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Adult Acne is Ruining My Self-Esteem

Many of us have little flaws on our face that we are self-conscious about. Growing up, acne was hardly ever a problem for me. Instead, my cleft chin was referred to as a “Butt chin,” and I over-plucked my bushy eyebrows into sharp, thin lines. I put minimal effort into skin care because I didn’t […]

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Tit for Tat – I Don’t Want my Kids Thinking Like That

Tit for tat is usually a term referring to exchanging blows in a fight. While my boys are certainly becoming experts in that regard (giant eye-roll), I’m using the term tit for tat in a more you-scratch-my-back-I’ll-scratch-yours kind of a way. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, as my husband questions why I’m […]

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Working Moms- Cut Yourself Some Slack

For working moms, finding balance can be a challenge.   Most weeks, I feel like I’m operating at full capacity Monday through Friday. Beginning at 6am, it’s: go, rush, go. I get two boys ready and out the door before heading to work. The kids have their own long, busy days while I’m in the […]

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