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Freshly Squeezed and Making Memories

Two years ago I made the first, and only, resolution I have ever stuck with. I was being consumed by motherhood and trying to figure out who I was. So, I decided to make a resolution that would not deprive me of anything. Instead, it would be constant reminder to create the life I wanted. […]

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When I Grow Up

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” You’ve likely asked your children this question, or perhaps you have your own dreams for them. However, do you remember what you wanted to be? Did you follow your dreams, or did your dreams eventually morph into more realistic, practical, and financially responsible opportunities over time? In grade […]

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It Takes a Village: Creating Family Bonds from a Distance

It’s summer in Iowa City, which means it’s time for the annual population turnover. You can see the shift especially well downtown. Every year at the beginning of summer, students head home, and the streets fill with families enjoying the reprieve from the crowds. In July, the University hospital begins its new year, bringing with […]

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Spring Is in the Air: 6 Simple May Day Baskets

Spring has finally arrived and soon we will be feeling the warmth of the sun (hopefully more consistently than 1-2 days a week), while being surrounded by colorful flowers and listening to the laughter that fills the air as our children play outside with neighborhood friends. Life just seems a little easier in the springtime […]

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