Life

It might be time for an #icecreamrun

August 30, 2014
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Someone asked me once if I could give up sugar.  I’ve thought about it long and hard, but there’s one thing that stands in the way (well besides coffee – I take mine with a side of flavored creamer) – ICE CREAM. I just love it – all of it. My favorite is Mint Chocolate Chip. But …

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Do we ever have enough?

August 13, 2014

With all the negativity in the world this week, I’ve been trying my best to see all that is in front of me and to be grateful for every little wonderful thing in my life. I wrote a post over at BabyCenter where I talk about our quest for more: We live in an age of more. …

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Why I love social media and Channing Tatum

August 10, 2014
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Sometimes the Internet sucks. But sometimes? Sometimes it’s incredibly awesome. Case in point. My grandmother turns 90 in a few short weeks. My mom, sister and I have been planning all sorts of fun things for her birthday – fancy dinner, fun presents, videos and more. Today I said jokingly, “wouldn’t it be awesome if  we could get …

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Chaos ensues

August 5, 2014
Chaos: A Parenting Production

All the balls are in the air, whirling around my head at break neck speeds. I can’t catch my breath, let alone one single ball. That one single ball could be my relief. If I could just catch one ball, I might be able to relax, to let my shoulders and neck sink back into themselves. So …

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Home Decor Plans? Shop away with Wayfair Daily Deals

June 24, 2014
Big Empty Wall

In my house I have this wall. It’s a big wall. It’s an empty wall. We’ve lived here for just over eight years and the wall remains empty. We get ideas, we talk and then nothing. It remains a big empty wall. But now I have hope. I have discovered a new website called Wayfair. Not only have …

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Tips for better sleep? Yes please.

June 15, 2014
Trouble sleeping #insomniahelp

This is a Type-A Parent paid post to discuss sleep issues, and to share a new insomnia resource from the National Sleep Foundation. For as long as I can remember, I’ve had trouble falling asleep. My mind just doesn’t seem to know how to shut off. I lay awake going over my day or what’s going …

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