possibilities May Designs calendar, I can’t help but get excited. Last year had its share of joys and sorrows, and I am confident that 2015 will be one of those years that stands out as being great . . […]

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Page Turners for 2015

I love to read and want to share book suggestions for the New Year. I enjoying being absorbed into a book. It’s an invitation to forget about dirty dishes and meal planning and enter into another world. I read non-fiction to help keep my mind sharp and not entirely cluttered with little things; and I […]

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While the threes can be tiring, I wouldn't trade anything for this time ... this boy.

Clear Mind, Better Mama: How I Hope Meditating Will Help Guide Me Through Motherhood

The long and the short of it is that it took me more than three years to get pregnant. Being the eternal optimist, bright-side seeker that I am, I reasoned that it allowed me the experience and the time I needed to develop skills, like patience and consistency, that I knew I would draw on when raising […]

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