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It Takes a Village: Skeeter

My husband and I could not do this journey alone.  It truly does take a village.  In the case of our sweet Skeeter, we receive some additional help to manage her vesicouretal reflux – in laymen’s terms, bladder reflux.  Each … Continue reading

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Just Write: Sick Days

I knew what kind of day we all needed after a frantic text at the close of Listen To Your Mother Milwaukee auditions Sunday afternoon.  My youngest daughter Skeeter had succumbed to the same tummy bug that had kept up … Continue reading

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The Morning Routine is Fun

If you speak to any of my college  roommates or my work colleagues from my pre child years, they will tell you that I am NOT a morning person.  Motherhood reluctantly pushed me into becoming a morning person.  My darling … Continue reading

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One Word: Believe

My word for this year is Believe.  According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of believe verb is “to accept or regard (something) as true”, “to accept the truth of what is said by (someone)” , and “to have (a specified opinion)”.  I … Continue reading

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Battling the mommy trap

I felt as if I had no choice but to commute forty-five minutes one way, five days a week on broken sleep. I work for an employer that is known for being family friendly. The caveat that is not mentioned … Continue reading

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Calm amidst the chaos

I found my holiday spirit.  Unlike my husband and my girls, I am not ready for Christmas immediately after we have finished our Thanksgiving meal.  I tend to obsess and worry about all the things that need to be done … Continue reading

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To my fellow mamas

I have spent the past two weeks reading and sharing posts about the verdict of the Michael Brown case. My heart breaks for his parents who will celebrate their first holiday season without him and with this case and their … Continue reading

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