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    The Good Doctor

    The summer before my freshman year of high school, I got a bug bite that almost resulted in brain damage. I know…it sounds insane…but if something like that can happen, odds are it will…

    January 3, 2018
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    Working Mom

    New Year, Who Dis?

    I’ve spent my career building brand messages. So much of my process is a like a deep dive, an excavation to find real meaning. This meaning then translates to vision focus and clarity that…

    January 2, 2018
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    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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    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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    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