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Fourth of july festivities

Your Guide to Fun on the Fourth of July

  Are you still undecided about how and where you’ll spend the Fourth of July? We’ve rounded up several area events to help you plan your Independence Day. Take the kiddos to a parade or festival, let them enjoy dancing to music and gobbling up tasty food, and then settle in on blankets and lawn […]

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The Exhausted Empath

It’s hard. It’s hard feeling as though you are everyone’s “person”. Most obviously, I am the go to for my kids; I am their person for the good, the bad, the really bad (teaching them that we don’t dunk our raisins in the toilet before we eat them). I am definitely their person. I am […]

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Ditching Labels: Viewing Ourselves and Others on a Deeper Level

Labels are everywhere. They’re on clothes, food, toys, furniture, blankets, and more. Most of these labels are good! A few month ago we found our my daughter has an egg allergy and I gained a new appreciation for labels. These labels helped me be better informed and avoid eggs. Reading the labels on food is […]

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Congenital CMV: One Virus, Many Possible Outcomes

Ninety-one percent of women and expecting mothers do not know about Cytomegalovirus (CMV), yet it is the most common congenital viral infection in the United States. I was one who had never even heard the term “CMV” before meeting my sweet nephew, Emmit. Cytomegalovirus (pronounced sy·toe·MEG·a·low·vy·rus), often shortened to CMV, is a member of the […]

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Why Every Mom Needs a Selfie Stick

Okay, I am aware that I’m an extreme case when it comes to selfies, but admittedly I have an addictive personality… and isn’t the first step knowing and admitting you have a problem?  I have a problem, and I admit it.  Let’s move on.  Regardless, as moms, most of the time we find ourselves behind […]

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