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This Christmas I Won’t Compete: The Three Gift Rule

Halloween is long over. I have seen pictures of all of the kids and their loot from trick or treating. Thanksgiving has come and gone. {I wore an elastic waistband, if you’re wondering}. And suddenly it’s Christmas. Facebook has been inundated with pictures of Christmas trees and décor. The radio stations have been playing their nonstop […]

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Honoring Patriot’s Day

Every year on September 11 I pause and reflect on that tragic day. I wear an American Flag pin and usually shed some tears. For many of us, the memories of the events will always be raw, and we can remember where we were when we heard, how old we were, and most importantly, what […]

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The Joy of Sisterhood!

In honor of Sisters’ Day this year, I have the pleasure of writing about the glory that is sisterhood. I like to consider myself an expert in this arena as I myself am one of four girls, my mom is one of four sisters (and a brother), and Rob and I have four daughters between […]

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What I Learned from Giving Birth

There is nothing like a pregnancy announcement to bring the birth stories out of the woodwork, amirite? Why is it that everyone who volunteers their birth story to an unwitting expectant mother has THE WORST story ever – 42 hours of labor, complications, emergency c-sections. Sometimes you just want to say: In comparison, I had […]

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