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Leprechauns Can Turn You Green: Tips for Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day With Your Family

March 17, 1991 is the one holiday I will never forget. I woke up to find my father tied up in a leprechaun trap, with head to toe green skin. Not like Kermit or Wicked Witch green, but a dark, spinach green. And it wouldn’t wash off. We tried soap, rubbing alcohol, abrasive cleaners; nothing […]

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New Year, New You {Still True?}

This year when everyone started asking what my new year’s resolution would be, I felt it was too personal. I have never felt this way before. I’ve always been one to share my resolutions about weight loss, diet plans, scheduling, me-time, etc. But this year, I kept quiet. I didn’t realize why until a little […]

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Motherhood Changed My Friendships and the Loneliness Almost Broke Me

Change affects everyone differently. Most would say your true colors show during times of change. These are times when the deepest parts of you are tested. If you are not strong, you can easily break. The beginning of motherhood, and the changes that came with it, almost broke me. It wasn’t the pain of labor, […]

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