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    Food

    Bomb Ass Brownies

    Sweet potato and black bean brownies with Avocado Icing: Makes 12 Servings Sneaking as many health foods into this veggie based fudge brownie recipe.  On top of being gluten-free, the icing is primarily mashed…

    December 27, 2017
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    Advice

    Trips Are For Kids

    I think you know the difference between a trip and a vacation but, in case you don’t, I’ll make the math real simple: Trip = WHOLE family travels to make memories and raise cultured…

    December 22, 2017
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    Advice

    Tips For A Chill Holiday Season

    I love me some Christmas. It’s the one holiday I feel all sorts of magical nostalgia. One song, one wiff of a live pine tree, one sip of a cup of hot chocolate shoots…

    December 18, 2017
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    Blended Family

    Blended Families & The Holiday Season

    “It’s the most wonderful of the year…” Oh, the holidays. The time of year when your stress meter spikes into “I’m going to lose my shit at any minute” level. It doesn’t have to…

    December 14, 2017
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    Parenting Pregnancy Second baby

    It’s A Boy!

    The medical imaging specialist spilled the beans. Minutes later she sheepishly informed me to wait for confirmation from my physician. She was young, new to the job and in violation of company policy. Though…

    November 16, 2017
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    Second baby

    Surrender vs. Strength

    It’s 5:00 a.m. and I’ve already been up three times since 9:30 p.m. I’ve basically had one continuous day of segmented sleep for 4 months straight and I’ve found there are only two options…

    November 14, 2017
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    Advice New Mom

    Baby Baggage

    Our first official holiday as a family of three was to Hawaii for 7 days to visit my uncles. Little did we know, baby baggage in every sense of the word, was already throwing…

    November 9, 2017
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    Second baby

    Two and Through

    My youngest child is about to turn three, why do I suddenly want to have another baby? My husband and I decided that we were done after two. We put a lot of thought…

    October 26, 2017
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    Second baby

    The Hand Me Down Life

    It’s the curse of the second kid isn’t it? They get the shaft in so many ways … attention, gifts, public fanfare, photos. I can’t say I felt guilty about any of it to…

    October 24, 2017
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    Working Mom

    Plans For New Plans

    Sometimes, life doesn’t turn out the way you expect it to. A stay at home mom was not on my vision board and it’s certainly not on my resume. Not that there is anything…

    October 17, 2017