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“Take your broken heart, make it into art” -Carrie Fisher Social media and 24-hour news channels can make the world seem bleak.  What can we do?  Postcards, phone calls, talk to your neighbor, educate your kids, donate. Repeat the next day. But one day I hit a wall. Sweatpants, wine, “Cops” marathon all under the […]

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Like I said on day 1, I’d probably be grateful when Day 30 popped on the calendar. I am. It was filled with family and friends.  It was filled with a new baby, some good times, and decent words. November is over.  The air is chillier and the Christmas tree is up (our earliest yet). […]

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I still get emails about my Click Mom’s breakout session (I love this interview).  A couple months ago, I removed it from their store.  Please don’t ask why or push me for a reason, I don’t have one.  Clickin Moms is a talented and supportive group of women.  And I was proud to part of the […]

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There are things that I know I’m supposed to like.  I’m supposed to rave about it and love like all my other like-minded friends.  Here are a few examples: The National This American Life “Lost in Translation” The Daily Show Pot Roast I’ve tried.  I swear I have.  I’ve listened to countless hours.  I’ve listened […]

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My life is full. It’s full of: people who offer hands when you’re in the muck. people who celebrate at finish lines. people who have loved me since my first breath. people who love me like they’ve known me since my first breath. good friends I’ve known for decades and the ones I’ve known for […]

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Almost 18 years ago, he asked me out in front of his date. Ballsy. Almost 8 years later, he said “Let’s have a baby.  We can do this” Ballsy. 26 :: 30 Ballsy men.

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When the doc said, “It’s another boy” I knew there were discussions I’d never have to have with my children. Whether you like it or not, people will expect more or less from you because of that tight shirt and/or short skirt.  And “more” or “less” isn’t good in this situation. If this new guy […]

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