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The Nutcracker Dilemma: Dare to Let Them Dream

“Are you, like, so excited to put your daughters in ballet class?” It’s a question I hear more often than I ever expected. If you are reading this and know me, you likely asked me this yourself. I probably smiled, nodded with secret understanding, and gave a vague response, like “We’ll see” or “Maybe next year.” Well, I lied. […]

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Not Making the Cut

Middle school arrived with a flourish. A new school year, a new and much larger school, new classmates and a whole host of new opportunities, all greeted my burgeoning “tween” head on, saturated in promise, not to mention anxiety. My son, Emmett, though excited about the concept of middle school was notably nervous, as he […]

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A Failure Turns In To A Success

So I had the brilliant idea to do something called the Whole 3o. For any of you not familiar with this, it is a 30 day detox plan based of off the currently super popular Paleo diet that focuses on primal eating. Meat, fish, eggs, nuts, vegetables, some fruit. No grains, dairy, beans, alcohol, or […]

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