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Ties And Tiaras

June is a busy month for many families with the school year wrapping up. This means field trips, graduations, year end wrap-ups, dances, etc The school had a great night planned out for a Daddy-Daughter night that had my girl, Karina, more excited than I can remember her ever being. She was really looking forward […]

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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins (Recipe)

I don’t know about anyone else but for me baking is calming (at least it can be if I don’t plan too much in one day 🙂 ). There’s something so relaxing and comforting in mixing all these random ingredients together and them magically turning into something so good. We’ve had a few cooler days […]

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Life Takes Courage And Some Great Advice

The question posed to Queen Latifah: How do you have the courage to continue being who you are? Her answer: If you want to do things in life, you have to believe in yourself and sometimes you have to stand alone. You have to have the courage to be the only one because if you […]

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My Therapist Says I Need An Imaginary Friend

According to Wikipedia: Self-compassion is extending compassion to one’s self in instances of perceived inadequacy, failure, or general suffering. It’s a warm and sunny afternoon this Wednesday. The birds are chirping, the house is quiet and I have been enjoying some delicious and much needed coffee. I started my morning off with getting the kids up and ready for […]

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Advice From The Bulletin Board

Be kind to yourself… “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” Anne Lamott Quotes are great, aren’t they, but I often wonder who these people are and why their words should matter to us. This quote for example is a great one, but who is Anne Lamott? […]