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The Day My Son Wandered Off

A few weeks ago my oldest son, the baby, and I were in a busy market where we shop every Sunday (give or take) for our weekly groceries. We have been going to this market since my oldest was born and he is now almost five years old- making the jump from car seat in the cart to sitting in […]

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The Mom Olympics

The 2016 summer Olympics in Brazil are just around the corner and I am super excited! I love the Olympics, both winter and summer.  For the last winter Olympics we didn’t yet have access to our television, but my husband moved quickly to set up our antennae so I could watch as much downhill skiing, half […]

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A Boy Heart in a Girl Body

Years ago I sat across the table from a mom at a parent/teacher conference chatting away about how her daughter Bella* was doing in kindergarten. We talked about reading readiness, math skills, and writing, but what she was really interested in was how Bella was doing socially.  “Do you think she’ll grow out of it?” she asked […]

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What I Did For Love

Back in November I had the exciting opportunity to travel away from home and go to Florida to present at a national conference. This conference is huge, attended by people all over the world, and runs for four days.  So big, in fact, that the key note speaker was Ruby Bridges.  Ruby Bridges!  Though I […]

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Mindfulness and the Holiday Season

I went to a physical recently.  I haven’t seen my primary care doctor, whom I love, since I became pregnant and gave birth to my youngest last November.  As I sat in her office I confessed something.  “I am TOTALLY exhausted.  Like down to my bones exhausted.  Do you think I’m anemic?  Do I need more […]

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Adventures In Baby Led Weaning

Post natal yoga was the first I had ever heard of Baby Led Weaning, or BLW for short. It was over four years ago, shortly after my oldest son Mason was born.  I remember clear as day, sitting in the yoga studio half listening as the other mommies shared what was going on with their lives. […]

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