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Table for One

  Holidays are my favorite time of year. I love a good party, a good theme, good food, and most of all . . . I love family. My vision for my life was one of family dinners surrounded by the ones I love: my handsome husband and my rambunctious children. Beautiful chaos.  Fast forward […]

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It’s Not You. It’s Me: Breaking Up with My Phone

OK, OK. Hold your judgment. I swear I’m not “one of those moms.” I have a smartphone. And I use it. Heck, even my two-year-old daughter can impress a crowd with her ability to navigate her way around my Photos app, and trust me when I say this: those “bideos of baby Analise” have been […]

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The Battle of the Sisters

My OBGYN is the only one who warned me. I’m guessing it’s because she had a sibling, a sister no less, whom she probably quarreled with often as a kid. “Sisters compete you know,” she said to me at one of my prenatal checkups. No, I didn’t know. How did I not know this? I […]

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An Open Letter To My Running Shoes

Dear ASICS GEL-Nimbus, I know they’re sick of our PDA. They’re tired of the social media posts. I’m sure they’re over my sweaty face and hearing how far we went. I know to some extent even those that are rooting for us are done hearing about it. No one can ever really comprehend how much […]

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One Sticky Kitchen Table

The moment I found out that we were expecting our firstborn, my mind was a flurry of plans. Cribs, swaddles, bottles, strollers and adorable teeny tiny onesies filled my brain. Now I’m realizing that pretty much all of family life centers around one piece of furniture. One sticky, dirty, cluttered piece of furniture: my kitchen […]

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Mom On The Road

Since having children, work travel has become somewhat of a different beast than it has been in the past for me. I mean, work travel has always been taxing, but add the element of Mommin’ in there, and things get down-right messy at times. If you are a mom who travels often, you probably have […]

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