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Is Private School for You? 5 Questions to Ask + 1 Key Thing to Look For

As parents, the decisions we face on a daily basis can seem daunting. They leave us constantly wondering if we made the right choice. Did I buy the right sunscreen? Did she eat enough vegetables? Have I allowed him to have too much screen time? Did I spend enough quality time with them today? It’s a […]

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15 Things We Have Learned in Our First 15 Years of Marriage

15 Things We Have Learned in Our First 15 Years of Marriage

Earlier this month, my husband and I celebrated 15 years of marriage. Some would say that is quite the accomplishment! It feels like it has always been, so I wanted to focus my thoughts and memories on how we managed to do all the things we have done. Reflection always brings us the seeds of […]

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Disney World Planning 101 (Part 2): The WHERE

After reading the first post in this series, Disney World Planning 101 (Part 1): The WHY, WHO, WHEN, and HOW, you’ve figured out WHY you’re going, WHO you’re taking, WHEN you’ll be going, and HOW you’ll get there. Now we can get into the fun stuff – the WHERE and the WHAT! Today we are […]

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I Don’t Know What I’m Doing

If you wanted to excel at something (say, crocheting for example), what would you do? First, there is the theory of crocheting. You’d probably start by picking up some beginning crocheting books/magazines, following a couple blogs, and watching You Tube videos to get a basic understanding of what crocheting is and how it’s done. After […]

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Am I a Good Enough Mom?

Over the summer my daughter said to me for the first time,”I want to be just like you, Mommy. I want to have a pink wallet and drive a silver car. I can run races and be a mommy just like you!” For a moment, I was taken aback. Rather than accepting that my daughter […]

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